Adam Isles is principal of the Cybersecurity Practice at The Chertoff Group. Adam is an attorney and cybersecurity expert with 25+ years in security and law enforcement. He co-authored the Chertoff Group's security risk management methodology, which received DHS SAFETY Act renewal in 2022. Earlier, Adam served as DHS deputy chief of staff (2007-2009) and he started his legal career at the US Department of Justice as a trial lawyer in the Criminal Division in 1997. From 1998-2001, he was also secretary of the G8 High-tech Crime Experts Group. Adam is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).