Build Better Defenses
October 29–30, 2017: Training
October 30–November 1, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Wade Baker

Wade Baker
Cofounder, Cyentia Institute

Website | @wadebaker

Wade Baker is cofounder of the Cyentia Institute, where he leads custom research and analysis efforts for clients in security fields across different industries. A business leader and researcher with a deep-seated passion for using data to improve cybersecurity decisions, practice, and products, Wade is perhaps best known for creating and leading Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report series, widely regarded as a gold standard among technical and business professionals for understanding threats and prioritizing defenses. Previously, he was vice president of strategy and risk analytics at ThreatConnect and managing director and CTO of security solutions at Verizon Enterprise Solutions. Wade is a member of RSA Conference’s advisory board and member of the FAIR Institute’s board of directors.


11:20am–12:00pm Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Yong-Gon Chon (Focal Point Data Risk), Wade Baker (Cyentia Institute)
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Yong-Gon Chon and Wade Baker share the results of an original, in-depth survey project that interviewed current board members and senior cybersecurity professionals to find out whether cybersecurity is now a boardroom issue, and if it is, determine what security experts have been telling boards to care about. Read more.