David Cass has been appointed President of CISOs Connect, an exclusive community of cybersecurity leaders that caters to cybersecurity leaders’ education, networking and information sharing needs.

In this role, Cass will lead the company’s peer engagement efforts, ensuring that the community is catering to the unique and evolving needs of Chief Information Security Officers.

Cass also recently joined GSR, a crypto market maker, as Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), where he is responsible for driving the firm’s information security and privacy strategy, working across teams to improve existing information security and privacy, and creating new solutions to improve the safety of the digital asset space.

Since 2019, Cass served as a lead regulator for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he was a member of the Large Institution Supervision Committee (LISCC). Cass co-led an organization of experienced cyber and IT examiners at the Federal Reserve. He contributed to current policies and guidance related to cybersecurity, cryptocurrency, and AI/ML. He helped set the strategic road map of exam and supervisory monitoring related to cyber, regulatory compliance, and IT Risk for globally significant financial institutions. In addition, David’s experience as a Senior Partner at Law and Forensics enabled him to assist various organizations with their security, regulatory, and privacy challenges.

“I am very excited about the opportunities presented by CISOs Connect and to work with some of the world’s smartest, most innovative CISOs,” said Cass. “This prestigious and dynamic group brings together some of the world’s top cybersecurity leaders that share best practices, approaches and ideas, which ultimately leads to better protection for all of us.”