Brian Contos is the CISO & VP Technology Innovation at Verodin. He is a seasoned executive, board advisor, entrepreneur and author with over two decades of experience in the security industry. After getting his start in security with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and later Bell Labs, he began the process of building security startups and taking multiple companies through successful IPOs and acquisitions, including Riptech, ArcSight, Imperva, McAfee and Solera Networks. Contos has worked in over 50 countries across six continents. He has authored several security books (his latest with the former Deputy Director of the NSA), spoken at leading security events globally, and frequently appears in the news. He was recently featured in a cyberwar documentary alongside General Michael Hayden (former Director NSA and CIA).