Security 500  Conference

Security 500  Conference


Derrick ButtsDerrick A. Butts,CISSP, ITILv3,
Chief Information and Cybersecurity Officer,
Truth Initiative

As Truth Initiative’s Chief Information Officer and Cybersecurity Officer (CIO/CO), Derrick A. Butts oversees a team of specialists supporting access control, cybersecurity, VoIP, wireless, security awareness training, and other information technologies along with enterprise and cloud-based applications. He has developed and introduced a transitional engineering and logistics planning framework to migrate 90% of Truth Initiative’s applications and services platforms to the cloud. With 3.5 decades of systems information technology and security experience, his expertise includes enterprise business continuity design strategies - domestically and internationally, for cyber-secure infrastructures, interoperability, cloud computing, and virtual networking. In 2021, Derrick was recognized by Security Magazine as one of the Top Cybersecurity Leaders.