Dr. Martin Carmichael is the Chief Security Officer for
TDAmeritrade, responsible for IT security, forensics, security risk
management, physical security, IT security engineering, and security
compliance with regulatory controls. A highly knowledgeable security
executive with more than 20 years experience, he has delivered reliable
and cost effective security solutions for global and domestic
organizations including McAfee, Asurion, Wells Fargo Bank, NATO, and
the Department of Defense. He is an expert in company threat and risk
assessment methods, the design of secure environments, security problem
solving and blending a business return on investment with corporate
information protection needs.
Dr. Carmichael has received several security certifications, including
CISSP (ISC2), CISM (ISACA), ISSMP (ISC2) and ISSAP. He also holds
clearances with the U.S. Department of Defense and he holds a Doctorate
of Computer Science (D.CS) from Colorado Technical University, with his
dissertation focused on "Parametric/Non-Parametric Evaluation of
Enterprise Security Risk."
Chief Security Officer - The
Center for Internet Security
Steven Piliero is the CSO for The Center for Internet Security and lead
for the CIS Security Metrics Initiative. He also served as an
executive for a fortune 100 financial services organization, where he
developed and managed enterprise-wide governance and security programs.
Two of the security and program solutions he helped develop were
credited with putting the company on the InformationWeek500 list, an
annual ranking of the most innovative users of business technology in
He has designed and deployed international, security management
programs for some of the world's largest organizations. Additionally,
he initiated and co-developed successful security solutions with three
of the top security solution vendors as well as contributed to CIS,
NIST and NSA security standards.