Mr. David Venable is a Chief Information Security Officer, and former intelligence professional with the US National Security Agency, with extensive experience in Computer Network Exploitation, Information Operations, Digital Network Intelligence, and cryptography. He has also taught about these subjects while serving as adjunct faculty at the National Cryptologic School. Dave has developed and managed several U.S. national-level projects in support of global anti-terrorism operations and the Global War on Terror, in addition to providing security advisory services to Global 500 companies.
Mr. Venable is a regular keynote speaker and author on information security, and has appeared in the BBC, The Times of London, Forbes, Bloomberg, Harvard Business Review, Information Week, The Register, and other publications.
He serves on the Cyber Security Advisory Board of Southern Methodist University, and is the Vice President of Cyber Security at Masergy, where he is responsible for protecting a global network infrastructure, as well as advising multinational companies about protecting their vital digital assets.