Dr. Phyllis SchneckManaging Director and Global Leader of Cyber Solutions with Promontory Financial Group, LLC
Phyllis Schneck is a Managing Director and Global Leader of Cyber Solutions with Promontory. Phyllis has more than 15 years of government and private sector experience in senior cybersecurity positions and leads Promontory’s cybersecurity practice. She has a background in high performance computing and cryptography, and has developed cybersecurity products and programs for both government and industry across finance and other critical infrastructure sectors. She joined Promontory from the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”), where she served as the deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and communications and led responses to cybersecurity threats against corporations, civilians, and the government. Prior to the DHS, Phyllis served as chief technology officer for the global public sector at McAfee, where she was responsible for products and services used by governments to counter global cyberthreats and maintain industrial and telecommunications security. Phyllis has also served as a member of the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ commission, chairman of the board of directors of the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance, vice chairman of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s advisory board, and national chairman of the board of directors of the FBI’s public-private InfraGard program.