Join us at One Identity Resilience 2021 for a special keynote session from Christopher Krebs, former Director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. In his One Identity Resilience keynote session, Defend Today, Secure Tomorrow, he will cover serious and timely issues with relatable stories, surprising insights, a bit of paranoia and a touch of humor.
Meet Chris Krebs
Chris Krebs calls it like he sees it. His engaging style and extensive expertise bring the audience along for the ride on emerging national security events, from the rise of ransomware, defending elections, major cyberattacks and the growing challenges of disinformation. Krebs translates complex technology, business and societal issues into straightforward and understandable terms, leaving audiences with actionable insights into how organizations can become more resilient and how leaders in any line of business can be more prepared for today's and tomorrow's threats.
Christopher Krebs is a founding partner of the Krebs Stamos Group, and previously served as the first director of the federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). As Director, Mr. Krebs oversaw CISA’s efforts to manage risk to the nation’s businesses and government agencies, bringing together partners to collectively defend against cyber and physical threats. At CISA, Mr. Krebs also pioneered the Rumor Control program, which was designed to counter disinformation campaigns. Before serving as CISA Director, Mr. Krebs served in various roles at the Department of Homeland Security, responsible for a range of cybersecurity, critical infrastructure and national resilience issues. Prior to his time at DHS, he directed U.S. cybersecurity policy for Microsoft, and advised industry and government clients on complex cybersecurity and business risk matters, while serving at positions with Obsidian Analysis and Dutko Consulting. He also served in the George W. Bush Administration, advising DHS leadership on domestic and international risk management and public-private partnership initiatives. Mr. Krebs holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University.