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Trellix Launches CISO Council with Top Cybersecurity Experts

New Trellix Mind of the CISO Initiative Drives Cybersecurity and AI Best Practices

Trellix, the cybersecurity company delivering the future of extended detection and response (XDR), today announced its new Mind of the CISO initiative, bringing global attention to the needs of the CISO community. The collaborative efforts span an inaugural CISO Council, research, and webinars.

Trellix’s CISO Council is founded on the principle of information sharing. The council brings together global influential experts to educate the industry on the challenges and solutions needed to effect change. Members will participate in Trellix-hosted events around the world and will also provide insightful contributed content. Inaugural members include:

  • Ala Asali, Chief Security Officer, Arab National Bank, Saudi Arabia
  • Ayed (Ed) Sleiman, Head of Special Projects/Former CISO, KAUST, UAE
  • Ariel Picans, CISO, Banco Delta, Panama
  • Everett Bates, Chief Information Security Officer, EverView, U.S.
  • Harold Rivas, Chief Information Security Officer, Trellix
  • Jim Jenkins, VP, Information Security & ISO, Vantage West Credit Union, U.S.
  • Jose Vicente Vidal, Head of Global Security Operations, BBVA, Spain
  • Rob Labbé, CEO & CISO-in-Residence, Mining and Metals ISAC, Canada
  • Shamoun Siddiqui, Chief Information Security Officer, Neiman Marcus Group, U.S.

“CISOs face new challenges resulting from the rapidly changing threat landscape, the advents of AI and other disruptive technologies, and regulatory changes,” said Harold Rivas, CISO at Trellix. “As chief defenders, we must actively collaborate with our peers to identify successful ways to navigate these challenges. Collaboration is one of the most potent tools we have.”