Alex Leon, CISO at Dime Community Bank
Building an information security program that meets the business needs of your organization and its continuance, while protecting the institution’s assets, is a venture all CISO’s have to endure. During this webinar, a bank CISO with over 25 years of experience in the Financial Services industry will share his knowledge on how to build a successful program for various size organizations. This session will cover the GRC framework (Governance, Risk and Compliance) will blend with the Cybersecurity framework (Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond and Recover) creating a unique formula for success.
Alex Leon is the CISO at Dime Community Bank, a $6 Billion institution located in Brooklyn, New York. Alex has over 25 years of experience working in the Financial Services industry, including 18 years at Citibank and 4 years at Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking. He has experience working in all 3 Lines of Defense (IT/IS, Risk, Audit). He has some of the most recognized Information Security certifications such as: C|CISO, CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, CGEIT, CBCP, CTPRP and CSX-f. Alex has a Master of Science in IT Management from Colorado Technical University; and also earned a CISO Executive Program Certification from Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College of Information Systems and Policy. He is a Cybersecurity Advisory Board Member at Rutgers University, New Jersey. Alex is the first CISO at Dime Community Bank and reports directly to the Chief Risk Officer. He briefs the Bank’s Board of Directors at least quarterly. In his free time he shares his knowledge and industry experience with those entering the cybersecurity field. He is a Learning Tree Cybersecurity Instructor and enjoys skydiving during the summer months.