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Adam Palmer

Adam Palmer

Chief Cybersecurity Strategist, Tenable
As Tenable's Chief Cybersecurity Strategist, Adam focuses on advising senior leaders, government heads on cybersecurity strategy. He has over 20 years working in cybersecurity and is able to provide insights into current cybersecurity threats, cyber risk management, and cyber risk exposure. Before joining Tenable, Adam held the position of Global Director, Cybersecurity Risk & Controls for Banco Santander - the largest bank in the EU and Latin America as well as other key executive positions at large cybersecurity vendors. Adam's career achievements include serving in the U.S. military - focused on cybercrime cases, creating the .ORG top-level Internet domain cybersecurity programme, as well as leading the United Nations Global Programme Against Cybercrime, delivering anti-cybercrime capacity building programs to global governments. In these roles he advised both large and medium-size organisations on cybersecurity best practices. Adam is also an Adjunct Senior Fellow at RSiS, NTU, Singapore