Field Chief Technology Officer, NetWitness
Ben Smith (@[email protected]) is Field Chief Technology Officer with NetWitness. He brings more than 25 years' experience in the information security, risk management, networking and telecommunications industries; his prior employers include RSA Security, UUNET, and the US Government, along with several technology startups. Smith holds industry certifications in information security (CCISO, CISSP), risk management (CRISC), and privacy (CIPT); he is an acknowledged contributor to NIST SP 1800-1, -3, and -7 and he chairs the Cybersecurity Canon Project. He is a patent holder, a published contributor of four of the '97 Things Every Information Security Professional Should Know' [O'Reilly, 2021] and previously served as a corporate representative to the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). Smith has presented internationally at cybersecurity events sponsored by Gartner, FS-ISAC, SANS, IANS, CERT/SEI, RSA Conference, ISSA, (ISC)2, ISACA, Infosecurity, BSides, ASIS, InfraGard, HTCIA, SecureWorld, ISMG, SC Media, SIRA, RMA, IIA, MWCA, ICI and other organizations.