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GovWare 2023 Speakers

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Christine Gadsby

Christine Gadsby

Vice President, Product Security, BlackBerry
Christine Gadsby leads BlackBerry's Product Security organization, a highly respected team known for building and maintaining BlackBerry Secure software. Gadsby is a visionary leader currently focused on driving secure software supply chain efforts, open source software vulnerability management, and SDLC capabilities to meet various industry and government-driven security frameworks, including NIST 800-218, NIST 800-216, Cybersecurity Executive Order 14028, ISO 29147, ISO 30111, ISO 26262, ISO 21434, Vulnerability Exploitability Exchange [VEX], and building and delivering Software Bill of Materials [SBOM]. She is a known industry expert and keynote speaker who has recently earned several awards, including Cybersecurity Woman of the Year, Power 100 Women in Security, and Top 10 Women Leading Cybersecurity. She has contributed to several security industry conferences: RSA, CCTX, Black Hat, IoTSF, ISACA, WomeninIT, Open Source Summit North America, and FIRST. She has also been published in notable media outlets: Fox News, CBS, Yahoo, MSN, CSO, Medium, CyberScoop.