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How should any CEO be thinking about cybersecurity in 2023?

With Subject Matter Experts

April 20, 2023

Iain Paterson - CISO, WELL Health Technologies
Craig Hinkley - Cybersecurity Expert
David Gillian - National Security, Intelligence and Defense

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How should any CEO be thinking about cybersecurity in 2023?

April 20, 2023

Iain Paterson

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Iain Paterson is a Cyber Security veteran with over 16 years of experience in the Information Security and IT field. He has designed and run security operations programs in enterprise-scale banking, healthcare, and government organizations. In 2015, Iain joined Cycura, where he became the company’s Managing Director, leading both Offensive Security and Incident Response teams. In August 2020, WELL Health acquired Cycura, and he became the company’s CEO and leader of the Business Unit, which includes Source 44 Consulting. In 2022 Iain assumed the full-time role of CISO for WELL and its various business subsidiaries in North America and abroad. Iain has spoken globally as a thought leader at Healthtech and Cyber Security conferences. Iain sits on the RCMP / NC3 Cyber Crime working committee, The Dakota State University Cyber Security Program Advisory Committee, and the Halifax Forum “Peace with Women Fellowship” selection committee. Iain holds industry designations from ISC2, SABSA, and ISACA and an MBA from Athabasca University in Alberta, Canada.

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CISO, WELL Health Technologies

Craig Hinkley

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Craig Hinkley is immersed in the Cybersecurity market and has been since 2015, when he joined WhiteHat Security as CEO, bringing over 20 years of executive leadership in the technology sector to this role. In his seven-year tenure at WhiteHat, Craig’s customer-centric approach fueled global brand recognition and expansion beyond the application security space, servicing organizations worldwide. In 2019, Craig successfully led WhiteHat’s acquisition by NTT Security, a global cybersecurity services company headquartered in Japan. Then in 2022, he led the effort to sell WhiteHat/NTT Application Security out of NTT to Synopsys Inc.

Before joining WhiteHat Security, Craig served as vice president and general manager of the LogLogic business unit for TIBCO Software, taken private by Vista Equity Partners in 2014. Craig was also the general manager at Hewlett-Packard for the HP networking business in the Americas, where he was instrumental in the 3Com acquisition that led the company to enter and disrupt the enterprise networking market.

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Cybersecurity Expert

David Gillian

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David Gillian is a senior executive with a decade of consulting services experience and over 30 years of service as an officer in the Australian Army. Over this time, David has built deep expertise in leadership, intelligence, defense, national security, strategy, operations, and organizational performance in the military and private sectors.

On joining McChrystal Group LLC as a Partner in 2013, David held various senior roles in helping to grow the company from a start-up to an established international advisory firm. Through his nine years at McChrystal Group, David’s responsibilities included extensive experience leading global client engagements across diverse industries, including technology, engineering and construction, energy, government, defense, healthcare, and financial services. His roles also included 18 months as Chief Growth Officer before being given responsibility for establishing and leading the company’s London-based European Office for four years.

In 2022, David joined C|T Group, a global campaigns, intelligence, and advisory firm, as a Senior Adviser, helping expand C|T Group’s global defense advisory practice.

Also, in 2022, David became a Professor of Practice in Cyber Leadership and Intelligence (CLI) at Dakota State University (DSU), a leading university in the fields of cyber and AI. In this role, David is the Chair of the CLI Advisory Board which provides external expertise and insights into the development of the CLI Program. David’s role also includes the expansion of DSU’s international
exchange program.

Before McChrystal Group, David was a senior officer in the Australian Army, retiring at the Brigadier rank and the Army’s most senior intelligence officer. His operational service included serving as the Deputy Chief of Intelligence in Afghanistan for Generals Stan McChrystal and David Petraeus. Following that assignment, he served at the Pentagon as the Personal Liaison Officer for the Chief of the Australian Defence Force to the Chairman of the United States Joint Chiefs of Staff before retiring in 2013 and commencing his business career.

David is a Royal Military College of Australia graduate and completed graduate education at
the Australian Army Command and Staff College and the Australian Defence College. He has a Master of Arts in International Relations, a Master of Arts in Strategic Studies, a Bachelor of Arts (with Honors) in History, a Graduate Diploma of Management Studies, and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Among a range of honors and awards, David was appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2009 and received a Commendation for Distinguished Service for his service during the invasion of Iraq. He also received the US Meritorious Service Medal and the US Defense Intelligence Award for his service to the international intelligence community.

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Cybersecurity Expert

David Gillian

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