Keith Wilson

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Keith Wilson was most recently the Managing Director and Chief Information Security Officer of TIAA-CREF Financial Services. Keith was responsible with safeguarding TIAA-CREF’s information assets as well as continuing to evolve the information security program to react to infrastructure and policy changes in line with business and client priorities. TIAA-CREF is a leading Fortune 100 financial services organization with $487 billion in assets under management helping over 3.7 million individuals in the academic, medical, cultural, governmental and research fields plan for retirement, and life’s other goals.

Previous Experience: Chief Information Security Officer, Broadridge Financial Solutions; Head of IT Risk, Citigroup Private Bank; as well as various security leadership positions at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals.

Why I Joined The Analogies Project

“I am thrilled to support The Analogies Project in it’s mission to simplify the message around security and to help people relate to complex security challenges through simple and memorable everyday analogies that everyone can relate to. We use analogies inherently in our everyday lives as security professionals; but never really consider the power of these analogies and how they can be expanded upon to help people of all technical levels relate to the complex world of Information Security. Embracing these natural parallels through analogies will not only help clarify our message but it will also help make the core security messages easier to recall at that critical time when the security professionals are no longer in the room!”

My Analogies

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