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Grady Summers

Grady Summers is Executive VP and Chief Technology Officer at FireEye, where he oversees the global CTO team that supports R&D and product engineering and works with customers to address today’s evolving threat landscape. Grady has over 15 years of experience in information security both as a CISO and consultant to many Fortune 500 companies. He joined FireEye through its acquisition of Mandiant in 2014. Prior to Mandiant, he was a partner at Ernst & Young, responsible the firm's information security program management practice. Before E&Y, Grady was the CISO at General Electric, overseeing a global information security organization. His previous roles at GE include divisional CTO and a variety of positions in application security, web development, and infrastructure management. He holds an MBA from Columbia University and a bachelor of science in computer systems from Grove City College.

Recent articles by Grady Summers

  • The 2020 elections will be hotly contested, and the integrity of the election will need to be beyond repute to ensure citizens confidence in a free and fair election.
  • Unlike buzzwords from prior years at RSA Conference, this year’s buzzwords are all throwbacks of sorts. They represent a return to fundamentals of information security.
  • There are many pitfalls, and some simple rules that can help you make smarter decisions if you are in looking to purchase security products seen at RSA Conference.
  • Companies in China are facing many of the same threats that your organization faces today, but they are addressing these threats at a massive scale, on emerging platforms, and with innovative approaches that we can learn from.