Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, AIG
Tom is the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer at AIG (American International Group). Tom is a recognized thought leader within the security industry and is known for his research in multiple areas including adversary profiling and software vulnerability research. Tom has over 17 years’ experience providing security expertise to some of the world’s largest organizations and as a trusted adviser on security to the C-suite. In addition to his highly technical background and technical leadership experience, Tom is a seasoned security business strategist and has formulated the go-to-market strategy and services portfolios for multiple respected and successful organizations. Tom has been the architect of multiple, highly successful security mergers & acquisitions and has been responsible for the business strategy during post integration activities.
Tom has published four books on the topic of information security including “Cyber Adversary Characterization - Auditing the Hacker Mind” and a contributor to the popular “Stealing the Network” Series. Mr. Parker is a frequent speaker at conferences around the globe including the BlackHat Briefings and lends his time to lecturing at Universities, involvement in community research initiatives and is often called to provide his expert opinion to mass media organizations, including BBC News, CNN, and online/print outlets such as Vanity Fair, The Register, Reuters News, Wired and Business Week.
Tom is a survivor of Sudden Cardiac Arrest and serves as Vice-Chair of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation Board of Directors.