Sandy Silk

Sandy Silk is the Director of Information Security Education and Consulting at Harvard University, Founder of Cyber Risk and Resilience Consulting, and a member of the Board of Advisors for the MS in Information Security Leadership at Brandeis University. She excels at bringing together executive leaders, business teams, and IT professionals to align cyber risk management with strategic priorities and culture, risk tolerance levels, and positive customer experience. Her team at Harvard consults with researchers, faculty, and departments on security risks and controls for the data, technology, and vendors they use within their projects. Sandy is also involved in several Women in Technology (WIT) organizations and programs, and she led the creation of a WIT mentoring program at Harvard. Her prior information security career included positions with Fidelity Investments, Bose Corporation, and Wellington Management Company.

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The Best Technology Against Fraud
Cybersecurity has always been a very serious concern not just for businesses but also for personal security. 2022 has seen a rapid increase in both businesses and people stepping up their security towards more secure channels and technological advancements – and it is set to get even more widespread throughout the year. The global pandemic...
Combatting Critical Infrastructure’s Security Flaws
The latest threat security research into operational technology and industrial systems has identified around 56 issues that cyber criminals could instigate cyberattacks against critical infrastructure. Unfixable The problem is not just in the number, but also in the fact that many of them are classed as unfixable. This is more due to insecure protocols and...
The Best Practices for Enterprise Security
As more and more internet users become increasingly aware of, frustrated and dissatisfied with how organizations are failing to secure their personal information, we take a look at what the best practices are for enterprise security within organizations should be at this point. What is Enterprise Security When we talk of enterprise security, we are...