Chris Pierson of Viewpost on Outlook for 2017

Chris Pierson of Viewpost offers an assessment of the impact the Trump administration could have on cybersecurity in the government and private sectors and sizes up the role of emerging technologies.

In a video interview at RSA Conference 2017, Pierson discusses:

  • The future of cyber threat information sharing;
  • The need for quick action to protect critical infrastructure;
  • The important roles that deception technologies and behavioral analytics can play in bolstering cybersecurity.

In addition to serving as executive vice president, general counsel and CISO for Viewpost, a payments and invoicing provider, Pierson serves on the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee and Cybersecurity Subcommittee. Before joining Viewpost, Pierson was the first chief privacy officer for the Royal Bank of Scotland’s U.S. banking operations. He also formerly served as a corporate attorney at the law firm Lewis and Roca, where he established the firm’s cybersecurity practice.