Denise Hucke has been working in Technology for 20+ years and working in cybersecurity and controls for over 15 years. She currently works as a Technology Control Officer (TCO) overseeing the Risk & Controls aligned to Commercial Bank. Prior to this role, she was the Business Information Security Officer (BISO) and Head of the Technology Controls for Corporate Technology (CT).

Previously, Denise was the global CISO at ADP. As ADP’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Denise was responsible for building the team in the three global Incident Management Centers (CIRC and Fraud Monitoring) in NJ, India and the Philippines. This group included Security Engineering and Operations, Vulnerability Management and Security Testing and Analysis Teams. The Global Security Organization were recognized by ISE as the North America Project Award Winner and by Netwitness for the Best SOC. The Trusted Platform Security Initiative (TPSI) was also recognized by CSO40. Denise held several roles at ADP, including the Chief Business Security Officer (CBSO) for US & Canada, where she was accountable to provide security services for US & Canada Division Presidents. Denise also led the Operational Risk Program, which included Controls Assurance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Policies.

Denise worked at Merck for 16 years, where she held several roles overseeing the worldwide security programs for GRC, Risk Management, Compliance, Incident Response, Engineering/Operations, Vulnerability Management, Corporate Policy, the Security Education and Awareness Program. In 2009, she was appointed by the Executive Committee to represent cybersecurity during the $41 billion merger of Merck and Schering-Plough pharmaceuticals.

Denise is active in multiple industry consortiums and is on the Board of Advisors for the Executive Women’s Forum. She has been a speaker at RSA, the EWF’s national conference, ISSA, Cloud Security Alliance, ICS2, ASIS, WITI and ISE. Denise holds a Masters in Telecommunication Management from Stevens Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Science in Economics from Rutgers University. Denise holds several industry certifications, include CISSP, GIAC and ITIL. Her mission and dedication span globally and has been recognized with several leadership and achievement awards.

Denise lives in Hunterdon County, NJ. She and her boyfriend, Bryan raise five children and enjoy skiing, camping and vacations at the Jersey Shore.