Catherine Rees is Vice President, Information Security, at Comcast, reporting to the Chief Information and Infrastructure Security Officer. Catherine is responsible for developing the information security strategy designed to protect systems and data for Comcast. Focus areas include risk assessments and maturing the cybersecurity landscape through innovative use of technology, processes and partnerships across the enterprise. She fosters a culture that embraces risk awareness and security architectures designed to achieve strategic business goals. Catherine joined Comcast in 2014 and brings more than 20 years of focused information technology, data center and network operations and information security experience.

Prior to Comcast, Catherine served as CISO at News Corp, Dow Jones and ACE Group, where she helped build the information security architecture and controls for these global companies. Before that, she had a long career at CIGNA, where she worked in information protection, program management and other technology specialties.

Catherine has a Master of Business Administration from Temple University and bachelor’s degree from Rider University. She holds the professional designations of Certified Information Systems Security Professional and Information Systems Security Management Professional from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium.