Joseph is an IT and Cybersecurity professional with over 20 years of experience with a focus on creating and managing cybersecurity programs. His expertise includes Cyber/IT Risk Management, Data Governance, Security Governance, Incident Response, and Privacy Management. Joseph has worked in a broad range of industries such as Banking/Finance/Insurance, E-commerce, Entertainment, Fashion, and Aerospace. Joseph is currently the Chief Information Security Officer for Scotiabank US. He has a Master of Science with Distinction in Information Security and Assurance from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Bachelor of Science with Summa Cum Laude in Computer Forensics from Pace University. He holds industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM, ITIL Foundation, Six Sigma Green Belt, and ACE: Access Data Certified Examiner for Forensics. Joseph is on the Board of Directors for ISACA New York Metropolitan Chapter as a Co-Chair for the membership committee where he manages the hosting of cybersecurity industry related events for the NY cybersecurity community. Joseph is also on the advisory board for an incident response/forensic and advisory company called LIFARS. He has participated on many speaking panels related to cybersecurity and has written several cybersecurity industry articles. Joseph is also a mentor for cybersecurity students participating in the IQ4 program as a board member dedicated to all university college students. Joseph is also on the board of advisors for Pace University to help develop their educational programs for their students.