by Elle Zesky

Skyline of New York City

On February 25th, 2021, The Cyber Collaborative hosted Middlebury Alum Geoff Brown, the CISO and Head of Cyber Command for New York City. 

Geoff Brown, a Middlebury College alum, serves as both Chief Information Security Officer and Head of Cyber Command for New York City, overseeing cybersecurity and aggregate information risk across all 100+ NYC departments and agencies. On February 25th, 2020 Geoff Brown spoke to the Middlebury Community about his responsibilities in New York, current challenges of the cyber security landscape, and what Middlebury students can do to break into the career field. 

Preventing Hackers from Taking a Digital Bite Out of the Big Apple

An interview-style talk with the CISO and Head of the Cyber Command for NYC about the day-to-day responsibilities and challenges of his role and he will vignette the events of the recent Solarwinds attack!