Wendy Nather

Principal Security Strategist - Duo Security

Wendy Nather is Principal Security Strategist at Duo Security. She was previously the Research Director at the Retail ISAC, as well as Research Director of the Information Security Practice at independent analyst firm 451 Research. Nather led IT security for the EMEA region of the investment banking division of Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS), and served as CISO of the Texas Education Agency. She speaks regularly on topics ranging from threat intelligence to identity and access management, risk analysis, incident response, data security, and societal and privacy issues. Nather is Co-Author of The Cloud Security Rules, and was listed as one of SC Magazine’s Women in IT Security “Power Players” in 2014.

My Sessions

How Much Security Do You Really Need?

Room 320

The answer won’t fit in this talk — and maybe that’s the problem. We know what conventional wisdom has been telling us to do, and we know the current models have drawbacks, ranging from “expense in depth” to “cheeseburger risk management.” But there are some shocking answers for us to click on and consider as […]


Panel – Cyber Security Hiring, Retention, and How to Get the Perfect Job in a Competitive Market

Room 320

An interactive panel discussion about the current cyber security job market with some of the best cyber security leaders and employers. Learn what skills and traits employers are looking for when adding to their teams, in addition to understanding how to leverage your personal network to enhance your career or find the best talent. They’ll […]

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