Chris Novak

Managing Director, Verizon

Speaker Bio

Chris Novak is the Managing Director of Verizon Cyber Security Consulting. He is an internationally recognized executive in the fields of Incident Response, Computer Forensics, and Threat Intelligence. He has more than 20 years of cybersecurity industry experience ranging from real world field work to Fortune 100 C-suite and board advisory roles.

Chris was recently appointed to President Biden’s inaugural Cyber Safety Review Board, where he is serving a 2-year term advising on matters of cybersecurity and national security. Security Magazine also named Chris a 2022 Top Cybersecurity Leader.

Chris is an active public speaker, discussing various topics ranging from high-level best practices to executive-level crisis management. He has been a contributing author of the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report since its first publication in 2008. You will frequently see him featured in TV, radio, and print media. He is also a member of the Forbes Technology Council, where he frequently writes and comments on the topic of cybersecurity.