Malcolm Harkins

Malcolm Harkins is the Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Cylance Corporation. In this role he is responsible for all aspects of information risk and security, security and privacy policy, and for peer outreach activities to drive improvement across the world in the understanding of cyber risks and best practices to manage and mitigate those risks. Previously Malcolm was Vice President and Chief Security and Privacy Officer (CSPO) at Intel Corporation. In that role Malcolm was responsible for managing the risk, controls, privacy, security, and other related compliance activities for all of Intel’s information assets, products and services. Before becoming Intel’s first CSPO he was the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) reporting into the Chief Information Officer. Malcolm also held roles in Finance, Procurement and various business operations. He has managed IT benchmarking efforts and Sarbanes Oxley systems compliance efforts. Harkins acted as the profit and loss manager for the Flash Product Group at Intel; was the general manager of Enterprise Capabilities, responsible for the delivery and support of Intel’s Finance and HR systems; and worked in an Intel business venture focusing on e-commerce hosting.Malcolm previously taught at the CIO institute at the UCLA Anderson School of Business and was an adjunct faculty member at Susquehanna University in 2009. In 2010, he received the excellence in the field of security award at the RSA conference. He was recognized by Computerworld magazine as one of the top 100 Information Technology Leaders for 2012. (ISC)2 recognized Malcolm in 2012 with the Information Security Leadership Award. In September of 2013 Malcolm was recognized as one of the top 10 breakaway security leaders at the Global CISO executive summit. In addition, in November of 2015 he received the Security Advisor Alliance Excellence in Innovation Award. He is a Fellow with the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology, a non-partisan think-tank providing objective advice on cybersecurity to the House, Senate, and a variety of federal agencies. Malcolm is a sought after speaker for industry events, he is also an author of many white papers, and in December 2012 he published his first book titled Managing Risk and Information Security, Protect to Enable. He also is a contributing author to a book titled Introduction to IT Privacy, a Handbook for Technologists a publication from the International Association of Privacy Professionals that was published in March 2014. Malcolm received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California at Irvine and an MBA in finance and accounting from the University of California at Davis.