Metro Women's Leadership Summit

Carol Suchit-Hudson

Carol Suchit-Hudson

In her current role as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Carol is responsible for championing and executing a leading class Information Security program across all divisions at NICE Systems. NICE provides software solutions to more than 85 of the Fortune 100 focusing on solutions to improve business performance, increase operational efficiency, prevent financial crime, ensure compliance and enhance safety and security.

She brings almost 20 years of experience in the delivery of enterprise information security and technology solutions. Previously, as a senior vice-president/technology executive in the Global Information Security division at Bank of America leading a security engineering group responsible for quality & sustainability across the global portfolio. Prior to Bank of America, she held executive level information security positions at the City of New York, Johnson & Johnson and Health Care Systems.

Carol has a diverse range of information security experience in several industries; financial, government, healthcare, transportation and Big 4 consulting. Her skill set includes security engineering, audit, regulatory compliance & governance, security awareness, and security policy development. Carol has been honored as one of Computerworld Magazine's Premier 100 IT Leaders. She holds a B.S. in Operations Management and an M.S. in Management Information Systems, both from New Jersey Institute of Technology. She recently completed her M.S. In Computer Science, Cyber Security from NYU's Polytechnic School of Engineering, a designated Center of Academic Excellence by the National Security Agency (NSA). Carol holds several industry certifications including CISSP, CISM, PMP, FEMA-NIMS, and ITIL. Additionally she has a graduate certification from the Board Leadership Institute at Seton Hall University and sits on the board of two non-profits.

Breach Response: Be Prepared or Face the Consequences
One can hardly turn on the news these days without hearing about the latest victim of a cyber-attack. No industry is immune from the threat of a costly cyber breach. Cybersecurity is one of the biggest risks that enterprises face today. Whether or not you are prepared to manage a security breach will determine the final outcome. This workshop will focus on the importance of being prepared to respond to various types of cyber-attacks quickly to mitigate legal, ethical, regulatory and reputational loss.