Securing California: Peter Liebert, CISO of the State of California

Thursday, October 19, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Building 380, Room 380Y, Main Quad, Stanford campus

  • Peter Liebert
Stanford Cyber Initiative Seminar: Securing California - Peter Liebert, Chief Information Security Officer for the State of California. 
October 19th, 5pm, 380-380Y

What cybersecurity challenges does California face, as the 6th largest economy in the world? How is cybersecurity scalable from a university, local, state, and federal level? Do state CISOs work together, and how does information sharing between states affect cybersecurity? Learn more about setting security policy and security practice in our state. 
Peter Liebert serves as chief information security officer and director of the Office of Information Security at the California Department of Technology. Liebert has been senior product manager at FireEye Inc. since 2016, where he was threat assessment manager from 2015 to 2016. He served in several positions at the United States Cyber Command, where he was special assistant in the Office of the Secretary of Defense for cyber policy from 2014 to 2015 and senior cyber policy analyst from 2013 to 2014. Liebert served as cybersecurity and logistics analyst in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations from 2011 to 2013 and was lead for the Palestinian Logistics Mentoring and Warehouse Information Technology Program at DynCorp International from 2008 to 2010. He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy from 2000 to 2008. He earned a Master of Public Administration degree from the Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government and a Master of Science degree in international security from Cranfield University.