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Ira Winkler

Chief Security Architect, Walmart

Ira Winkler, CISSP, is the Chief Security Architect for Walmart and author of the books, You Can Stop Stupid and Security Awareness for Dummies. He is considered one of the world’s most influential security professionals and was named “The Awareness Crusader” by CSO magazine in receiving their CSO COMPASS Award. Most recently, he was named 2021 Top Cybersecurity Leader by Security Magazine. Ira began his career at the National Security Agency, where he served in various roles as an Intelligence and Computer Systems Analyst. He has since served in other positions supporting the cybersecurity programs in organizations of all sizes.

Speaker sessions

Beyond the Buzzwords: Challenging the Worst Security Advice with Practical Wisdom

  • 14:00
  • Tue
  • 14 Nov
  • Best practices
  • Talent
  • Workforce