“Business executives have to stop looking at cybersecurity as a technical issue. It truly is a business risk” Chris Krebs – Founding Partner at Krebs Stamos Group LLC
About Chris Krebs
Chris Krebs calls it like he sees it, covering serious and timely issues with relatable stories, surprising insights, a little bit of paranoia, and a touch of humor. His engaging style and extensive expertise brings the audience along for the ride on emerging national security events, from the rise of ransomware, defending elections, major cyber attacks, and the growing challenges of disinformation.
Krebs translates complex technology, business, and societal issues into straightforward and understandable terms, leaving audiences with actionable insights into how organizations can become more resilient and how leaders in any line of business can be more prepared for today’s and tomorrow’s threats.
Chris Krebs is a CBS News Contributor, as well as the founding partner of Krebs Stamos Group, and previously served as the first director of the federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). As Director, Krebs oversaw CISA’s efforts to manage risk to the nation’s businesses and government agencies, bringing together partners to collectively defend against cyber and physical threats. At CISA, Krebs also pioneered the Rumor Control program, which was designed to counter disinformation campaigns.