Dave Lewis

IANS Faculty

    Dave is a Global Advisory CISO for Duo Security, a Cisco subsidiary. He has almost two decades of industry expertise with extensive experience in IT operations and management. Dave is the Founder of the security news site Liquidmatrix Security Digest and co-host of the Liquidmatrix podcast. He is also the Director & Co-Founder of OpenCERT Canada, Canada’s first open national Computer Emergency Response Team. Dave has worked finance, healthcare, entertainment, manufacturing, and critical infrastructure verticals. He also has experience consulting for federal organizations working as a Security Consultant and defense contractor to the FBI, US Navy, Social Security Administration, US Postal Service, and the US Department of Defense.

    • Cloud Security
    • Web Security
    • Network Security
    • Security Operations
    • Penetration Testing

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Member of the (ISC)2 Board of Directors
    • Writer for Decipher, PortSWigger Web Security, Forbes, and CSO Online
    • Speaker at information security conferences such as DEF CON and BSides
    • Director of BSides Las Vegas Chapter
    • Co-Founder of BSides Toronto
    • Advisor to Securosis, an information security research and advisory firm
    • Advisory Board Member for Sector Security Education Conference
    • Former Global Security Advocate at Akamai Technologies

    Certifications & Credentials

    • MS, Computer & Information Systems Security/Information Assurance – Harvard University

    Hobbies & Fun Facts

    In his free time, Dave enjoys spending time with his family and playing bass guitar. Dave also ran as a torch bearer relay for the 2010 Winter Olympics.