Nicole Dove

IANS Faculty

    Nicole is an award-winning information security leader with 18 years of experience driving results across cybersecurity, audit, global operations and relationship management functions. As Head of Security for Riot Games, she leads a team of BISOs focused on developing and deploying cybersecurity strategies that align with business priorities. Nicole uses a practical, balanced approach to maturing risk and security programs, leveraging her experience from investment banking, media, offshoring, audit and management consulting to enable innovation, manage risk, drive operational efficiencies and improve client experience.

    • Audit
    • Governance, Risk Management and Compliance
    • Security Program Development
    • Security Awareness
    • Management & Leadership

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Winner, 2021 Executive Women’s Forum Woman of Influence Award
    • White House Summit on the United State of Women, Changemaker Participant
    • LinkedIn Learning Cybersecurity Instructor 
    • Visiting Lecturer, Clark Atlanta University School of Business
    • International speaker (Facebook, Deloitte University, Yale School of Management, RSA, OWASP, Executive Women’s Forum)
    • Cybersecurity podcast contributor (CISO Series, CISO Talk, Defense in Depth, Urban Girl Corporate World, TechStrong, Humans of InfoSec)

    Certifications & Credentials

    • Harvard University Executive Certificate, Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age
    • Certified Internal Auditor
    • Certification in Risk Management Assurance

    Hobbies & Fun Facts

    Nicole performed voice over work on two Grand Theft Auto video games, sang backup for Michael Bolton and enjoys boating, road cycling, reading and playing tennis.