Tim Mather is Vice President and Chief Security Strategist for RSA, The Security Division of EMC. He is responsible for keeping ahead of security industry trends, technology, and threats for the RSA Conference.
Prior to RSA, Mather was Vice-President of Technology Strategy in Symantec’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer, responsible for coordinating the company’s long-term technical and intellectual property strategy. In addition, he served for nearly seven years as VP and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), responsible for developing information systems security policies, overseeing implementation of all security-related policies and procedures, and information systems audit-related activities. He also worked with internal products groups on security capabilities in Symantec products.
Mather is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM). He holds Masters Degrees in National Security Studies from Georgetown University, and International Policy Studies from Monterey Institute of International Studies. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.