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Edna M. Conway (Cisco Systems, Inc.)

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Edna Conway is the Chief Security Officer for Cisco in its Global Value Chain. She develops and oversees the deployment of Cisco’s strategy to assess, monitor, and continuously improve the security of its global value chain. Cisco's Value Chain Security Program spans its Supply Chain Operations, Engineering, Worldwide Partner and Services organizations.  In addition, she drives Cisco’s cyber and security protection plan throughout its third party ecosystem. Conway serves or has served on the company’s Cybersecurity Board, Risk and Resiliency Operating Committee and Global Compliance Governance Committee. Conway also serves or has served as a leader in various international security and supply chain standards, public-private partnerships and industry consortia (e.g., ISO, iNEMI, IPC, The Open Group Trusted Technology Forum and The Common Criteria). Her work has been featured in a variety of publications, analyst reports, and case studies, including some referenced at Conway’s discussions on key issues can be found on her Blog. Her recent industry recognition includes being named 2016 Chief Security Officer of the Year by Info Security Products Guide at RSA and being named a 2016 Woman of M2M by Connected World Magazine.

Conway holds an AB from Columbia University, a law degree from the University of Virginia and additional credentials from MIT and Stanford, Carnegie Mellon and New York Universities.

Publications by Edna M. Conway (Cisco Systems, Inc.)