About the Author
Claude Mandy is Chief Evangelist for Data Security at Symmetry, where he focuses on innovation, industry engagement and leads efforts to evolve how modern data security is viewed and used in the industry. Prior to Symmetry, he spent 3 years at Gartner as a senior director, analyst covering a variety of topics across security, risk management and privacy, focusing primarily on what are the building blocks of successful programs, including strategy, governance, staffing/talent management and organizational design and communication. He brings firsthand experience of building information security, risk management and privacy advisory programs with global scope. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Mandy was the global Chief Information Security Officer at QBE Insurance - one of the world's top 20 general insurance and reinsurance companies with operations in all the key insurance markets, where he was responsible for building and transforming QBE's information security function globally. Prior to QBE, Claude held a number of senior risk and security leadership roles at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Australia's leading provider of integrated financial services which is widely recognized for its technology leadership and banking innovation. He also spent five years at KPMG in Namibia and South Africa.