Field Chief Technology Officer
Ben Smith (@Ben_Smith) is Field Chief Technology Officer with NetWitness, an RSA business. He brings more than 25 years’ experience in the information security, risk management, networking and telecommunications industries; his prior employers include UUNET, CSC, and the US Government, along with several technology startups. Smith holds industry certifications in information security (CCISO, CISSP), risk management (CRISC), and privacy (CIPT); he is an acknowledged contributor to NIST SP 1800-1, -3, and -7; and he serves as an appointed member of the Cybersecurity Canon Committee. He is a patent holder, a published contributor of four of the "97 Things Every Information Security Professional Should Know" [O'Reilly, 2021] and previously served as a corporate representative to the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE).
Smith has presented internationally at cybersecurity events sponsored by Gartner, FS-ISAC, SANS, IANS, CERT/SEI, RSA Conference, ISSA, (ISC)2, ISACA, Infosecurity, BSides, ASIS, InfraGard, HTCIA, SecureWorld, ISMG, SC Media, SIRA, RMA, IIA, MWCA, ICI and other organizations.