Deborah Golden

Federal Cyber Risk Leader, Deloitte

Deborah Golden, principal, Deloitte & Touche LLP, is the Federal Cyber Risk Services leader and the lead principal for a major federal government healthcare provider.

Golden has over 20 years of information technology, security, and privacy experience spanning numerous industries, including a specialization in cybersecurity and identity and access management. Golden also has expertise within the federal, life sciences and health, and financial services industries. Additionally, she serves on Virginia Tech’s Accounting and Information Systems Board and is an advisory board member of the Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology, as well as the Masters in Information Technology Advisory Board.

Golden recently co-authored a report on cybersecurity, “Addressing Cyber Threats Multi-Factor Authentication for Privileged User Accounts,” which describes how passwords are not enough protection today’s digital economy and the steps federal agencies, and other organizations, could take to better defend against cyberattacks.

Deborah has been published in FCW and appeared in numerous news outlets including Federal Times and Federal News Radio on issues ranging from biometrics to cyber simulations.


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