Chris Strand

CCO

Christopher Strand is the Chief Compliance Officer at IntSights. As CCO, he is responsible for leading the global security risk and compliance business, helping companies bridge the gap between cybersecurity and regulatory cyber-compliance. Chris has more than 20 years of subject matter expertise in information technology and security audit assessment and he specializes in developing enterprise security platforms and markets within hyper-growth organizations. Prior to joining Intsights, Chris launched and led the cyber-compliance business at Carbon Black (acquired by VMWare), and has held leadership and compliance specialist roles at other flagship security companies such as RSA, Trustwave, and Tripwire. His past experience has provided him with a unique insight in the areas of security assessment and audit, data security, forensics, threat intelligence and security solution implementation. Chris is trained as a security auditor, is a PCIP, and actively participates in the development of cyber-regulations globally. He is an active contributor and participant with ISACA, ISSA, ISC2, and the PCI SSC, frequently speaking on and publishing content advocating and informing the market on the evolution and alignment of their respective compliance frameworks. Chris graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor’s Degree in environment studies and completed advanced certificates in computer information systems at Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.