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Tom Patterson

Tom Patterson

Vice President and Chief Trust Officer

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Tom Patterson is the Chief Trust Officer for Unisys. An acclaimed security expert with three decades of experience across all facets of security, Tom is a published author and keynote speaker providing compelling insight into cybersecurity issues of the day, with a view into a more secure tomorrow.

At Unisys, Tom is focused on extending trust and security to hundreds of global stakeholders including governments and critical infrastructure companies that rely on Unisys to protect national borders, transact trillions of dollars, deliver energy to millions, secure global air transit, provide healthcare to entire populations, and architect a safer tomorrow.

Tom has served on several public company boards, and advised the FBI, Secret Service, and White House on security issues. He currently holds a Top-Secret clearance and serves pro-bono on the Ft. Gordon Cyber District Alliance and the Security Innovation Network boards. Tom also has been appointed to and currently serves as the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee’s (NSTAC) Cyber Moonshot Working Group co-lead.

Prior to Unisys, Tom has run security services for Deloitte in EMEA, and was IBM's Chief eCommerce Strategist. Tom has worked on security for the launch of a nuclear aircraft carrier and space shuttle as well as with the U.S. Government and businesses around the world. The author of Mapping Security, Tom is a frequent guest security expert on TV including CNBC, Fox and CNN, blogs regularly on Twitter @TomTalks, and speaks frequently at Davos, World Economic Forum, TEDx, DoJ, DoD, SIFMA, East-West Institute, and many other high-level government and industry events around the world. Tom is a sought-after speaker available as a keynote to select groups, which can be requested here.

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Cross-Functional Teams: Going Beyond Technical to A Comprehensive Approach to Cyber Resilience

This panel of key C-suite stakeholders will share their insight and best practices in the adoption and operationalization of the emerging approach to cybersecurity and data privacy.

Tom Patterson Trust Across America Lifetime Achievement Award
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Trust Across America Lifetime Achievement Award

Tom Patterson received the Trust Across America-Trust Around the World (TAA-TAW) Lifetime Achievement Award for his ongoing work on security initiatives, including the National Cyber Moonshot as well as his security-related work each year with world leaders in Davos and with key organizations in government, academia and the private sector.

Dispatches from Davos 2020

Dispatches from Davos 2020

January 20, 2020 - Unisys News Release: "Trust in the Digital Economy, Talent and Education are Critical for the Future of Cybersecurity, Unisys to Tell Global Leaders in Davos"

Live from Davos:

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