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.
Interviews, press and articles
The Hill: Paying attention to critical infrastructure can combat sophisticated cyberattacks
Digital Journal: Lawmakers weigh up how to address the menace of ransomware
Loss Prevention Magazine: Ransomware Thrives in Retail with Focus on COVID
News 7 KWWL: Cyber-security expert offers tips to better secure social media accounts
KVII ABC Texas: Companies, teleworkers fighting new cyber threats
TechStrongTV: Interview with Tom about the attacks on Twitter accounts
ExecutiveGov: Unisys Supports Cyber4Healthcare to Enhance Cybersecurity Across Healthcare Providers
Security Magazine: The Expanding COVID Attack Surface
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.
Security in a Zero Trust World - Ep. 9: Waves of Change
Security in a Zero Trust World - Ep. 6: Speed Kills
Security in a Zero Trust World - Ep. 1: Cybersecurity Moonshot
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:
- Monday, January 20 article - Themes, styles and manifestos
- Tuesday, January 21 article - Security still top of mind
- Wednesday, January 22 article - Technology’s opportunity in a cohesive and sustainable world
- Thursday, January 23 article - Bring on the night, where the real deals get done
- 23. Januar 2020 - IT Daily article: Botschaften aus Davos 2020: Was die Welt beschäftigt
- Friday, January 24 article - Messages, meanings and more
- Watch the Video from Day 5 (please note: video is very soft; turn up volume)
- January 24 - Tech Accord: Cybersecurity Tech Accord returns to the World Economic Forum
- 25. Januar 2020 - IT Daily: Botschaften aus Davos: Zusammenfassung
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