CISO, Crum & Forster
Chris Holden is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Crum & Forster, a leading national property, casualty and accident & health insurer with a large, diversified specialty platform. In his role, Chris is responsible for the day-to-day security of the organizations information systems and data while adhering to regulatory requirements. Chris started his career as a Forensics Analyst for Hewlett-Packard’s Global Cybersecurity team. While at HP he ran digital evidence collections for internal investigations related to e-discovery matters, breach incident response, HR and policy investigations. After leaving HP, Chris moved on to consulting roles where he worked on both incident response engagements as well as proactive services, helping build and assess security programs for globally recognized organizations. Chris received his Bachelor’s degree in Cyber & Information Security from Utica College of Syracuse University.