Whiteside Security LLC
CEO, Whiteside Security LLC
Larry is a seasoned cybersecurity executive. He has over 20 years experience in building and running cybersecurity programs in multiple industries to include DoD, Federal Government, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Critical Infrastructure as Chief Security Officer and Chief Information Security Officer. Larry is also the co-founder and vice president of the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP), a not-for-profit that is attempting to increase the number of minority and female cybersecurity professionals through many different avenues to include scholarship, internship, and training opportunities. Larry is also an advisor to a number of companies across the cybersecurity industry. He has helped CEOs and boards of private cybersecurity companies achieve their goals in sales and marketing. In recognition for his achievements Larry has been nominated for the National Information Security Executive of the Year (2009, 2010). In the Air Force Mr. Whiteside was honored as the Company Grade Officer of the Year for his units in 1997 and 2000. He is also an active member in of various organizations, including Information System Security Association (ISSA), Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, and multiple industry based Security Committees committed to strengthening security in the public and private sectors. He has briefed some of the highest levels of DoD, given lectures at various conferences to include the Gartner Security Summit, RSA, SC World Congress, Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit, and has been featured in many articles relating to Information Security and Risk Management.