Mary N. Chaney, Esq., CISSP, has over 20 years of progressive experience within the fields of Law, Information Security, Privacy and Risk Management. She graduated from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio with her B.S.B.A in Information Systems and received her J.D. degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
Ms. Chaney spent several years practicing law in Washington, DC focusing primarily on anti-trust and intellectual property rights infringement cases. She then transitioned to serve her country by becoming a Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) where she investigated cybercrime and served as their Information Systems Security Officer.
Ms. Chaney obtained her Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification in 2008. In her corporate career, she has held senior level information security roles with Comcast, Johnson & Johnson and GE Capital. Ms. Chaney also held a post as an adjunct professor with the University of Cincinnati where she assisted with the establishment of their Cybersecurity Certificate program.
Currently, Ms. Chaney practices cyber security law for her own firm, The Law Offices of Mary N. Chaney, P.L.L.C. where she specializes in helping the CIO, CISO and General Counsel understand each other to legally protect the enterprise from cyber security risk.