Todd Waskelis leads the AT&T Cybersecurity Consulting business and is responsible for the strategic direction, business operations and P&L operations of the group. Todd’s organization provides both strategic and tactical cybersecurity consulting services to businesses as well as government agencies covering a wide spectrum of offerings from compliance and risk management to technical services for emerging technologies such as IoT, cloud, and mobility. His career focus has been on helping customers drive business benefit through the exploitation of technology and driving improvements in organizations while sustaining security, managing compliance and mitigating risk.
Todd joined AT&T Cybersecurity Consulting through the acquisition of VeriSign in October 2009, where he performed the same duties as the Vice President & General Manager of VeriSign’s Global Security Consulting organization.
With active professional certifications and more than two decades of experience, and an enviable knowledge of business and technology Todd has earned the respect of global, top-named clients and industry insiders. Todd’s understanding of business has enabled him to create innovative solutions for his customers that align with key organizational objectives. Utilizing his keen business insights and ability to communicate with technical and non-technical audiences, Todd has been able to collaborate with corporations to analyze, develop and implement enterprise-wide cybersecurity solutions that support key business drivers.
Todd has worked with clients in the financial, retail, healthcare, manufacturing, utilities, transportation, service provision and industrial sectors. He manages a multi-million dollar consulting practice while leading a highly successful team of security consultants that serve customers across the globe. Todd has been invited to speak to security conferences, advisory councils across industry verticals including healthcare, financial and has participated in numerous industry forums.
In addition to holding Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification, Mr. Waskelis is also a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) for the Payment Card Industry and serves on the board of the New Hampshire Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA).
Mr. Waskelis’ experience is the result of more than 25 years of operations leadership at various organizations and over 20 years of information security experience. Mr. Waskelis holds a B.S. in Management, Information Technology and has extensive experience in media relations including radio, press and live television appearances.