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CyberSecurity at Gap Inc.

posted Nov 9, 2016, 10:34 AM by Rosa Maria Garay   [ updated Nov 9, 2016, 10:38 AM ]
Date: Thu., November 10th, 2016
Time: 11:45am-12:45pm
Location: Harney Science Center (Room 235)

We are delighted to announce a special Cybersecurity event tomorrow sponsored by the local ACM chapter. Richard Noguera (CISO) from Gap Inc. will give an 
overview of information security in general and how they protect customers and data at Gap. John Gearhart (Senior Security Engineer) will walk through some hacker techniques (aka “The Mind of the Adversary”). Andrew Yueng (internship coordinator) will be available to discuss technical internships at Gap. 

John Gearhart, is a Senior Security Engineer with GapTech and leads the Cyber Defense Center – Attack and Penetration Testing team (Red Team). John has over 15 years of hands on information security experience. During that time, he has engineered secure networks, provided malware analysis, incident response, and penetration testing for various industries; including financial, biotech, and retail.

Rich Noguera is Chief Information Security Officer at Gap Inc. His scope of responsibility includes Enterprise Security Architecture, Security Engineering & Operations, Product Security, Strategy, Risk & Compliance, and Cyber Defense. Working across GapTech and the Brands/Business Units, the Information Security team is focused on protecting Gap Customer Data and Sensitive Information from abuse or exposure by unauthorized parties. Prior to Gap Inc., Rich was a leader in Enteprise Risk & Security Strategy at Accenture, Security Governance at Yahoo!, Security Engineering at Symantec, Risk Management at McAfee-Intel, and Enterprise Risk Management at Deloitte & Touche LLP. Rich has spent nearly his entire career within the Information Security industry. Within the community, he is a Founding Board member of the Retail Cyber Information Sharing Center (R-CISC), worked with the Information Security Working Group of the Bay Area Council, worked with the APT group of the Bay Area CISO Council, and supports the Hispanic IT Executive Council. And Rich is an alum of the University of Southern California and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.