Sean Malone is an international security expert specializing in cyber defense, effective risk management, and security program strategy.

Sean is the Chief Strategy Officer for FusionX, where he provides executive consulting services for a diverse international clientele. In this role, he assists organizations in achieving real risk reduction by ensuring that they have the people, process, and architecture in place to enable business operations while thwarting attacks by advanced cyber adversaries. In 2015, FusionX was acquired by Accenture to further strengthen Accenture’s security practice and help clients accurately assess and improve their ability to protect against, detect, and respond to sophisticated and sustained cyber attacks.

Sean has conducted hyper-realistic red team attacks against dozens of different organizations – he knows how the adversary thinks and operates. His warrior mindset and threat-centric approach help his clients stay one step ahead. Sean holds multiple security certifications and an MS in information security and assurance. He is a frequent presenter and panelist at security, technology, and business conferences, including Black Hat and DEF CON.

Top 5 Strengths

Strategic

Futuristic

Activator

Ideation

Competition

Key Certifications

Certified Chief Information Security Officer
Certified Information Security Manager
Certified Information Systems Security Professional
Certified Information Security Auditor
Cisco Certified Network Associate