Research Director, Information Security, 451 ResearchWendy Nather is Research Director, Security, within 451 Research's Enterprise Security Program, providing analysis on the current state of security from the perspective of a veteran CISO. Nather joined 451 Research after five years managing all aspects of the IT security program at the Texas Education Agency, which serves 4.6 million Texas students.
She previously worked in various roles in the investment banking division of Swiss Bank Corp, helping build Europe's then-largest private trading floor and serving as the first IT Security Director for the EMEA region. She is co-author of the book, "The Cloud Security Rules," and was named one of Tripwire's "Top 25 Influencers in Security You Should Be Following." She was also featured as a "Power Player" in security by SC Magazine in 2014.