Shaun Khalfan

CISO, Discover Financial

Shaun Khalfan serves as the Chief Information Security Officer for Discover Financial, implementing the information security strategy, including strategies to monitor and address current and emerging risks and a strong cyber engineering function. Khalfan has held roles in increasing responsibility at the Department of Defense, culminating in the role of Chief Information Security Officer for the Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection. He was Chief Information Security Officer at Freddie Mac leading company-wide cybersecurity risk reduction efforts, securing cloud transition, modern software delivery transformation, and end-user experience enhancement initiatives. Most recently, he served as Managing Director, Chief Information Security Officer at Barclays International.