Shawn Edwards

Shawn Edwards
Chief Security Office
RSA

Shawn Edwards serves as both the Chief Security Officer of RSA as well as Head of Business Unit Security Organization which includes Dell Support & Deployments Services, Dell Federal, Dell Financial Services, Dell Business Unit Consulting and Boomi. In this role, Shawn is responsible for partnering with business leaders across Dell to achieve their goals while balancing security and resiliency. Primary vision is to ensure security & resiliency to be a leveraged as a competitive differentiator by enabling business opportunities while protecting customers and company. Shawn and his team are the conduit between the lines of business & the Security & Resiliency Organization.

Before joining Dell, Shawn served as the Vice President and Head of Cyber Defense at Visa. Shawn was instrumental in the transformation of Visa’s Global Cyber Security program into an industry leader. He led key innovations in the areas of attack surface management, intelligence-driven cyber response, threat intelligence and counter threat and provided leadership in designing the overall cyber program. Shawn owned global operational responsibility for defending the enterprise which processes 65 billion transactions amounting to a total volume of $7.3 trillion annually. Shawn was a primary public speaker for Visa on maturing cybersecurity and managing related risk.