John Checco

John Checco

Resident CISO, Proofpoint former SVP, Global Information Security Innovation Group, Bank of America

Checco is an information security professional providing subject matter expertise across various industries. He currently resides as leader for the CISO Advisory Board on Financial Services for Proofpoint, and President Emeritus of the New York Metro InfraGard Members Alliance (an FBI public/private partnership program).

He has been an active contributor to the Strategic Advisory & Content Committee of the WSTA (Wall Street Technology Association) since 1997, active in InfraGard's NY Metro Chapter since 2003, member in several other security organizations (ASIS, ISSA, IASCP, ISC2, and OWASP), and co-founder and co-chair for the NY Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference & Workshop series since 2014.

Prior to his current role, John was SVP for Bank of America's Global Information Security Innovation Group. In this role, he was integral in the establishment of the Zero Trust Architecture strategy, an author for official guidance for Responsible Automation, a key contributor in the multi-firm Financial Systemic Analysis & Resiliency Center (FSARC), and the inaugural participant in the DHS Loaned Executive Program. John also served as Senior Information Security and Risk Advisor for Bloomberg L.P. where he introduced the BISO role to their various lines of business.

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