We are the women in cyber. The few protecting the many. The underrepresented, who over influence. The half of the world, who see the problems differently, who solve them uniquely. We are the women in cyber safeguarding society. Protecting us all. We need more like us. We need more like you.
Meet Emily Mossburg, Deloitte’s Global Cyber Leader. A 20+ year cybersecurity professional, Emily Mossburg leads Deloitte’s Global Cyber strategy driving the continued evolution and expansion of the practice’s global reach, innovative cyber capabilities and team of 22,000 cyber professionals worldwide. Deloitte was recently ranked No. 1 globally by Gartner in Security Consulting Service for the tenth year in a row.
"I love being the global cyber leader for Deloitte. It is a fantastic role. I get to work with clients around the globe, across industries, I get to work with an amazing team that’s focussed in on really understanding our clients most complex problems. And what we try to do as a team is truly understand what it is that our clients are dealing with so that we can put together solutions for them that not only help them through that challenge but that make them stronger in the end. And it’s really the people that we’re bringing together, the technology that we’re bringing together and the fact that we have a team that’s working together around the globe. It is a fantastic role; I’m so blessed to have it."
Through her work, Emily tackles the challenges she encounters by turning them into opportunities for clients, empowering them to come out stronger in the end; helping them create a shared culture of safety and trust that moves the entire business forward. The impact of her work doesn’t stop at the client, however. "What we do in cyber has a huge impact on our families, our societies, our enterprises and really the way in which the globe interacts. We’re really focussed in on making the world a more secure place…"
About her work:
In the nearly two decades that Emily has been with Deloitte, she has supported some of the firm’s largest and most strategic clients to understand their cyber posture, transform their cyber programme during business and marketplace shifts and strengthen their cyber programmes when faced with cyber incidents. This included implementation of new programmes and solutions in areas such as data risk, incident and breach response, identity management and cyber resilience. In addition, she has served as a trusted advisor to client leadership including CIOs, CTOs and CISOs, which included a myriad of enterprise security challenges and programme improvements.
For Deloitte, Emily has had numerous leadership roles and currently also serves as an Advisor to Deloitte’s Global Board – information oversight committee.
Emily Mossburg is a recognised leader and authority on cybersecurity and was recently named one of the "100 Fascinating Females Fighting CyberCrime" by Cybersecurity Ventures.
Mossburg’s insights have also been published in Forbes on topics such as securing a remote workforce, SC Magazine on diversity in the workplace. She has appeared in numerous news outlets including CNBC and Tech Republic on issues ranging from election security, why companies ignore security in transformation, to the future of cybersecurity.
We need more like Emily. We need more like you.