Moriah Hara

CISO, Vigilance Cyber Security

Moriah is based in NYC and is a 3x Global Chief Information Security Officer and risk executive acting as a 1st and 2nd line CISO at companies such as BMO Financial Group, IPG and Wells Fargo Capital Markets.

She is currently the Founder of Vigilance Security, a cybersecurity and blockchain security consulting firm providing fractional CISO services, CISO Advisory for startups and custom engagements for Fortune 500 CISOs, CIOs and their businesses in the hedge fund, banking, insurance and technology space.

In 2020, Moriah was named by Cybercrime Magazine as one of the top 100 Fascinating Women Fighting Cyber and has been recognized as ISE NorthEast CISO Executive of the Year. She is passionate about aligning and integrating values into her work. In order to bring in more diversity to the cybersecurity industry, she mentors female-led startups, is a sponsor of the ‘Year Up’ program which helps place young adult students into Cybersecurity careers and volunteers at her local daughter’s school as a Cybersecurity Girl Scout lead.

She is a graduate of the inaugural Wharton’s Economics of Blockchain Program in 2022 and Harvard University’s Executive Cyber Security Program and is a sought out thought leader at security forums such as FS-ISAC, FINRA, SINET and Bloomberg Publications.