Royce Markose is a seasoned Chief Information Security Officer with more than 20 years of experience in Cybersecurity. Royce has excelled in various industries, including Technology, Financial Services, Healthcare, Telecom, and Retail. As a CISO, Royce has navigated complex security landscapes, effectively crafting and implementing robust strategies tailored to the unique needs of each industry vertical which include early-stage startups to Fortune 100 companies. Keeping pace with emerging cloud and AI technologies and industry best practices such as NIST, ISO GDPR, PCI, SOX and HIPAA; Royce stays at the forefront of cybersecurity advancements, enabling him to preemptively address potential risk and ensure compliance with stringent regulations. Royce's unwavering dedication to excellence in cybersecurity has earned him recognition as a trailblazer in the field.
Royce holds a Bachelor degree in MIS and well as an MBA with focus in Cyber Security as well as several professional certifications, which include Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Graduate Certificate in Cyber designated by the NSA and was a former Payment Card Industry (PCI) qualified security assessor (QSA) . Royce enjoys speaking opportunities at industry conferences and serves as a trusted advisor to executives and board members on matters of cybersecurity strategy and risk management.