Laura Harrison is Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer for Nant. Laura is responsible for overseeing all aspects of information technology as well as oversight for the enterprise cybersecurity program. This includes developing strategic direction, evaluating and mitigating risks, and developing strategies to protect against security threats. Laura is responsible for developing and maintaining IT solutions inclusive of applications, network, computing, server, storage, collaboration tools, and infrastructure across the Nant enterprise. She has over 25 years of experience in the technology industry and has been involved with many security and privacy related initiatives in both the public and private sectors. In 2017 she will hold the following Certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP).
Previously, Laura spent over ten years at FNB/Mutual of Omaha where she held the positions of assistant vice president of integration and information services manager. Laura was responsible for developing and maintaining the application systems that supported all aspects of the banking and financial systems. Laura was also responsible for the security of the application, data (in use and in transit), transaction, and transmit.
Laura spent 12 years in technology consulting holding several leadership positions. In these roles she focused on enterprise architecture, strategy, and planning. Laura also provided leadership with a focus on security, integration, IT policy, information governance, and compliance for government organizations, large financial institutions, and multiple fortune 100 organizations.
Laura received a bachelor's of science from Arizona State University and will receive her master's in cybersecurity in 2017.