Rebecca  Herold

Rebecca Herold

Rebecca is founder (2004) and CEO of The Privacy Professor consultancy and CEO of the Privacy & Security Brainiacs SaaS services business she founded in 2020 with her son Noah, with over 25 years of systems engineering, information security, privacy & compliance experience. Rebecca has authored 20 books, the 20th published by CRC Press titled, “Security & Privacy when Working from Home & Travelling.” She has received numerous awards, including being a top 3 Cybersecurity & Privacy Woman Law Professional of 2020, and being named a top female fighting cybercrime in 2019. Rebecca also serves as an expert witness and has keynoted on 5 continents. Rebecca is a subject matter expert (SME) in the NIST Cybersecurity for IoT Program team, prior to that was a SME member of the NIST Privacy Framework team for 1 ½ years, and led the NIST Smart Grid privacy team for 8 years. Rebecca was Adjunct Professor for the Norwich University MSISA program for 9 years.