About the Speaker
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    Moderator Marlowe Cochran
    CISO, New York State Department of Education

    Marlowe Cochran has been working in the IT field for over 24 years, with 11 plus years in information security roles. He has worked in the federal and state government, health care, not-for-profit, elementary education, and Higher Education sectors in his previous roles. In his current role at the New York State Department of Education, he is the Chief Information Security Officer. Marlowe currently collaborates with external stakeholders, and other NYSED program offices, to lead, manage, and further develop NYSED’s information security program. He is the inhouse consultant for internal and external stakeholders on information security topics and projects. He oversees data risk assessment/management, incident response, the development of policies, procedures, and programs that ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and industry best practices.