About the Speaker
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    Mike Rock
    Information Technology Chief Security Officer, Western & Southern Financial Group

    Michael Rock is the information technology chief security officer for Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern) based in Cincinnati. In this role, Rock oversees security efforts across the enterprise and identifies security initiatives and standards. He leads three functions: information technology risk, information security risk management services and cybersecurity operations. Prior to joining the company in 2014, Rock managed information security at Procter & Gamble. He began his career at Procter & Gamble in 2000, became an information security manager in 2009 and was promoted to information security section manager in 2013.

    Rock is a 2006 graduate from the University of Phoenix with a master of arts in business administration and a 1994 graduate from Florida State University with a bachelor of science in political science and government. He holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Project Management Professional (PMP) designations. Rock resides in West Chester, Ohio, with his wife, April, and their four children, McKenzie, Bishop, Sophia and Sawyer.