About the Speaker
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    Torry Crass
    Agency CISO, North Carolina State Board of Elections

    Torry Crass currently serves as the Agency CISO at the North Carolina State Board of Elections and member of the CISO team at Woodstar Labs, a division of Associated Universities, Inc.

    Torry has more than 20 years of experience in the IT field and over 10 years of cybersecurity experience. Prior to joining Woodstar Labs, Torry was a CISO at LEO Cyber Security based in Fort Worth, TX, assisting a variety of clients with all aspects of planning, implementing, and improving cybersecurity programs in manufacturing, industrial, utility, and financial sectors. Prior to LEO Cyber Security, he spent 14 years with SPX Corporation and finished his time there as the Manager of Information Security.

    Torry also serves as the chair of the InfraGard National Cyber Camp Program, an advisory board member for the Cyber Crime Technology Program at SPCC, a co-chair of BSides Charlotte security conference, and a member of the South Carolina State Guard cyber unit regularly participating in cybersecurity related activities and exercises with the National Guard and other organizations. In addition to his organizational involvement, he regularly presents at industry conferences and contributes to industry publications such as InfoSec Magazine and PenTest Magazine.