Rebecca Herold

Rebecca Herold, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CIPM, CIPT, CIPP/US, FLMI, is CEO, The Privacy Professor; Partner, Compliance Helper; and owner/partner for Ms. Herold has more than two decades of privacy and information security experience and has provided information security, privacy, and compliance services to organizations in a wide range of industries throughout the world. She has been named among the "Best Privacy Advisers" multiple times in recent years by Computerworld, most recently ranking third; listed second in the "Top 25 Female Infosec Leaders to Follow on Twitter" in 2014 by Information Security Buzz; and, in 2012, named a "Privacy by Design Ambassador" by the Ontario, Canada, Data Privacy Commissioner. Ms. Herold was appointed to the ISACA International Privacy Task Force in 2013 and 2014. She is a member of the editorial advisory board for Computers & Security, an adjunct professor for the Norwich University Master of Science in Information Security and Assurance program, and the author of 16 books. Ms. Herold has led the NIST SGIP Smart Grid Privacy group since June 2009. She can be reached at