Full Name
Danny Connelly
Job Title
Chief Information Security Officer – PUBLIC SECTOR
Speaker Bio
Danny has 20 years of cyber security experience split between offensive computing as an ethical hacker and
defending some of our most important networks used in COVID response. As a highly regarded thought leader and
trusted cyber security advisor, Danny provided guidance and formulated strategies to combat emerging threats for
various agencies across the federal government.

Prior to joining Zscaler, Danny was the Associate CISO, Operations Branch Chief for the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC). During his 11-year tenure at CDC, Danny was responsible for implementing operational
capabilities to support Incident Response, Forensics, Cyber Threat Intel and Insider Threat functions. He has designed,
implemented and optimized enterprise cyber security capabilities to effectively detect, prevent and respond to
emerging cyber security threats. He is proud to have led CDC defenders on the front lines to survive some of the most
sophisticated threats over the last decade
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