Julie is VP and Global Field CTO for Sophos. She has worked in private and public sectors with a deep technical background in software, cloud, big data, DevOps, and cybersecurity disciplines. Before Sophos, she led an email cybersecurity startup that primarily served large-scale federal customers. Julie enjoys spending time with her children, playing competitive ice hockey, and volunteering with veteran and women-focused nonprofits in her free time.
The new SEC cybersecurity rules significantly enhance disclosure requirements, emphasize the board's role in risk management, and introduce a stringent four-day reporting timeline, necessitating that public companies bolster their cybersecurity strategies, improve incident response processes, and ensure robust communication plans are in place.