Mr. Tony Sager
Senior Vice President & Chief Evangelist
Center for Internet Security
Tony is a Senior Vice President and Chief Evangelist for CIS® (The Center for Internet Security, Inc.). He is the founder of the CIS Controls®, a worldwide consensus project to find and support technical best practices in cybersecurity. Sager champions of use of CIS Controls and other solutions gleaned from previous cyber-attacks to improve global cyber defense. He also nurtures CIS’ independent worldwide community of volunteers, encouraging them to make their enterprise, and the connected world, a safer place. In November 2018, he added strategy development and outreach for CIS to his responsibilities. _x000D_
In addition to his duties for CIS, he is an active volunteer in numerous community service activities: the Board of Directors for the Cybercrime Support Network; and a member of the National Academy of Sciences Cyber Resilience Forum; Advisory Boards for several local schools and colleges; and service on numerous national-level study groups and advisory panels. _x000D_
Sager retired from the National Security Agency (NSA) after 34 years as an Information Assurance professional.