Lynda has 30 years of experience in the IT Audit and Information Security. As Unum Group’s Chief Information Security Officer, Lynda has global responsibility for the Enterprise Information Security & Risk Management organization. Her responsibilities include IT governance and regulatory compliance, IT Global Risk Management, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Global Incident Management, Information Security Framework Management, Identity & Management, Security Incident Response, Application Software Security Assurance, and Network Security & Vulnerability Management.
Lynda holds a BS in Information Systems Management from University of New England and the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification.
Lynda’s professional affiliations include the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), FS-ISAC and the KnowledgeConnect Information Security Sharing Forum. She has been a Governing Body Co-chair for the Atlanta CISO Executive Summit since 2010. She served as the conference chair for the 2016 FS-ISAC Spring Annual Conference. She received the 2009 CSO Compass award in recognition of visionary leadership in the Security field. She also won the 2008 ISE Southeast Award and was a 2005 ISE National Award Finalist. She has been asked to speak as an Industry Leader at the ISE Southeast Executive Forum, IDC-Security Forum in New York City and at the CSO Perspectives in Atlanta. She was profiled in Symantec’s CIO Digest and contributing author to “There’s A New Sheriff In Town” published by the Executive Alliance.