Jeffrey Vinson    CISO - Harris Health System

Jeffrey Vinson

CISO - Harris Health System


Jeffrey Vinson, Sr. is the Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Harris Health System. A former Technical Director at NSA, he has been involved with information security for over 20 years and has the rare distinction of having expert experience in the military, federal government, financial services and healthcare industries.  He has held positions such as Vice President, Technical Operations, Information Security; Technical Director, Vulnerability Assessments; CISO and other senior level security management roles.  Jeffrey has led penetration testing exercises while working at NSA (National Security Agency) as a Technical Director and has created security operations teams for financial services and healthcare organizations.

He provides expert security advice and guidance to small and large companies and speaks at security conferences throughout the country. Jeff is a member of C|CISO exam writing and events committee for EC-Council and was one of their first C|CISO summit speakers for their global CISO Executive Summit