Sean Murphy, SVP, CISO, BECU, Tukwila, WA

Sean will be discussing product teams and cyber in digital transformation at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center on April 21, 2022 at 6:30pm. 

Sean is an accomplished cybersecurity executive with about two decades of experience leading information security and risk management in highly-regulated industries and fast-paced organizations like BECU. As a senior vice president and Chief Information Security Officer at BECU, he is responsible for providing and optimizing an enterprise-wide security program and architecture that minimizes risk, enables business imperatives, and further strengthens the credit union’s security posture. He’s an industry-recognized information security expert, with more than 20 years of experience in highly-regulated, security-focused organizations. Sean retired from the U.S. Air Force (Medical Service Corps) after achieving the rank of lieutenant colonel. He has served as CIO and CISO in the military service and private sector at all levels of organizations. Sean has a master’s degree in business administration (advanced IT concentration) from the University of South Florida, a master’s degree in health services administration from Central Michigan University, and a bachelor’s degree in human resource management from the University of Maryland. He served on the (ISC)2 committee to develop the HCISPP credential. He is also a noted speaker at a national level and the author of numerous industry whitepapers, articles, and educational materials, including his most recent book, “HCISPP(r) HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner All-in-One Exam Guide,” available now in bookstores and on

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