Eric Hibbard

Director, Product Planning – Storage Networking & Security
Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Eric A. Hibbard is the Director, Product Planning – Storage Networking & Security at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. and a cybersecurity and privacy leader with extensive experience in industry (PrivSec Consulting LLC, Hitachi, Raytheon, Hughes, OAO Corp), U.S. Government (NASA, DoE, DoD), and academia (University of California). He also has experience architecting and auditing information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructures and solutions involving a wide range of technologies (IoT, cloud, storage, big data, AI, smart cities, blockchain) in organizations throughout the world. Mr. Hibbard holds leadership positions in standards development organization and industry associations, including ISO/IEC, the InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS), the IEEE Computer Society, the American Bar Association (ABA), the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA). Hibbard is or has served in an editorship role on the following international standards projects: ISO/IEC 22123 (Cloud computing – Vocabulary/Concepts/Reference Architecture), ISO/IEC 27050 (Electronic discovery), ISO/IEC 27040 (Storage security), ISO/IEC PAS 20648 (TLS for storage systems), ISO/IEC PWI 27029, and IEEE 1619-2018 (XTS-AES). Mr. Hibbard possesses a unique set of professional credentials that include the (ISC)2 CISSP-ISSAP, ISSMP, and ISSEP certifications; IAPP CIPP/US and CIPT certifications; ISACA CISA and CDPSE certifications; and CSA CCSK certification. He has a BS in Computer Science.

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