Rich Friedberg is a cybersecurity leader who has been responsible for corporate and product security at multiple organizations. He is currently Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Live Oak Bank. Prior to Live Oak Bank, Rich led cybersecurity operations at Blackbaud and Capital One’s Credit Card division.
Rich also served as Deputy Director of the CERT® Coordination Center (CERT/CC), a Department of Defense R&D center operated by Carnegie Mellon University. Rich led teams focused on security research, advisory services, and providing operational guidance to numerous government agencies. During his tenure, Rich played a pivotal role in advancing national-level defense programs, supported several of the nation’s largest breaches, and worked to advance the Government’s capabilities to track nation state actors. Prior to CERT, Rich led teams at Fannie Mae across security engineering, operations, threat intelligence, electronic discovery, and incident response.