Paul Farrington, Chief Product Officer
Paul is a DevSecOps dynamo. With over 20 years’ experience launching secure software in his back pocket, he now keeps our product development team laser-focused on delivering (and growing) the most innovative CDR product portfolio on the planet. His previous roles include CTO and leadership positions at Veracode, BCSG, and Barclays.
Stephen Gilmer, Managing Director
B. Riley Financial
Stephen Gilmer, Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO), is a Managing Director in the Compliance, Risk & Resilience group at B. Riley Advisory Services with more than 25 years of experience as a technical expert and executive leader focused on securing companies’ most sensitive and valuable data and systems.
Stephen previously was in-house CISO at both a biotechnology startup and at two Fortune 10 aerospace, defense, and technology companies. In these roles, he designed and implemented sensitive data and IP security control programs; shaped policy at the national level and security framework formation; and proactively resolved complex investigation, audit, and regulatory oversight issues.
Mr. Gilmer has deep experience and firsthand knowledge of the challenges facing the Defense Industrial Base and defense contractors. He helped to shape how the original Cyber DFARS (252.204-7012) was required to be implemented and is now helping organizations become prepared to meet the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certifications mandated by the DoD. Stephen has helped start-ups, Defense-only organizations, and multi-billion dollar mixed commercial / defense organizations with their CMMC preparations. His guidance has been across all levels of the organization – from the board strategy and legal and compliance support to IT technical guidance. B. Riley Advisory Services works with lenders, law firms, private equity sponsors and companies of all types