Over the past few years, new services and increased connectivity have made the financial services industry quicker and more agile.

PKWARE 28.04 Addressing sector challenges updated speaker

Webinar Summary

Wednesday 28th April

Event Timings:

  • EDT: 10am - 11am
  • BST: 3pm - 4pm


At the same time, the speed of change is such that keeping up with regulations and compliance mandates is getting more and more complex. On top of all this is an increase in hacking and data breaches, putting organizations and the individuals who trust in them at great risk for damage. It all combines for the perfect data security storm.

Join our data experts as they look under the hood of financial services data security to help you better prepare for:

  • Current data security regulations and associated penalties for violations
  • Setting up a deep dive discovery to find and remediate sensitive and personal data
  • Scaling data protection and compliance as data volumes increase


Meet the Speakers:

Chris Pin

VP, Security and Privacy, PKWARE

Chris Pin serves as PKWARE’s VP, Security and Privacy. In this role, Chris drives value and awareness for all PKWARE customers regarding the various challenges that both privacy and security regulations bring to the data-driven world. He works closely with all customers and potential customers to help them better understand how PKWARE solutions best fit into their environments and processes. He also works very closely with many other departments such as Sales, Marketing, Partners, and Product to help build brand awareness and product insights.

With over 15 years of experience, Chris’s career began at the Pentagon where he supported the Army Headquarters as a Systems Engineer. Following his tenure at the Pentagon, he transitioned into global architecture and engineering for SOCOM, focusing on global networks and security. This is where he developed a deep understanding of what it takes to operate global networks at scale while ensuring the best security and privacy without jeopardizing the end-user experience.

Prior to joining PKWARE as part of the Dataguise acquisition, Chris spent four years at Costco leading the data center migration of the e-commerce domain before transitioning into Privacy and Compliance where he was a PCI-ISA and assisted through yearly PCI assessments. Most notably, Chris also led Costco’s GDPR and CCPA efforts on a global scale, working with teams across the company, Infosec, development, policy, legal, employee education, change review, marketing, HR, buyers, and more.

Chris has a CIPM certification and studied Aviation Management at Dowling College. When not working, he enjoys spending time with family, flying drones, kayaking, and adventuring the Pacific Northwest.

Jawad Khalid Mirza

Chief Information Security Officer, Askari Bank

Jawad is the Cofounder of the CISO Forum as well as OWASP Islamabad Chapter Leader, holding 17 Years of diversified experience in the areas of Information / Cyber Security, Branch less Banking, and Program / Project Management with the Financial and Telecom sectors of Pakistan. He currently serves in Askari Bank as Chief Information Security Officer, and previously served in Allied Bank and MCB Bank in similar roles.He serves as Chairman Cyber Security Forum at Pakistan Banking Association.