Cyber Chats

Cyber Chats

Unlocking Cybersecurity: Understanding the Human Element

MAY 23rd, 2024
Join Circadence and Karen Latain, GVP/GM Human Risk Awareness at Proofpoint, on May 23rd at 11am MDT to explore the psychology driving phishing attacks and equip yourself with crucial safety measures. Don’t miss out, Register today!

About Karen Letain:

Karen brings a wealth of cyber security experience and expertise to her current role at Proofpoint as the GVP/GM of Human Risk Awareness. Previously, she held the position of Head of Global Strategy and Innovation for McAfee’s Consumer Division, overseeing innovation in product management, design, and strategy. She was instrumental in launching a new 3-year strategy focused on moving the organization beyond antivirus to privacy and personal protection. Karen also drove the innovation teams to producing and delivering new performance enhancements in McAfee’ consumer products. Karen was also influential in managing McAfee Consumer’s M&A efforts resulting in the successful purchase of a 40M technology company to help accelerate the roadmap toward personal protection.

Karen has also founded and led a number of startups in both CyberSecurity and Marketing and was VP of Operations for Thomson Learning the learning arm of Thomson Publishing (now CENGAGE). An active learner, Karen holds a number of degrees and designations.
Karen Letain, GVP/GM Human Risk Awareness at Proofpoint