Panelist: Mary Ann Davidson
Chief Security Officer, Oracle Corporation
Mary Ann Davidson is the Chief Security Officer at Oracle Corporation, responsible for Oracle product security, as well as security evaluations, assessments and incident handling. She represents Oracle on the Board of Directors of the Information Technology Information Security Analysis Center (IT-ISAC), and the editorial advisory board of SC Magazine. She was named one of Information Security’s top five “Women of Vision” and is 2004 Fed100 award recipient from Federal Computer Week. She has served on the Defense Science Board and is a member of the Center for Strategic and International Studies Cyber Commission for the 44th President. She was recently named to the Information Systems Security Association Hall of Fame. She has also testified on the issue of cybersecurity to the U.S. House of Representatives (Energy and Commerce Committee, Armed Services Committee and Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Emerging Threats and Science and Technology) and the U.S. Senate (Commerce, Science and Technology Committee).
Ms. Davidson has a B.S.M.E. from the University of Virginia and a M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She has also served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps, during which she was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal.