Moriah Hara

CISO, BMO Financial Group

About Moriah Hara

Named by Cybercrime Magazine in 2019 as one of top 100 Fascinating Women Fighting Cyber, Moriah leads the security function for the Investment & Workplace Solutions business at MassMutual. Most recently she was the global CISO for the Interpublic Group (IPG) where she founded the first Advertising Sector ISAC and previous to that the CISO of Wells Fargo Capital Markets –the investment banking division where she had security accountability for all aspects of a business generating approximately $10 billion per year.

She is a graduate of Harvard University’s Executive Cyber Security Program and is a sought out thought leader at security forums such as FS-ISAC, FINRA, SINET and Bloomberg Publications and was the ISE NorthEast CISO Executive of the Year in 2017.

In order to bring in more diversity to the cybersecurity industry, she is a sponsor of the ‘Year Up’ program which helps place urban young adults students into Cybersecurity careers and has been volunteering at her local daughter’s school as a Cybersecurity girl scout lead.