Founder/President – Franklin Cyber Risk
Sean Franklin is the owner/founder of Franklin Cyber Risk Consulting LLC based in Scottsdale, Arizona helping clients develop information security strategies to successfully mitigate cyber risk, and the creator of RiskSIER™ - a loss quantification model to help companies optimize their security investments. Sean is the former Vice President of Cyber Intelligence & Threat Management at American Express where he created and led an organization focused on integrated, proactive cyber threat mitigation activities including cyber threat intelligence, advanced red teaming, enterprise cyber exercises and cyber risk management practices. Sean also led a number of industry engagements to help create and drive information security standards and policies at a national level. He is currently a board member of the National Cyber Forensics & Training Alliance (NCFTA) and former board member of the Financial Services Information Sharing & Analysis Center. Sean continues to be an advocate in supporting and advancing public and private sector collaboration around information security. Sean has held a number of certifications including CISSP with ISC2, Six Sigma Black Belt, ISACA Certified in Risk & Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and certified Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Practitioner.