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Stacey Halota

Stacey Halota

Vice President, Information Security and Privacy – Graham Holdings

Stacey Halota joined Graham Holdings Company (then The Washington Post Company) in 2003. Graham Holdings is a diversified education and media company whose operations include educational services, television broadcasting, online, print and local TV news, home health and hospice care, manufacturing, car dealerships and restaurants. She leads the development and implementation of information security and privacy programs, including Sarbanes Oxley, privacy law, Payment Card Industry compliance and other data protection efforts. Stacey has more than 25 years of experience in the information technology, security and privacy field. Before joining Graham Holdings, she served as the federal government and southeast region leader of Guardent (now part of Verisign), a security and privacy consulting and managed security services company. Prior to Guardent, she worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Technology Risk Services consulting practice working with federal government and Fortune 500 clients.

Stacey is a past recipient of Secure Computing Magazine’s Chief Security Officer of the Year award and was also named Mid-Atlantic Information Security Executive of the Year (Commercial Category) by the Executive Alliance. She is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).   Stacey is a frequent speaker on information security and privacy topics and is on the strategic advisory boards of CyberVista and Y/L Ventures.

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