The Executive Women’s Forum Appoints CEO of the Forney Group LLC to Board of Advisors

Renee Forney Joins EWF Board of Advisors

Renee brings to the EWF a profound understanding of how to further government and private industry partnerships and how diversity drives effective policies and solutions.

The Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management, and Privacy (EWF) announced today Renee Forney, the CEO of the Forney Group LLC and the Executive Managing Director of Global Cyber Security Management at Equinoxys Inc., has been appointed to the EWF’s Board of Advisors. The EWF Board of Advisors is a network of highly influential female thought leaders from the Information Security, Risk Management, and Privacy industry.

“The EWF is honored to have Renee join our Board of Advisors,” said Joyce Brocaglia, EWF Founder and CEO of Alta Associates. “Renee has made significant contributions to cybersecurity and risk management at both the US Department of Energy and the US Department of Homeland Security. Renee brings to the EWF a profound understanding of how to further government and private industry partnerships and how diversity drives effective policies and solutions.”

“I am truly grateful for the opportunity to serve on the EWF Board of Advisors,” said Renee Forney. “The EWF addresses the unique challenges that we face as women in this field. I look forward to helping drive continued change and growth in this area.”

Renee Forney is currently the CEO of the Forney Group LLC, a strategic consulting firm focusing on Enterprise Risk Management, Cyber Threat Intelligence, and Cyber Workforce, as well as the Executive Managing Director of Global Cyber Security Management at Equinoxys Inc.

Mrs. Forney previously served as Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) for Cybersecurity and Enterprise Operations, where she was responsible for managing the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Enterprise Cybersecurity Program and IT Infrastructure; advising Departmental senior officials on integrating cybersecurity; risk management; and implementing enterprise information resources management across the DOE. Mrs. Forney provided executive-level guidance for the interagency on cybersecurity initiatives; including the White House’s Cybersecurity National Action Plan, the Defense Industrial…

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