Senior Advisor and Former CISO, Morgan Stanley
Gerard Brady is the Global Chief Information Security Officer for Morgan Stanley (the “Firm”). He serves on the Fraud Risk Operating Committee (FROC), the Cybersecurity and Information Security Governance Committee (CIGC), Morgan Stanley Wealth Management’s Online Security & Risk Steering Committee, and the Technology and Operations Committees for Morgan Stanley Private Bank, North America, and Morgan Stanley Bank, N.A. In addition, he chairs the Firm’s Cybersecurity and Information Security Working Group (CIWG). Mr. Brady reports to the Firm’s Chief Information Officer of Technology & Information Risk, Matthew Chung.
Mr. Brady joined the Firm in 2005, serving as the Firm’s Global Head of IT Security prior to assuming his current role as Global Chief Information Security Officer in 2012. Before joining the Firm, he served as the Head of Enterprise Security Software and Head of Emerging Technologies for Internet Security Systems and as the Chief Security Officer and Chief Technology Officer for Guardent (A Verisign acquisition). Earlier in his career, Mr. Brady held officer-level positions in Information Security, Cybersecurity, and Technology at such companies as Prudential, JP Morgan, and Bankers Trust.
Mr. Brady has external roles including serving on the Board of Directors of the Financial Systemic Analysis & Resilience Center (FSARC) and Continuous Linked Settlement (CLS Group). He is a frequent speaker on the topic of cybersecurity in industry, client, and internal forums. Mr. Brady holds a security clearance with the US government and is responsible for the Firm’s relationship with the US Government as it relates to cybersecurity.