One of the nation’s leading experts on cyber security, national security, and critical infrastructure.
Parham Eftekhari is a nationally recognized leader in cybersecurity, national security, and critical infrastructure. He currently serves as an Executive Vice President at CyberRisk Alliance, setting the vision and operating priorities for its executive development, CISO, and community solutions. Parham also serves as the chairman of the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT), the nation's leading cybersecurity think tank which he founded in 2014, and advisory board member at MazeBolt Technologies and the Ready Rock Institute. Other leadership roles during his 15-year career include co-founder and V.P of research at the Government Technology Research Alliance and founder of the world’s first webcam cover manufacturer CamPatch.com.
As a sought after industry expert, Parham has authored multiple publications, led numerous research initiatives, regularly engages with the media, and is a speaker at various events from closed door executive briefings to public forums including Congress, TED, RSA, IFA+, and C-SPAN. In 2017, Parham was recognized by (ISC)2 for his contributions to the field of cybersecurity with the Most Valuable Industry Partner - Government Information Security Leadership Award.