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Chief Information Security Officer
Daniel Floyd is BlackCloak’s Chief Information Security Officer.
With over 20 years experience protecting FinTech companies, Daniel has developed and delivered cybersecurity solutions to market for both growing startups and highly-regulated financial sector companies alike.
In his current role as CISO for the leader in digital executive protection, Daniel is responsible for oversight of the organization’s Client Security Operations Center (SOC) and threat intelligence platform, as well as its penetration testing and digital forensics teams.
Specifically, Daniel leads the daily SOC operations by empowering a team of cybersecurity analysts, penetration testers and threat intelligence experts to monitor, prevent, detect, and respond to both suspicious activity and confirmed cyberattacks of potential consequence to BlackCloak clients.
In addition, Daniel is responsible for maintaining BlackCloak’s internal infrastructure and cybersecurity, ensuring that the organization and its people are well-protected from digital risks and inefficiencies. He also leads BlackCloak’s trust and compliance initiatives. In 2021, Daniel facilitated BlackCloak’s Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II audit, earning the company SOC 2 Type II certification.
Daniel is also heavily involved in product vision and ideation, working closely with the engineering and client service teams to enhance the security features and user experience of BlackCloak’s Concierge Privacy & Cybersecurity PlatformTM.
Prior to BlackCloak, Daniel served for almost 20 years in various roles, including vice president, cybersecurity director and CISO at LSQ, a global leader in working capital finance and payment solutions. During his tenure, Daniel also worked as director of information security at Viewpost, an electronic payments company for enterprises, which was spun out of LSQ. During his time with Viewpost, Danny helped secure a CSO50 - Top 50 Security Innovations Award and placed second at DEFCON 24 CMD+CTRL CTF.
Daniel holds a B.S. in Information Technology from Western Governors University. He also maintains several cybersecurity industry certifications, including Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) and GIAC Certified Forensic Analysts (GCFA). Daniel is also a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and a member of InfraGard, a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and members of the private sector for the protection of U.S. Critical Infrastructure.