Equifax, where 143,000,000 identities were just stolen, has a Chief Information Security Officer who studied music in college. Susan Mauldin was the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Equifax Inc when the the massive data hack occurred.
She has been with Equifax as CSO / CISO since 2013. She was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer at First Data Corporation, until July 2013. Mauldin was SunTrust Banks’ Group Vice President from 2007 to 2009. It is still unconfirmed whether her stint at SunTrust was in fact overseeing call-center operations.
Maulding’s education credentials include a bachelor’s degree in music composition (magna cum laude) and a Master of Fine Arts degree in music composition (summa cum laude), both from the University of Georgia.