Richard Moore III
Managing Director
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15 years in the U.S. Marine Corps Intelligence Community and 13 years in the financial industry protecting organizational information
Former Chief Information Security Officer and Information Security Executive
Adjunct professor at two northeast universities
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Richard Moore is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Financial Industry Advisory Services located in New York, where he specializes in cyber risk. Mr. Moore brings more than 25 years of experience designing, leading, and maintaining the implementation and assurance frameworks for organizational information.

Mr. Moore began his career developing the foundation of his operational and technical skills during his 15 years of military service with the U.S. Marine Corps Intelligence Community, concluding his military service as the Regimental Intelligence Chief, where he had the opportunity to provide military intelligence briefings two U.S. Presidents and many senior cabinet and military leaders. He continued his passion for protecting information and creating sound cyber risk practices when he transitioned to the private sector, as a consultant with KPMG providing security services for various public, private, and governmental institutions and subsequently assumed a senior leadership role with the Royal Bank of Scotland - Citizens Bank, leading the institution’s regulatory and data protection programs.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Moore served as the Chief Information Security Officer at New York Life Insurance Company. In this role, he implemented an agile and transformational Information security program that fostered an integrated “Intelligence and Risk” culture and program, providing executive management with a business focused view of the company’s cyber risks landscape. As part of the “Intelligence and Risk” program, he was responsible for leading and collaborating with a group of cross functional executives in enhancing the company’s overall cyber risk management capabilities encompassing information security, physical security, vendor risk management, cyber incident response, threat intelligence, regulatory technology and security compliance, operational risk management as well as a world-class crisis and business resiliency programs. He was responsible for leading complex technical and operational mitigation efforts associated with the company’s threat landscape and regulatory matters.

He has served on numerous industry and client advisory boards, and has been an Adjunct Professor at Salve Regina University and a Staff Lecturer at Northeastern University Graduate Information Assurance programs. In addition to his university lectures, Mr. Moore is frequently a featured speaker at numerous industry conferences. He is a contributing author to the Computer Security Handbook, versions 5 and 6.

Mr. Moore earned a master's degree in information assurance from Norwich University. Additionally, he has held numerous industry certifications during his career, and has actively maintained his Certified Information Systems Security Professional and Certified Information Security Manager designations.