Board of Advisers

Our exclusive board of advisers guides this site’s coverage of security, fraud, privacy, risk management and other key issues. These experts provide input about the latest hot topics and contribute insight for news coverage, podcast interviews and guest blogs. They regularly offer expert advice about regulatory compliance and the current threat landscape, as well as provide insights about risk management strategies and security technologies.

Anton Chuvakin

Anton Chuvakin

Research Vice President, Gartner GTP Security and Risk Management Strategies

As Research VP at Gartner, Chuvakin specializes in projects involving data loss prevention, threat intelligence, vulnerability assessment and vulnerability management, security monitoring of public cloud assets, network forensics and denial of service (DoS/DDoS) protection. Before joining Gartner, his job responsibilities included security product management, research, competitive analysis, PCI-DSS compliance and SIEM development and implementation. He is the author of two books, "Security Warrior" and "PCI Compliance," and was a contributor to other industry resources, including "Know Your Enemy II" and "Information Security Management Handbook."

Anthony Demangone

Anthony Demangone

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, National Association of Federal Credit Unions

Demangone is responsible for all aspects of NAFCU's compliance-related products and services and serves as the editor-in-chief of NAFCU's Regulatory Compliance Newsletter and the BSA Blast. Demangone represents NAFCU before the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council and serves as a member of the FSSCC's Infectious Disease Forum. He is a frequent speaker at credit union conferences, events and training sessions. He also is a member of the Virginia Bar.

Shirley Inscoe

Shirley Inscoe

Senior Analyst, Aite Group

Shirley Inscoe is a senior analyst with Aite Group, covering fraud, data security, and consumer compliance issues. Ms. Inscoe brings to Aite Group 30 years of banking experience in enterprise fraud and payments issues. She has served as the chair of the BITS Fraud Reduction Steering Committee and the co-chair of Early Warning Services' Advisory Committee, and has been a member of ABA's Deposit Account Fraud and Payment Systems Committees.

Prior to joining Aite Group, Ms. Inscoe was the director of financial services solutions at Memento Inc., where she was responsible for guiding the company's overall strategy and supporting product development, marketing, and sales related to payments risk mitigation. During her tenure with Memento, she worked to expand the firm's product offerings beyond employee fraud to cover check, ACH, and wire fraud. Before that, Ms. Inscoe was senior vice president and director of payments strategy with Wachovia Bank, where she previously served as senior vice president and strategic support manager of enterprise loss management. She also served as corporate compliance manager with First Union Corporation.

Ms. Inscoe has spoken at many BAI, ABA, BITS, and NACHA conferences on topics related to payments and fraud prevention. In 2009, she co-authored a book on internal fraud entitled, Insidious: How Trusted Employees Steal Millions and Why It's So Hard for Banks to Stop Them.

Ms. Inscoe is a Certified Risk Professional through the Bankers Administration Institute. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Western Carolina University.

David Lewis

David Lewis

Director, ATM Security and Module Development, Diebold

Since 2009, Lewis has served as the director of ATM security and module development for Diebold, Inc. He's responsible for the architecture and development of physical and card fraud solutions designed to enhance ATM security. This includes the management of strategic partnerships with global anti-skimming solutions providers and development teams around the world. Additionally, Lewis works with financial institution security teams, local law enforcement and the U.S. Secret Service on investigations of financial crimes. He's an expert on the latest attack vector trends, global migration of attack vectors and the latest technology developments being used by criminals to penetrate ATMs.

Jerry Silva

Jerry Silva

Research Director, IDC Financial Insights

At IDC, an advisory and consulting firm, Silva oversees the global retail banking practice. With more than 25 years of experience in financial services, Silva has held a variety of operational, technological and business roles at institutions and technology providers. Before joining IDC, Silva was an independent consultant for PG Silva Consulting. Before that, he was a research director at TowerGroup, now CEB TowerGroup, where he managed the retail banking and delivery channel practices.

John South

John South

Chief Security Officer, Heartland Payment Systems

South leads the security and IT compliance programs of the corporation. This encompasses the protection of sensitive data through risk and threat modeling along with compliance with internal, industry and regulatory obligations. His teams provide vulnerability analysis, penetration testing and application security testing. He also heads the internal auditing team for the IT organization. South represents Heartland through his participation with the Financial Services Information Security and Analysis Center; he also is a member of the Payments Processing Information Sharing Council.

Anthony Vitale

Anthony Vitale

Vice President, ITG, JDA Software

Vitale is vice president of ITG at JDA Software. JDA Software is a leading provider of supply chain software with over $1 billion in annual revenue and nearly 5,000 employees worldwide. Vitale is responsible for the management and coordination of enterprise architecture, enterprise business intelligence and analytics, master data management, and internal application development and integrations. Prior to joining JDA Software, he spent over 12 years in the credit union industry, most recently at Patelco Credit Union as vice president of information technology. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in management information systems from San Jose State University and MBA from Santa Clara University.

Howie Wu

Howie Wu

Vice President, Virtual Banking, BECU (Boeing Employees' Credit Union)

Wu has been with Seattle-based BECU, which has approximately $8.6 billion in assets, since 2003 and has more than 10 years of experience in the financial services and information technology industries. In his role as the vice president of virtual banking, he oversees BECU's strategy for remote delivery channels, including the ATM, online, telephone and mobile channels. He holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's degree in information systems from Washington State University.