Mike Gibbons

Chief Information Security Officer - Edward Jones


Mike Gibbons is the chief information security officer at Edward Jones. He has over 20 years of experience in the cyber security industry. He served as the chief of computer crime investigation for the Federal Bureau of Investigation and has significant expertise in information protection, privacy, risk management, governance, incident response and compliance management. As a special agent, he oversaw all cybercrime investigations for the FBI.

After working for the FBI, Gibbons was a principal at Deloitte and Touche, where he helped eliminate security weaknesses for large financial services clients. He also worked as a managing director for Alvarez and Marsal, consulting as the interim CISO for public and private companies.

Gibbons was a founding member of the IT Industry Information Sharing and Analysis Center, as well as an executive committee member of the IT Sector Coordinating Council, which advised the Department of Homeland Security on critical cyber risk matters.

He earned a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University and special agent training from the FBI Academy at Quantico,


Industry Panel

Industry Panel – Big Data Security and Analytics for Security

003 Express Scripts Hall

A panel discussion at the intersection of “Big Data” and Information Security. Focuses on two apsects of this intersection. 1) Securing of Big Data and 2) Using Big Data and analytics to improve Security. Panel moderator: Dr. Shaji Khan, UMSL

Track 1

Cybersecurity: Challenges and Opportunities

003 Express Scripts Hall

Cyber Security is a growing challenge for business as we learn to better manage this emerging new risk.  It is not a hopeless case, but instead is full of opportunity for leadership and continuous improvement following established Frameworks for Cyber Security. By the end of the presentation participants will better understand where to seek guidance […]

Track 1