Derek Vadala

CEO, Moody’s Cyber Risk Assessments

Derek Vadala is the CEO of Cyber Assessments, a joint venture between Moody’s Corporation, a global credit rating agency, and Team8, a cybersecurity-focused company creation platform. Vadala leads a team that is focused on creating a standard benchmark for communicating cyber-risk in order to improve the global dialog about this important issue. Prior to leading this venture, Vadala was the Global Head of Cyber Risk for Moody’s Investors Service, responsible for developing capabilities for evaluating cyber-risk and incorporating those capabilities into credit analysis. Prior to that, Vadala served as the Chief Information Security Officer for Moody’s Corporation from 2013 to 2018, where he was responsible for global information risk and security across Moody’s businesses worldwide.