Derek Vadala

Global Head of Cyber Risk
Moody's Investors Service (MIS)

Derek Vadala is the Global Head of Cyber Risk for Moody’s Investors Services (MIS) in New York. In this newly established role, Mr. Vadala will develop MIS’s capabilities for evaluating cyber risk, including a framework for the consideration of cybersecurity risk in credit analysis, and will spearhead innovative research, analytics and market outreach in this area. Prior to this role, he was the Chief Information Security Officer for Moody’s Corporation and has over 15 years of IT and security management experience. He has overseen Moody’s global security program with responsibilities including security strategy, architecture and operations, IT risk due diligence in the M&A process and threat management and incident response. He has spoken on topics including malicious insiders and security analytics.