Nelson Novaes Neto

Research & CTO/Partner, MIT Sloan & C6 Bank

Currently holding the position of Chief Technology Officer, Nelson Novaes is one of the leading partners in the creation of C6 Bank, a rapidly expanding digital bank in Brazil. Novaes is an MIT Affiliated Researcher, engineer, postgraduate in Infosec, MBA and master’s degree in Exp. Psychology. He also has several international certifications. He is a member of the (ISC)2 Board of Directors for Latin America and has published widely and is a sought-after speaker on IT & Cybersecurity (

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Smart Questions About Cybersecurity: What to Ask at Your Next Board Meeting

Date: Wednesday, September 13

Track One

Presented by: Nelson Novaes Neto, Research & CTO/Partner, MIT Sloan & C6 Bank

Boards have a unique role in helping their organizations manage cybersecurity threats. They do not have day to day management responsibility, but they do have oversight and fiduciary responsibility. Don’t leave any questions about critical vulnerabilities for tomorrow. Asking the smart questions at your next board meeting might just prevent a breach from becoming a total disaster. This paper on cybersecurity leadership and management has been published in the Harvard Business Review.