Lou Rabon has been an IT Professional for over 23 years, with 20 years of experience in Cybersecurity and 7 years of experience in Data Privacy. Lou has extensive experience with Incident Response, Global Privacy, and Regulatory Compliance, having held leadership roles within media, tech and consulting organizations around the globe.
Currently, Lou is operating Cyber Defense Group (CDG), a cybersecurity strategic advisory firm he founded in 2016, which specializes in Incident Response and Security Program Management services. CDG is based in Los Angeles with clients spanning the globe.
Before starting CDG, Lou was the Information Security Officer at Spokeo, where he was responsible for analyzing threats across a widely dispersed “perimeter” which included a hybrid cloud environment for the Alexa Top-500 ranked website. Prior to Spokeo, Lou was on the Information Security team at Sony Pictures Entertainment, where he contributed to privacy and risk management for the global Sony Corporation. A serial entrepreneur, Lou has owned and operated consultancies in France, Australia and on both coasts of the US. Lou speaks frequently on panels and at industry conferences and is passionate about moving the cybersecurity industry forward as well as helping to protect children in the digital age.