Jenny Menna is a Senior Vice President and Cybersecurity Partnership Executive at U.S. Bank. She leads U.S. Bank’s Information Systems Security intelligence, cyber exercise, education and awareness, and Business Line Information Security Officer teams. She also leads collaboration initiatives with industry and government to advance the cybersecurity posture of U.S. Bank, and the financial sector as a whole. Her industry leadership roles include the OASIS Board of Directors, Global Cybersecurity Alliance Strategic Advisory Committee, the Financial Top Level Domain Board of Directors, the Risk & Security Committee of Early Warning Services, and the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center’s Threat Intelligence Committee Executive Committee.
Jenny is a nationally recognized cybersecurity leader, with substantial achievements in building large-scale information technology and security programs and plans across government and the private sector. Prior to joining U.S. Bank, Jenny held a variety of Senior Executive Service positions in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) component responsible for securing federal civilian, state and local government and critical infrastructure networks, as well as for coordinating cyber incident response. Her responsibilities ranged from industry outreach to front-line operational and technical activities – including serving as US-CERT Director, to leading national-level policy initiatives. She was awarded the Multi State Information Sharing and Analysis Center inaugural Excellence Award for advancing state and local cybersecurity. Before her government service, Jenny held numerous leadership positions at SRA, a large systems development and integration firm. She has presented at major events ranging from the RSA conference to the Wharton-Risk Management Association advanced risk management program, and been interviewed about cybersecurity for television, radio and print media. Jenny received her AB with Honors in Russian Civilization from the University of Chicago and MA from the Committee on International Relations at the University of Chicago. She is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and a graduate of the inaugural class of DHS Fellows.