Stephen McOwen BA Vice President of Cyber Defense, Fidelity Investments
Steve McOwen serves as the Vice President of Cyber Defense for Fidelity Investments. As a senior leader in the Enterprise Cybersecurity Organization, McOwen is responsible for Incident Response, Security Operations, and Vulnerability Management. Prior to joining Fidelity, McOwen was the Director of Security Operations at Cisco Systems for 14 years.
McOwen is a seasoned IT and security professional with over 20 years of experience in computer forensics and investigation. He has taught Computer Crime and Information Warfare to undergraduate and graduate students at Duke University in the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, as well as Computer Forensics and Investigation techniques to North Carolina local law enforcement.
Previously, McOwen was a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In this role, he was involved primarily in investigating computer crime, espionage and intellectual property violations.
McOwen also is a licensed attorney. He has practiced law, conducted lobbying, and helped draft creditor’s rights issues and debt collection-related legislation prior to joining the FBI.
McOwen holds a Juris Doctorate from George Mason University School of Law and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from William & Mary. he is based in the Raleigh, NC area.