The Inner Circle

Philippe Courtot Leadership Award

  • 1.  Philippe Courtot Leadership Award

    Posted Sep 16, 2021 08:45:00 AM
    CSA is thrilled to award Jerry Archer, Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer for Sallie Mae, with the distinguished Philippe Courtot Leadership Award for 2021.

    As Sallie Mae's Chief Security Officer, Archer is responsible for business continuity, crisis management, and security risk management, including cyber and information security. His work in the U.S. Intelligence Community earned him the National Performance Review Hammer Award, a Distinguished Service Award from the Central Intelligence Agency, and a Meritorious Unit Citation from the National Security Agency.

    "Jerry Archer has left an indelible mark on our industry by being an active champion of innovation, peer collaboration, and thoughtful adoption of state-of-the-art information technology. Jerry was an original founding board member of Cloud Security Alliance and has greatly influenced our strategy to raise the baseline of cloud security worldwide. Jerry is one of the most generous professionals in our industry and has provided innumerable briefings to organizations looking for the voice of experience. Cybersecurity succeeds when its experts share, and Jerry has always given back to the community with no thought for himself." ~ Jim Reavis, co-founder and CEO, Cloud Security Alliance.

    Congratulations to Jerry Archer for his tireless commitment to the cybersecurity community and advancing leading-edge information technology.

    Orbert .