Craig Shumard is the Principal at Shumard and Associates, LLC which is a boutique strategic security consulting company specializing in helping decision makers develop strategies, evaluate, select, implement, improve and measure information security solutions.
Craig retired from CIGNA in 2010 where he held the CISO position for 11 years and had a record of accomplishments in his career. He is a recognized thought leader and spokesman in the area of information protection. A keynote speaker at national conferences and events and featured in national publications including The Wall Street Journal, InformationWeek, Information Security Magazine and CSO Magazine, his work and contributions to the information security industry earned him the coveted 2010 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award presented by T.E.N.
Craig has dedicated more than two decades to protecting private, sensitive and confidential information as Chief Information Security Officer of CIGNA Corporation from in May 1999 until his retirement in 2010. In this role, he was responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of a corporate-wide information protection strategy, which addressed all matters related to safeguarding and protecting business and individual information for more than 65-million health plan, insurance and financial customers.