Welcome to Aphinia

Aphinia is a by-invitation-only community of CISOs and other senior cybersecurity executives who come together to share insights, to network, to provide and receive career advice, to stay current with all things cybersecurity. Free for qualified members.

Our Members

Join Aphinia community and connect with cybersecurity executives from some of the world’s leading and most innovative companies.

  • Amazon
  • Salesforce
  • Vmware
  • Mastercard
  • Elastic
  • Adidas
  • Citigroup
  • Kraft-Heinz
  • Att
  • Unicef
  • Huawei
  • Zoom
  • 7-Eleven
  • Gm
  • American-Airlines
  • General-Electric
  • Fidelity
  • Acorns
  • Samsung
  • Motorola
  • Wellsfargo
  • Compcast
  • Ally
  • Survey-Money
  • Aon
  • Riot-Games
  • Axway
  • Jpm
  • Aecoom
  • Royal-bank-of-Canada
  • Alerus
  • Warner-Media
  • Arcelor-Mittal
  • Kodak
  • Aliacne-Data
  • Morning-Star
  • A-place-for-Mom
  • Siemens
  • App-Folio

Membership Benefits

Membership in the Aphinia community is absolutely free! All we ask for is to contribute to the community by dedicating a just few hours of your time on a regular basis.

Membership Bronze

Member (Free!)

Free for qualified members. Must contribute 2 hours per year.

  • Weekly CISO Wire newsletter
  • Access to membership database to connect and network
  • Access to a private discussion board with real-time feedback to your questions and issues
Membership Silver

Elite Member (Free!)

Free for qualified members. Must contribute 5 hours per year.

  • Everything in Basic benefits, plus
  • Salary benchmarking reports, private job opportunities
  • Quarterly CISO Mastermind calls
Membership Gold

Ambassador (Free!)

Free for qualified members. Must contribute 10 hours per year.

  • Everything in Elite benefits, plus
  • Access to exclusive private business and social events

Aphinia for Vendors and Startups

Aphinia offers a number of options for vendors, advisors, and consultants to corporate CISOs to engage with our community:


For pre-seed startups

For early state pre-product cybersecurity startups, Aphinia offers 10 discovery conversations with potential customers – senior corporate decision makers – in a two - week sprint.


For early stage startups

For seed/A round cybersecurity startups looking for product/market fit, Aphinia offers demo opportunities with potential customers – senior corporate decision makers – so you can get a few logos on the wall.


For cyber VCs

For early stage VCs in cybersecurity space, Aphinia offers access to a first - rate network of CISOs and other C- , VP- and Director - level cybersecurity executives that will generate instant added value to your portfolio companies.


For Vendors

For midsize and enterprise cybersecurity companies, Aphinia offers a thought leadership series that channel your best insight to your high - value potential clients, on demand and at scale.


Learn more about our team of advisors and directors


  • Erik

    Erik Hart

    CISO Cushman & Wakefield
  • Carraig

    Carraig Stanwyck

    CISO Avnet
  • Amy

    Amy Lett

    CISO Scotts Miracle-Gro
  • Ricardo

    Ricardo Lafosse

    CISO The Kraft Heinz Company
  • Bryan

    Bryan Willett

    CISO Lexmark
  • David

    David Ortiz

    CISO Church & Dwight
  • Eddie

    Eddie Galang

    CISO Port of Long Beach
  • Kevin

    Kevin McLaughlin

    Vice President,
    CyberSecurity, CyberRisk
    and IT Compliance
  • Gregory

    Gregory Wilson

    CISO Putnam Investments
  • Aditya

    Aditya Malhotra

    CISO Ness Engineering
  • Joshua

    Joshua Brown

    CISO H&R Block
  • Randy

    Randy Raw

    CISO Veterans United Home Loans


  • Misha

    Misha Sobolev

    Director of Community
  • Amy

    Amy Minnie

    Head of Content

Join Aphinia Today

Forever free for qualified members.

In our uncertain times and in a less secure world, your professional and personal success depends on your network of peers, mentors and friends. That’s exactly what Aphinia gives you. We will help you achieve important career milestones and will celebrate your successes with you when you win.

Join us today!

Join your cybersecurity peers from leading companies:

  • Amazon
  • Mastercard
  • Citigroup
  • ATT
  • Salesforce
  • Zoom
  • Adidas
  • Samsung
  • Compcast
  • Motorola
  • Unicef
  • Gm
  • Vmware
  • 7-Eleven

"I love Aphinia because it does provider a proper forum for sharing and collaboration for CISOs."

Roger Caslow



"Aphinia brings like-minded cybersecurity professionals together."

Prabhath Karanth

Global Head of Security and Trust at Navan


"I like the weekly CISO newsletter, the interviews and the mastermind roundtables that Aphinia provides."

Troy Stairwalt

CISO at Westfield