As a Vice President in Stroz Friedberg’s Security Science practice, Alain Marcuse leads engagements that help clients proactively manage information and cyber risk. With over 25 years of experience working with global organizations to bring technology solutions to compliance, risk and business challenges, Mr. Marcuse has assisted companies with the unique challenges of building and developing environments, processes and teams supporting high-availability, secure infrastructure operations on a global scale, including financial operations and SaaS/cloud service providers.
Mr. Marcuse advises clients on some of the highest-visibility, strategic areas of their information security programs, including Board and outside counsel advisory in post-breach litigation support; development of long-term security and compliance roadmaps for executive teams; and guidance of organizational development for security teams – for example, developing the roadmap for building one of the world’s most advanced security operations centers. Mr. Marcuse’s areas of focus include financial services, healthcare, and retail, an industry for which he is the Firm’s primary contact with the Retail Cybersecurity Information Sharing Center (R-CISC).
Prior to joining Stroz Friedberg, Mr. Marcuse served in a variety of consulting and senior management roles in application development, IT, production network operations, security, and customer service in the U.S. and Europe, including Honeywell, Adero (global content delivery network), Individual (now part of Thompson Reuters), KPMG, The Boston Consulting Group, S.W.I.F.T. (global wire transfer network), and Integrity Interactive (global online ethics and compliance training provider, now part of SAI Global).
Mr. Marcuse served as Consul of Belgium in New England from 2002 to 2010, serving companies in the New England states, in an advisory capacity, on matters pertaining to foreign trade with Belgium, and discharging all other consular responsibilities as head of mission in Boston, including coordination with U.S. authorities on matters of mutual security interest.
Mr. Marcuse received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, summa cum laude, as well as his Master’s degree in Computer Science, from Brandeis University. He is a native speaker of both Spanish and French.