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Nicole Muryn Clement

Senior Vice President, Global Information Security Cyber Threat Evaluation & Prevention, Bank of America

Nicole leads the Cyber Threat Evaluation and Prevention team, which (1) manages an industry-leading framework to efficiently evaluate the bank’s controls with the identification of new threat tactics and identify enhancements to the control environment, (2) provides a twice daily report of the current state of the bank’s information security control based on technical tests and technical tests of the bank’s controls against the threat actors’ tactics, techniques and procedures, and (3) interacts on all risk-related issues (internal or external) for the Cyber Threat Defense organization.

Prior to this, she joined the bank as a functional lead for sector engagement for Global Information Security. In this role, she led and partnered with internal stakeholders to engage with industry partners, trade groups and organizations on GIS priority issues. Most recently, she led efforts, on behalf of the office of the Chair, to enhance the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council’s operations, membership, communications, and meetings.

She is a senior leader with extensive experience implementing programs and tools, advocating for legislative, and creating regulatory policy. Prior to joining BofA, she advised global financial services clients on cybersecurity issues, including regulatory matters, risk management, and governance. As a recognized leader in public-private partnerships, she advised Office of the Comptroller of the Currency senior leadership on and developed policy related to cybersecurity and resilience. In addition, Nicole collaborated across government agencies, the private sector, and the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council’s working group on cybersecurity and critical infrastructure.

Prior to joining the OCC, she was the director of regulatory and legislative affairs at the Financial Services Roundtable’s (now, Bank Policy Institute) technology-policy division, BITS, where she led policy efforts on technology and cybersecurity regulations. Nicole was appointed to lead the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council’s policy committee, through which she submitted private-sector input for President Barack Obama’s executive order “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” and participated in the development of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s cybersecurity framework. Nicole previously served as manager and project administrator for the BITS regulation and fraud programs.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in international business and economics from Ohio Northern University.