Steve Sacks

Senior Consultant

  • Americas
  • Cyber and Digital
  • Security Consulting
  • Information Governance
Steve Sacks is a Senior Consultant within Control Risks’ Cyber Americas practice. In this role, Steve supports organisations improve their cyber security management through a wide range of programmatic assessments, policy/governance advisory, due diligence and incident management exercises.

Steve specializes in providing technology risk, intelligence, and geopolitical risk advisory to clients throughout the Americas region. He serves as a cyber risk strategist addressing threats posed by new and disruptive threats to key corporate cybersecurity management programs. He focuses on strategic level threats, vulnerabilities, and risks stemming from technology, cyber criminals, and nation-state actors.

Recent tasks that Steve has worked on include:

  • Led a comprehensive cyber due diligence program for a broad spectrum of venture capital portfolio companies to enhance holistic protection and corporate resilience, informed by the current cyber threat intelligence environment.
  • Helped develop an annual cyber incident and crisis management exercise program for a multi-national life science corporation, focusing on long-term capacity building for worldwide crisis response.
  • Served as a virtual Chief Information Security Officer for a global private equity firm, navigating cybersecurity strategy and governance to ensure compliance within the emerging U.S. government regulatory environment.

  • Before coming to Control Risks, Steve spent over eight years serving in the U.S. Marine Corps as an intelligence officer, where he focused on mitigating nation-state threats to critical technologies and communications.

    Steve is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), holds a Master of Arts degree in National Security Studies from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service, and a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Near East Studies from Cornell University.

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