Areas of Expertise: Authentication, CISO Executive Leadership, Cyber Risk Management Strategy, Data Protection and Privacy, Identity and Access Management (IAM), Managed Security Services, Network and Endpoint Security, Risk Management
John Horn leads the Cybersecurity practice at Aite-Novarica Group, which provides valuable cybersecurity research, insights, and advisory services to financial services firms. In addition to leading a team of two Strategic Advisors, John functions as a distinguished industry expert and critical thinker within the rapidly evolving domains of cybersecurity, information security, and identity. His coverage areas include identity and access management, authentication, nth-party risk, converged data intelligence, data consortiums, public sector collaboration, and cybersecurity best practices for the chief information security officer/board.
John brings to Aite-Novarica Group over two decades of experience designing security and identity solutions for U.S. financial institutions as well as providing high-value consultancy for chief information officers, chief information security officers, and other executives making strategic investment decisions. Prior to joining Aite-Novarica Group, John served 24 years leading security and identity strategies at Fiserv. He founded a cybersecurity MSSP business, delivering real-time risk decisioning and defense against cyberattacks for 300 banks and credit unions in the U.S. Earlier in his career, John honorably served within the U.S. Navy submarine force.
John holds an M.Sc. in Computer Science from UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) and a B.Sc. in Systems Analysis from Miami University (Ohio).
John is happily married with two wonderful daughters. He is highly invested with the people of Haiti and enjoys time with family as well as mountain hiking and biking.