Behind the Scenes

As a Collaborative Organization, the SafeHouse Initiative is orchestrated by volunteers from the contributing organizations, industry thought leaders, and others that are just passionate about cyber security and resilience and business continuity.

Our Advisors

Advisory Board of Directors

Board Director

Prateek Agrawal

Resiliency and Risk Executive | Operational, Cyber, Data and Third Party Resilience Leader
Prateek brings over 30 years of global experience from Citi, JPMorgan Chase and USAA where he led the strategy, design and implementation of industry leading Resiliency and Risk Management capabilities for resiliency, cyber security, third-party, privacy and data management. He has hands-on experience managing major natural disasters, geo-political, financial, cyber and supply chain incidents globally and is a recipient of “Recovery of the Year” award.
Prateek is passionate about finding solutions to emerging risks such as cyber, cloud, artificial intelligence, robotics, and FinTech, is engaged with Industry Trade Associations and shares insights and best practices at various forums such as Operational Resiliency Conferences, DHS Sponsored Security Conference, Data Protection and Security, and SEEP Networks Financial Inclusion and Microcredit.

Board Director

Roger Grimes

Data-Driven Defense Evangelist at KnowBe4, Author, Columnist, Speaker
Roger A. Grimes, Data-Driven Defense Evangelist for KnowBe4, Inc., is a 35-year computer security consultant, instructor, holder of dozens of computer certifications, and author of 14 books and over 1400 articles on computer security.
He has spoken at many of the world’s biggest computer security conferences, been in Newsweek™ magazine, appeared on television, been interviewed for NPR’s All Things Considered™, the Wall Street Journal, and been a guest on dozens of radio shows and podcasts. He has worked at some of the world’s largest computer security companies, including Foundstone, McAfee, and Microsoft.
He has consulted for hundreds of companies, from the largest to the smallest, around the world with specialties in host and network security, quantum security, identity management, anti-malware, hackers, honeypots, Public Key Infrastructure, cloud security, cryptography, policy, and technical writing.
He holds  certifications including CPA, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH, MSCE: Security, Security+, and many others, and he has been an instructor for many of them.
His writings and presentations are often known for their real-world, contrarian views. He was the weekly security columnist for InfoWorld and CSO magazines between 2005 – 2019.

Board Director

Neal Mullen

Director of Cyber Security – ICTTF EU Cyber Resilience Leader / BCI Hall of Fame
Neal Mullen is a Cyber, Risk and Resilience Professional working in CRH as their Head of IT Security. With over 25 years’ global experience working within the Healthcare, Construction, Technology and Retail sectors. He holds an MSc in Technology & Innovation Management, Certified Cyber Risk Officer, NIST Certified Security Expert and holds the MBCI and DBCI accreditations.
Neal gained the honour of winning the BCI Global Resilience Professional in 2019 and is one of 14 people entered into the BCI Hall of Fame, recognition for his international achievements within the resilience industry.
Winner of ICTTF EU Cyber Resilience Leader of the year – 2022
Neal has gained significant global experience leading operational resilience and cyber programs for Bertelsman, KPMG and Infosys, and delivering these services to Microsoft, Google, Dell and Mastercard.

Leadership Team

The Co-Chairmen of the SafeHouse Initiative

Alan Gin

Founding Member of the SafeHouse Initiative, Co-Founder and CEO ZeroDown Software

Jeff Edwards

Founding Member of the SafeHouse Initiative, Executive Vice President ZeroDown Software

David Proestos

Founding Member of the SafeHouse Initiative, Founder and CEO at One Fathom Above and Nteraction

David Lewis

Founding Member of the SafeHouse Initiative, Executive Vice President ZeroDown Software

Meet the Contributors

Meet ZeroDown Software
Meet Nteraction
Meet One Fathom Above
Meet Canonical

Our Expert Contributors

Expertise that defines our approach and value

The SafeHouse Initiative is all about it’s Contributors.  Their wealth of expertise and desire to share it with others is what sets us apart.  See what our contributors bring to the SafeHouse Initiative.  Discover what they can do for your business! 

Our Contributors are:
Consulting Firms
Security Platform Providers
Legal & Government
Advisors and Educators

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Join with us to share your expertise!

Are you an expert in Cyber Security, Operational Resilience or Business Continuity?  Want to share your expertise in order to help businesses of all sizes achieve better operational resilience?  Then become a contributor to the SafeHouse Initiative.