Tonya L. Byers is the director of information security for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and has been in this role since 2008. Byers is responsible for the organization’s enterprise-wide information security strategy, policy, security architecture, security operations and security risk management. She oversees and coordinates security initiatives working with executive, business and functional leaders, and staff, including HR, audit and compliance, corporate and financial investigations, legal, physical security, systems operations, and systems development. Byers provides vision and leadership necessary to manage risk to the organization to ensure business alignment, effective governance, operational efficiency and performance monitoring and measurement. She provides executive-level decision support through both informal and formal means, including but not limited to executive level metrics, dashboards, risk analysis and mitigation, acceptance and reporting.Byers holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, a master’s degree in software engineering administration from Central Michigan University and CISM, PMP and CRISC certifications.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Tonya Byers and other top speakers and celebrities.