Thomas Malta

Thomas Malta

Former Head of Identity and Access Management, Navy Federal Credit Union, CEO and Principal IAM Experts, LLC

Tom Malta's extensive career in Financial Services Technology and Cyber Security started 25+ years ago as a hands-on developer building and supporting front office trading systems for many of the top Wall St. Brokerages and Investment Banks. Shortly after moving to Goldman Sachs in 2000, he landed in Cyber Security and has been there ever since focused on building and executing Global Cyber Security Solutions. Over the past 20+ years he's led many successful IAM Programs utilizing custom build as well as off the shelf technology supporting internal, external, customer, and 3rd party/cloud identities alike.

Tom is currently the Head of IAM at Navy Federal Credit Union where he is responsible for design, development, and execution of cyber technology solutions to support the overall IAM Strategy. The team is currently focused on the firm's transformation of both workforce and member (aka customer IAM) to drive more automation, agile development, and improve the effectiveness of existing IAM and Cyber Security Controls.

As a recognized Subject Matter Expert in IAM, Tom spends a lot of his time giving back to the industry through board representations, speaking engagements, and contributing to research papers. His passion for the space is unparalleled, and enjoys staying current with emerging technologies such as biometrics, AI, ML, and next generation customer authentication solutions such as blockchain.

Prior to Navy Federal, Tom held similar Managing Director / Executive IT roles at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, BNYMellon, Wells Fargo, Ally Financial, Synchrony Financial, and Brown Brothers Harriman. Mr. Malta is also a Board Member of the Identity Defined Security Alliance,  an active participant of various IAM Customer Advisory Board's, and a distinguished Ponemon Fellow

Identity and the Open Banking Revolution

Presented by Thomas Malta  •  January 5, 2022

Customer Experience & Fraud: Striking the Balance

Presented by Vaibhav Gupta , Thomas Malta  •  July 26, 2021

IAM in a Multi/Hybrid Cloud Environment - Can We Do it Better This Time?

Presented by Thomas Malta  •  December 17, 2020

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