2022 Information Security Summit XTech Talk Speaker

Samara Williams
Manager, Information Security & Risk
Cardinal Health

Samara Williams obtained a degree in IT, specializing in Cybersecurity, then moved from Texas to Ohio. She is a manager of Threat Operations at Cardinal Health, focused on proactive action and defense-in-depth improvement. She specializes in threat intelligence, vulnerability management, technical risk communications, and program design. Williams is passionate about relationship building, public speaking, and encouraging women and minorities in STEM. She is involved in the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals—Columbus Chapter (ICMCP-CBUS), is a Founding member of the EmpoWE-R Women of InfoSec, and is a volunteer mentor for Franklin County Children Services. Williams has aspirations to be a fearless and innovative leader who inspires others to find their purpose.