Lora Vaughn

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Lora Vaughn

Chief Information Security Officer
FinTech, Security
Little Rock, AR USA

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Lora Vaughn McIntosh is Chief Information Security Officer at Simmons Bank. Lora brings 15 years of cybersecurity experience to her current role of overseeing programs to secure Simmons’ assets and data. 

Lora joined Simmons from Regions Bank, where she most recently served as manager of the cybersecurity operations center. In this role, Lora oversaw and supported 24/7 security monitoring and incident response. 

In addition to her role as an online course instructor through LinkedIn Learning, Lora is a seasoned speaker for cybersecurity events around the nation ranging from InfoSecurity Connect (2018, 2019) and Alabama Cyber Now (2018) to Rapid7 United Summit (2017) and Women in Cybersecurity Conference (2014). 

Lora holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Birmingham-Southern College and is a certified information systems security professional (CISSP).


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