Samara Moore, AWS Security Assurance Senior Manager and Global Energy Specialist, leads the security and compliance program for regulated industries and public sector in the Americas region. As a thought leader and seasoned cybersecurity practitioner, she has focused her career on implementing and sustaining programs to effectively manage cyber risks and align security measures with business and IT strategies. Prior to joining AWS, Mrs. Moore managed enterprise security programs for regulated and non-regulated environments for a major energy provider. She also managed security programs within the federal government for over 10 years, including as a former Director of Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity for the WH National Security Council and Sr. Cybersecurity Advisor at the Energy Department. Mrs. Moore has worked in security consulting, operations and policy, and led development of frameworks such as the Electricity Sector Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model and supported development of the NIST Cyber Security Framework.