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Joe Zacharias

Deputy CISO for Cybersecurity Risk Management

Joe Zacharias is the Deputy CISO for Cybersecurity Risk Management at Caterpillar in Peoria, IL. He began his career at Caterpillar in 2012 as an Incident Response Manager working in the CSIRT within Enterprise Security, leading large-scale advanced threat response, containment, and remediation activities. His principal areas of security leadership practice currently include Caterpillar Connected Asset Security (IoT) for Caterpillar equipment, digital and autonomous solutions, Factory Security to secure Operational Technology (OT), Cybersecurity Engineering, and Governance Risk, and Compliance for the enterprise. Joe has recently assumed leadership of the Asset Management Program, driving foundational asset inventory for hardware and software across the IT, OT, and IoT systems across the millions of connected Caterpillar devices.