Gerard (Jerry) Brady

Global CISO, Morgan Stanley

Gerard Brady is the Global Chief Information Security Officer for Morgan Stanley.

Gerard serves on several senior committees in Information and Cybersecurity, Fraud, and Risk. He reports to the Firm’s Chief Information Officer of Technology Risk and Cybersecurity, and acts as a senior advisor and crisis manager in cybersecurity matters.

Gerard joined Morgan Stanley in 2005, serving as the Firm’s Global Head of IT Security prior to assuming his current role as Global Chief Information Security Officer in 2012. Before joining the Firm, Gerard served as the Head of Enterprise Security Software and Head of Emerging Technologies for Internet Security Systems and as the Chief Security Officer and Chief Technology Officer for Guardent (A VeriSign acquisition). Earlier in his career, Gerard held senior positions in Information Security, Cybersecurity, and Technology at Prudential, JP Morgan and BankersTrust.

Gerard has external roles including serving on the Board of Directors of the Financial Systemic Analysis & Resilience Center (FSARC) and Continuous Linked Settlement (CLS Group). In addition, he serves on New York University’s Cyber Fellows Advisory Council, advising on curriculum for cybersecurity programs in the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. He is a frequent speaker on the topic of cybersecurity at industry, client, and internal forums.
Gerard Brady is responsible for the Firm’s relationship with the U.S. Government and law enforcement as it relates to cybersecurity.