Sonia E. Arista, CISM

Signify Health

Senior Vice President – Chief Information Security Officer
Signify Health

Sonia Arista serves as the Senior Vice President – Chief Information Security Officer at Signify Health. Previously, she was VP & Global Chief Information Security Officer and Compliance at Everbridge. Prior to joining Everbridge, Sonia was the Healthcare CISO and vertical lead for Fortinet and was a prior CISO at Tufts Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children where she was responsible for the development and management of Information Security programs. She has also been contracted to serve as an interim CISO for several healthcare-related entities like Wellforce, Nuance Communications and Verscend Technologies. Her experience in information security leadership includes board-level advice, incident response, and rapid program alignment to support growth associated with mergers and acquisitions. Originally from Houston, Sonia graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Business Administration, then moved to the Boston area 20 years ago. She recently completed her Executive Masters in Cybersecurity at Brown University. She contributes time as a professional mentor to young professionals seeking a career in security, and guest lectures for organizations promoting women in STEM and minority advancement.

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