Mastering Cyber

Everything you need to know about cybersecurity ... in one minute

Trying to navigate the world of cyber security? Or maybe you’re just confused about how to manage all of your passwords. In a weekly 60 second podcast, host Alissa Abdullah, PhD a.k.a. "Dr Jay,” Mastercard Deputy Chief Security Officer and former White House Technology executive will provide cyber tips, tricks and terms. She’ll be partnering with Steve Morgan, Editor-in-Chief of Cybercrime Magazine to keep you apprised of the latest trends and predictions to keep your information safe and secure. Tune in every Wednesday for your one minute dose of cyber.


Meet the host:

Alissa "Dr. Jay" Abdullah
Deputy Chief Security OfficeR, Mastercard

As Mastercard's deputy chief security officer, Dr. Alissa Abdullah leads the Emerging Corporate Security Solutions team and is responsible for protecting Mastercard's information assets as well as driving the future of security.

Prior to Mastercard, Dr. Abdullah was the chief information security officer of Xerox where she established and led a corporate-wide information risk management program. Dr. Abdullah also served as the deputy chief information officer of the White House where she helped modernize the Executive Office of the President's IT systems with cloud services and virtualization.

Dr. Abdullah holds a PhD in Information Technology Management from Capella University, a master's degree in Telecommunications and Computer Networks from The George Washington University and a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Savannah State University.​