Dave Chatfield

Dave Chatfield

Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Dave Chatfield is responsible for managing and conducting assessments of applicant IT environments in an effort to confer strategic loss-avoidance advantages to client underwriters participating in the cyber liability insurance industry. He is also responsible for managing NetDiligence’s QuietAudit® system, a cost-efficient, applicant screening mechanism used to supplement remote and on-site assessment tasks.

Prior to joining NetDiligence in 2001, Dave served as Manager of Insurance Risk Mitigation Services and Senior Security Consultant at Fiderus/EDS. Prior to that, Dave served as a Senior Consultant with IBM’s Global Security and Privacy Services Practice, and was responsible for engagement management and performing tasks related to British Standard 7799 (BS7799) Information Security Assessments, Internet-based penetration testing, and firewall policy analysis. He also participated in the early methodology development and initial perform engagements relating to IBM’s Privacy Services consulting solutions.

Earlier in his career, Dave provided Internet-focused technical networking services while employed in the Corporate IT Department at Intel Corporation in Santa Clara, CA, IBM’s OS/2 Development Facility in Boca Raton, FL, and his alma mater, Cleveland State University in Cleveland, OH.


J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, OH (1991)
B.S. Computer and Information Science, Cleveland State University (1985)

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