September 19, 2017
Mark Weatherford was named to Indegy's board of directors. Weatherford currently serves as senior vice president and chief cybersecurity strategist vArmour. Previously, Weatherford served as deputy under secretary for cybersecurity at the Department of Homeland.
September 14, 2017
AppGuard announced Jon Loew will take over as the company's CEO and chief marketing officer effective September 14, as well as, being appointed to the company's board of directors. Loew previously served as CEO for KeepTree, which was just acquired by AppGuard.
The U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission have selected Peter Guffin, the head of Pierce Atwood's Privacy & Data Security practice, to serve as one of 16 arbitrators in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield arbitration program. As an arbitrator, Guffin, who currently guides clients through compliance with state, federal and international privacy and data protection laws and regulations, is charged with resolving privacy disputes between EU citizens and U.S. organizations and will help shape international privacy law and cross-border data transfer mechanisms. Guffin is professor of practice and co-director of the University of Maine School of Law's Information Privacy Law Program.
September 11, 2017
Former U.S. Government Chief Information Officer Tony Scot will join Squire Patton Boggs as their Senior Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Advisor. Scott has also served as Chief Information Officer at VMware, Microsoft Corporation,The Walt Disney Company, respectively, and as and Chief Technology Officer of Information Systems and Services at General Motors Corporation.
September 11, 2017
Cheryl Davis, former director for cybersecurity policy at the U.S. National Security Council and principal director of cyber policy at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, has joined FTI Consulting's cross-segment cybersecurity team as a managing director in its Technology segment.
September 7, 2017
Former FireEye CEO Dave DeWalt (left) and Retired General David Patraeus (right) have been named to Optiv Security board of directors. DeWalt, who also is the former CEO at McAfee, will serve as vice chairman.Petraeus, chairman of the KKR Global Institute, is the former director of the CIA.
Mike Potts will take over as Webroot CEO effective September 25. Potts was also named to the company's board of directors. He will succeed Dick Williams who is retiring as CEO, but will remain on the board. Potts previously worked at Cisco where he helped integrate his former company, Lancope, after it was purchased by Cisco.