January 17, 2018
(ISC)² today announced its newly elected board of director's officers: Chairperson: Dr. Kevin Charest, Vice Chairperson: Jennifer Minella, Treasurer: Greg Thompson and Secretary: Wim Remes. The four join the 13-member board which provides governance and oversight for the organization, grants certifications to qualifying candidates, and enforces adherence to the (ISC)² Code of Ethics.
Charest is the chief information security officer for Health Care Service Corporationm, Minella serves as vice president of engineering and consulting CISO with Carolina Advanced Digital, Thompson is vice president of global operational risk for Scotiabank and Remes is the founder of and principal consultant at NRJ Security.
January 9, 2018
James Turgal, former executive assistant director for the Federal Bureau of Investigation Information and Technology Branch, has joined Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory's Cyber Risk Services practice as managing director, Deloitte & Touche LLP. Turgal will primarily focus on advising clients on cyber incident response, cyber war-gaming and cyber resilience.
December 19, 2017
Exabeam announced that Tim Matthews has joined the company as its chief marketing officer. Previously Matthews was Imperva's marketing and global brand strategy, and previously led marketing efforts at PGP Corporation, Symantec and RSA Security.
December 14, 2017
Cindy Provin appointed Chief Executive Officer, Thales eSecurity has named Cindy Proven CEO effective January 1, 2018. Previously, Provin held the positions of president and chief strategy and marketing officer for the company. She will be based in San Jose, California joining the 150 employees at its U.S. headquarters.
November 29, 2017
Jim Skidmore was named Chief Revenue Officer/Head of Sales at AppGuard. His duties will include managing and expanding the company's sales team with a primary focus on the end-point management market. Prior to this move, Skidmore was vice president of sales, marketing and business development for Blue Bay Technologies.
Bricata reported two new additions with Phil Salopek joining as CFO and Orville Pike coming on board as vice president of engineering. Salopek, most recently, was co-founder and chairman of Illumineto, while Pike moves over from Koolspan where he held the same position.
November 28, 2017
Shelley Westman was named a Principle/Partner in EY's advisory practice with a focus on cybersecurity. Shelley is the demand leader for the Southeast region and will be working with clients across the region in all areas of cybersecurity. Previously, Westman was senior vice president for alliances & security services at Protegrity. Westman is an advocate for boosting the number of women in the cybersecurity sector by founding“WISE” – Women in Security Excelling, a group devoted to advancing women in security.
October 3, 2017
Brendan O'Connor has been named ServiceNow's first Security CTO effective immediately. Previously O'Connor spent 10 years at Salesforce where he led Salesforce's global information security organization as CSO.
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.