Stacey Halota joined The Washington Post Company in 2003. She sets the strategic information security and privacy goals for the company and leads the development and implementation of information security and privacy programs including Sarbanes Oxley, privacy law and payment card industry compliance efforts. She has more than 20 years of experience in the information technology, security and privacy field. Before joining The Washington Post Company she served as the federal government and southeast region leader of Guardent (now part of Verisign).