Capital IQ, a web-based information service company headquartered in New York City, has named Ken Pfeil as Chief Security Officer. Pfeil comes to Capital IQ from Avaya, where he was responsible for the Enterprise Security Consulting Practice, North East Region. He has two decades' IT and security experience including positions at Microsoft, Dell, Identix, and Merrill Lynch. Pfeil has written extensively on security topics and is coauthor of "Hack Proofing Your Network, 2nd Edition", and "Stealing the Network - How to Own The Box". He participates in ISSA, CSI, NYECTF, IEEE and IETF groups, and serves as a Subject Matter Expert for CompTIA's Security+ certification and on ISSA's International Privacy Advisory Board.