Fortinet hires NSA veteran as company's first CISO

Fortinet hires NSA veteran as company's first CISO

The network security provider has hired former NSA cyber task force executive Philip Quade as chief information security officer.

Customs and Border Protection gets a new CISO

Customs and Border Protection gets a new CISO

Alma Cole replaces Shaun Khalfan, who now leads the information risk program at government-sponsored mortgage loan company Freddie Mac.

Niall Browne joins cloud BI startup Domo as CISO

Niall Browne joins cloud BI startup Domo as CISO

Cloud business intelligence startup Domo has hired Niall Browne, former chief trust officer at Workday, as the company's first CISO.

4 questions for Virtual Health's Dan Bart

4 questions for Virtual Health's Dan Bart

DISA cybersecurity leader joins startup Virtual Health as Executive Vice President of Information Security and Implementation.

Former Microsoft CISO joins bio-electronics company board of directors

Former Microsoft CISO joins bio-electronics company board of directors

Charles McNerney, general manager of retail technology at Microsoft, and former CISO in its online services division, has been appointed to the board of directors of Nativis, Inc., a Seattle-based clinical stage bio-electronic company....

NASA hires former Microsoft director, cybersecurity veteran as CISO

NASA hires former Microsoft director, cybersecurity veteran as CISO

NASA has tapped Jeanette Hanna-Ruiz as its new cybersecurity associate CIO for IT security and senior agency information security official (SAISO), effective Aug. 8.

Veterans Affairs taps NASA IT exec as new CISO

Veterans Affairs taps NASA IT exec as new CISO

Roopangi Kadakia, who most recently served as web services executive in NASA’s Office of the CIO, has been appointed CISO at the Department of Veterans Affairs. She will start in the new role on July 24.

Malwarebytes hires Justin Dolly as its first CISO

Malwarebytes hires Justin Dolly as its first CISO

Dolly brings to the role close to 20 years of experience in advanced information, infrastructure, web and application security, as well as risk management, network engineering and design.

Industry veterans launch security advisory firm

Industry veterans launch security advisory firm

Jonathan Steenland, former CISO at Fujitsu, and Richard Dorough, former Senior Managing Director of PwC’s Cyber Breach Response Practice and former Global CISO at Textron co-lead Zyston's CISO Advisory Services.

Jeremiah Grossman to take on ransomware at SentinelOne

Jeremiah Grossman to take on ransomware at SentinelOne

"I want to make an impact in a new fight," says the WhiteHat Security founder.

Symantec's Cheri McGuire named CISO of Standard Chartered bank

Symantec's Cheri McGuire named CISO of Standard Chartered bank

Cheri McGuire has been named CISO of Standard Chartered bank, reporting to Group CIO Michael Gorriz. In her new role, McGuire's responsibilities will include cyber security governance, strategy, regulatory engagement, policy...

Allianz Life hires Douglas DeGrote as CISO

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America has hired Douglas DeGrote as CISO, reporting to to CIO Jeff Palm.

Apple Hires Former Amazon Exec George Stathakopoulos as VP of Corporate Information Security

Apple Hires Former Amazon Exec George Stathakopoulos as VP of Corporate Information Security

George Stathakopoulos, formerly Vice President of Information Security and Corporate IT at Amazon, has joined Apple in the newly created role of Vice President of Corporate Information Security.

With little time to react, staying ahead of threats is top-of-mind for C-level execs

With little time to react, staying ahead of threats is top-of-mind for C-level execs

IoT, 5G wireless, Software Defined Networking are among trending enterprise security interests, but many companies are caught in a 3-6 month event horizon that doesn’t leave them with much time to respond, let alone plan for the...

Comcast transmits signal that it takes privacy seriously, hires Noopur Davis as privacy SVP

Comcast transmits signal that it takes privacy seriously, hires Noopur Davis as privacy SVP

Davis joins Comcast from Intel Security, where she was VP of Global Quality.

5 questions: A short Q&A with Thomas Brown of Silk Road takedown fame

5 questions: A short Q&A with Thomas Brown of Silk Road takedown fame

CSO Online checked in with Brown to learn more about his new role as Global Leader of Cyber Security/Investigations at BRG, the major cyber threats he's seeing now, and where enterprises are spending their security dollars.

SAP appoints Justin Somaini to newly created CSO role

SAP appoints Justin Somaini to newly created CSO role

Although Somaini started the job on January 1, 2016, the announcement came nearly 2 months later -- coinciding with the release of a Ponemon Institute report pointing to risks of insecure SAP applications.

In package deal, Thomas Brown & team join consultancy BRG

In package deal, Thomas Brown & team join consultancy BRG

The renowned team is best known for its role in the Silk Road investigation.

Anil Varghese takes CISO post at Service King

Anil Varghese takes CISO post at Service King

Auto body repair chain Service King announced this week that it has hired Anil Varghese as the company's first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

Former NSA director Mike McConnell joins Securonix board

Former NSA director Mike McConnell joins Securonix board

Security intelligence platform provider Securonix announced that Vice Admiral (Ret.) Mike McConnell, former U.S. Director of National Intelligence, has joined the company as senior advisory board member.

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