Ivanti, the provider of the Ivanti Neurons automation platform that discovers, manages, secures, and services IT assets from cloud to edge, announced that top C-suite leaders with expertise in security, privacy, and risk management have joined the company’s new CISO Advisory Board. This reinforces Ivanti’s commitment to protecting its customers and raising the bar for security as threat actors continue to grow in sophistication.
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“We are dedicated to ensuring that our customers are working in the most secure computing environment as threats continue to evolve and emerge,” said Jeff Abbott, CEO of Ivanti. “We are excited to introduce our new CISO Advisory Board members and welcome them as they join us on our mission to enable and secure the Everywhere Workplace. Their insights will be invaluable in helping us to continue to push the boundaries of product innovation and customer satisfaction, while ensuring we are addressing the top priorities of chief information security officers around the world.”
Vendor collaboration, including information sharing of best practices, is more important than ever before. A recent McKinsey report confirmed, “In a world where everything is connected, cybersecurity must be comprehensive, adaptive, and collaborative.” The CISO Advisory Board will provide Ivanti and its customers with insights and best practices that will drive future product innovation. The board members will also advise on acquisitions and new technologies, and their collective experience overseeing global cybersecurity programs and advising large enterprises, governments, and regulators across global markets will help guide Ivanti’s ongoing strategy.
Ivanti’s CISO Advisory Board includes highly respected practitioners, thought leaders and advocates who have made significant contributions to advance IT security over the course of their careers. Below are some of the members:
- Michael Montoya is CISO at Equinix, where he is responsible for leading Equinix’s global cybersecurity risk program. He also serves on the board of directors for F5 Networks, a multi-cloud application security and delivery company. He has extensive experience overseeing global cybersecurity programs and advising large enterprises, governments, and regulators across global markets. Prior to Equinix, Montoya served as SVP and CISO at Digital Realty. Before that, he held various leadership roles at Microsoft, including Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, where he led security initiatives and operations for the development and delivery of Microsoft cloud security products and services. He has also held leadership roles at FireEye, EMC Corporation and Avanade Inc.
- Jason Lish is CSO and SVP at Lumen Technologies. Previously, he served as Chief Security, Privacy and Data Officer for Advisor Group, one of the largest networks of independent wealth management firms in the United States. He has over 20 years of experience managing global IT departments for Fortune 100 and 500 companies including Charles Schwab, where he was Senior Vice President, Security Technology & Operations, and Honeywell International where he led global cyber security strategy and operations. He also served as Executive Vice President, CSO and CIO for Alight Solutions, a provider of health, wealth, and HR solutions.
- Andrew Stone is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Americas for Pure Storage , where he supports the development of next generation data storage and protection technologies. Previously he served as U.S. and Global CTO and Chief Security Technology Officer for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Global Head of Innovation, Technology & Security Architecture and Chief Security Technology Officer for Zurich Insurance Company, and CISO for Farmers Insurance Group.
- Joel Fulton is the co-founder of Lucidum, a cyber-asset visibility and discovery solution, and Silicon Valley CISO Investments, a leading group of CISOs that operate as an angel investor syndicate. Previously, he served as CISO for Splunk, where he developed, implemented, and oversaw Splunk’s enterprise security and risk management program. He has also led security and risk teams at Symantec, Google, Starbucks, and Boeing. He is a recognized expert and frequent keynote speaker on insider threats, AI/machine learning and cybersecurity, pragmatic risk management, and global security management.
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