Thursday, September 28 2023
Amanda Cody, chief information security officer at Booz Allen

Flatiron Health CISO Josh DeFrain joined e-commerce platform Rokt. He will serve as the company’s first CISO and will lead the company’s information security efforts. DeFrain also served in security leadership roles at Capital One, and developed big data platforms as a security contractor working with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

Supply chain platform Binarly named Ryan Hurst as cybersecurity product strategist. He will advise Binarly on product design, market development and strategy. He led the core security and cloud trust services products at Google.

Clifford Rossi was named director of the Smith Enterprise Risk Consortium at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Rossi served as managing director and chief risk officer for Citigroup’s Consumer Lending Division during the 2008 financial crisis.

Dr. Janet Bastiman was appointed to the Financial Conduct Authority’s synthetic data expert group, a group within the UK banking regulator’s innovation advisory group. She is chief data scientist at anti-money laundering platform Napier.


Cyber Deals: Galvanick, Deep Sentenial, and Cisco


EU Report Tightens the Reins on Chinese Tech Companies

Check Also


Don’t Miss

Cyber Executive Moves: Expel, AXA XL

Ellie Buscemi

Expel appoints a new chief product officer, AXA XL announces a new chief executive and DataVisor appoints a new chief revenue officer. Expel, a security operations provider in Herndon, Virginia, appointed Yonni Shelmerdine as the new chief product officer on Aug. 28. Shelmerdine comes to Expel from SentinelOne where he was the vice president of Product Management, endpoint […]

Grip Security Raising $41 Million Series B Led by Third Point Ventures


SaaS security company plans to accelerate growth and extend market leadership SaaS identity risk management platform Grip Security announced a $41 million Series B funding round led by Third Point Ventures, with participation from YL Ventures, Intel Capital and The Syndicate Group. The investment would bring Grip Security’s total funding to $66 million and marks a major milestone for the […]

Partner One Acquires Key Fidelis Cybersecurity Assets


Partner One, one of the fastest growing software conglomerates in the world, has announced its acquisition of Fidelis Cybersecurity software, intellectual property, equipment, inventory and customer and reseller contracts. Fidelis software is a leader in the cybersecurity industry, with innovative eXtended Detection and Response (XDR) and Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP). Fidelis solutions protect […]

Healthcare IoT: Risks, Policy, and the Path Forward 

John Powers

When Amazon launched as an online bookstore twenty-eight years ago, few would have imagined that patients could one day go to its website to treat their acid reflux. But times change. Amazon just expanded their virtual healthcare marketplace, Amazon Clinic. Across the U.S., customers can now consult with clinicians through virtual calls and get treatment […]

NIST Updates Cybersecurity Framework in New Draft, Seeks Public Comment

John Powers

The National Institute of Standards and Technology updated their cybersecurity framework for the third time in a new draft. The new framework offers guidance to organizations about reducing cybersecurity risks. It contains a set of outcomes so that any organization can evaluate, prioritize, grasp, and communicate its cybersecurity measures in an effective way. The draft […]

N.Y. Gov. Debuts Premier State Cybersecurity Strategy

John Powers

Governor Kathy Hochul (D-NY) recently introduced New York’s first cybersecurity strategy. The 15-page document lays out a blueprint to expand services to aid under-resourced entities and clarifies agency responsibilities. It provides $500 million to strengthen New York’s healthcare information technology and $7.4 million to expand the New York State Police’s Cyber Analysis Unit, Computer Crimes […]