Monday, September 20 2021

Crowell & Moring gains cybersecurity lawyer Alex Urbelis, and ForgeRock appoints Twitter CISO to its board of directors.

Alex Urbelis, senior counsel at Crowell & Moring LLP

Washington, DC-based international law firm Crowell & Moring LLP hired Alex Urbelis as senior counsel. Urbelis is a privacy and cybersecurity lawyer who served as interim chief information security officer for the National Football League and co-founded Blackstone Law Group. Earlier in his career, he was the chief compliance officer for the luxury conglomerate Richemont.

Standard Chartered Bank, a British multinational banking and financial services company, named Cezary Piekarski as global head of cybersecurity services. He will oversee cyber threat intelligence, access management & data protection, security engineering, cyber advisory assessment & testing, cyber defense, and threat management and security transformation.

ForgeRock, a San Francisco-based headquartered provider of identity and access management solutions, named Rinki Sethi, chief information security officer of Twitter and Johanna Flower, to its board of directors. Sethi specializes in product security, security education, and security operations.

Yes Bank appointed Mahesh Ramamoorthy as chief information officer. Ramamoorthy previously held the role of Senior Vice President at Payments International.

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