San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 3, 2010
The Security Consortium, a leader in security services and consulting, today announced that it has appointed Sarah A. Lynn as Chief Security Officer, effective immediately. Joining TSC’s executive staff, Lynn will take charge of compliance and risk management related services. She will also be active in the TSC Partner Excellence Program to help TSC’s partners build security programs into their product offerings.
"Having Sarah on our executive team strengthens the depth of our business and technical leadership skills. Compliance and risk management are becoming an ever larger part of TSC’s portfolio of services and I am delighted that Sarah is coming onboard to help guide those efforts," said Mark Kadrich, TSC’s President and CEO. "With her business background and her experience in information security, compliance, policy development and risk assessment, she is an ideal and eminently capable addition to the executive management team."
Lynn is a seasoned professional who for the past 25 years has held senior, leadership roles in technology, information security, business strategy, product and change management, risk management, and professional services for a variety of companies, including IBM, Cisco, Lucent Technologies, Digital Island, and WEBEX Communications. Most recently she was CEO of Adhere, Inc. Lynn has a variety of professional certifications, including CISSP, Qualys Vulnerability Management Certification, Six Sigma, Project Management Professional (PMP), and in 2008 was part of the WhiteHat – Policy Compliance Thought Leadership Roundtable. She currently teaches information and networking security at ITT Technical Institute in Sacramento, CA and at AcademyX in San Francisco, CA.
About The Security Consortium
Design, testing, counsel and leadership services from The Security Consortium (TSC) provide companies with the ability to balance the need for security with business objectives. TSC brings together design, network and product expertise with testing and process feedback to create competitive advantage for companies. By focusing on overall business results instead of narrow test requirements, TSC helps companies improve the processes used to create, purchase, and operate security products. The result is competitive advantage for both buyers and sellers through lower TCO, better quality and usability, fewer security vulnerabilities and more successful business operations. TSC is a privately held company, founded in 2007 and based in San Jose, California.