Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) November 17, 2015
The (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”) Foundation today announced the appointment of five cyber, information, software and infrastructure security leaders to its Board of Trustees. Appointees are tasked with furthering the organization’s mission in communities worldwide through research, education, advocacy and scholarship opportunities. Some of the most prominent organizations within the information technology community around the world are represented, including April Six, Google, Nationwide Insurance, Raytheon and Scotiabank.
“We are pleased to welcome the new and returning trustees to the (ISC)² Foundation,” says Patrick Craven, co-director, (ISC)² Foundation. “These industry innovators are dedicated to utilizing their leadership and community influence to strengthen the goodwill efforts conducted through the charitable organization for the benefit of society. We look forward to the great impact these trustees will bring to the Foundation.”
Current members of the (ISC)² Foundation Board of Trustees include:
Julie Talbot-Hubbard leads engineering for Business Analytics and Data Services at Nationwide Insurance and Financial Services, while also acting as the IT delivery executive for Nationwide’s Information Protection program. Prior to joining Nationwide, Julie served as chief security officer with Symantec where she led the integration of their cyber and physical security programs.
Allison Miller works in product management at Google, mitigating risks to the Google Ads platform. Previously, Allison was the head of business operations for Electronic Arts' digital platform, was chief security officer and head of risk management for the social network Tagged.com, led PayPal's Account Risk & Security team, and was director of product/technology risk at Visa International. She also currently serves on the Board of Directors for (ISC)² and the Society of Information Risk Analysts.
Roela Santos is the global communications director for Raytheon’s Cybersecurity and Special Missions organization within the Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) business. Previously, Roela served as the integrated marketing and organizational communications lead within IIS. Prior to joining Raytheon, she held various marketing and communications roles at Computer Sciences Corporation and in the financial services and publishing industries.
Fiona Shepherd is an experienced technology marketer with strategic roles on both the client and agency sides. She founded the technology agency April Six 15 years ago. As chief executive officer of the agency, Fiona has led the organization through global expansion to offices in London, San Francisco and Singapore.
Greg Thompson is Scotiabank’s vice president of operational governance overseeing the company’s IT Risk Management program. Prior to his current position, Greg held various senior-level information security management positions, including vice president of enterprise security and deputy chief information security officer for Scotiabank, as well as head of global IS security and chief information security officer for Manulife Financial Corporation.
Throughout the next few months, the (ISC)² Foundation will continue to search for proven leaders in cyber, information, software and infrastructure security who are dedicated to serving within the community as it completes its Board of Trustees.
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About the (ISC)² Foundation
The (ISC)² Foundation is a non-profit charitable trust that aims to empower students, teachers, and the general public to secure their online life by supporting cybersecurity education and awareness in the community through its programs and the efforts of its members. Through the (ISC)² Foundation, (ISC)²’s global membership of nearly 110,000 certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals seek to ensure that children everywhere have a positive, productive, and safe experience online, to spur the development of the next generation of cybersecurity professionals, and to illuminate major issues facing the industry now and in the future. For more information, please visit http://www.isc2cares.org.
Formed in 1989, (ISC)² is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals worldwide, with nearly 110,000 members in more than 160 countries. Globally recognized as the Gold Standard, (ISC)² issues the Certified Authorization Professional (CAP®), Certified Cyber Forensics Professional (CCFP®), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSPSM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and related concentrations, Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP®), HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP®) and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) credentials to qualifying candidates. (ISC)²’s certifications are among the first information technology credentials to meet the stringent requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)² also offers education programs and services based on its CBK®, a compendium of information and software security topics. More information is available at http://www.isc2.org.
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