Former President and CEO of the Center for Internet Security Joins GreyCastle Security Board of Directors

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GreyCastle Security announced today it has welcomed former President and CEO of the Center for Internet Security and former Chief Cyber Commissioner for New York State, William F. Pelgrin, Esq., as its newest board member.

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GreyCastle Security is a cybersecurity consulting firm focused on risk management, awareness and operational security.

“We look forward to many years of continued growth under the leadership of Will and the rest our board members," said GreyCastle Security CEO Reg Harnish.

GreyCastle Security (greycastlesecurity.com) announced today it has welcomed former President and CEO of the Center for Internet Security (CIS) and former Chief Cyber Commissioner for New York State, William F. Pelgrin, Esq., as its newest board member.

Pelgrin joins the board for GreyCastle Security, a leading cybersecurity services provider dedicated exclusively to cybersecurity and the practical management of cybersecurity risks, with more than 40 years of experience in the cybersecurity industry. He was the first board chair of and currently global strategic advisor for the Global Cyber Alliance and the CEO and co-founder of CyberWA, Inc., an exclusive security service for discriminating individuals who understand the cyber risk and its impact.

“Will brings tremendous guidance, strong credibility and valuable relationships to our team at GreyCastle,” said GreyCastle Security CEO Reg Harnish. “We look forward to many years of continued growth under the leadership of Will and the rest our board members.”

As former president and CEO of CIS, the industry visionary and successful entrepreneur became the catalyst for expanding the international nonprofit organization into a highly valued cybersecurity resource for public and private sector entities across the globe. In 2009 and 2015, Pelgrin was appointed to serve as a commission member of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Commission on Cyber Security to brief the 44th and 45th presidents of the United States, respectively, on critical cybersecurity issues. Pelgrin was also asked to participate in President Barack Obama’s 60-day Cyberspace Policy Review. He was later invited as a guest at President Obama’s press conference announcing the report.

Throughout his storied career, Pelgrin has authored numerous published works and has earned many prestigious awards and recognitions, including being named among the Top 10 Government Information Security Leaders for 2011 and the Top City Innovators Worldwide by Future Cities in 2013. He has appeared on National PBS’s The Open Mind, NBC’s TODAY Show, AndersonLive, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, USA Today and many other outlets.

About GreyCastle Security
GreyCastle Security is a cybersecurity services provider focused on risk management, awareness and operational security. The company was established to counter rapidly evolving cybersecurity threats and manage risks in people, processes and technology. GreyCastle Security is comprised exclusively of highly certified professionals with prior security experience in healthcare, education, retail and financial services. GreyCastle Security’s team members are former CISOs, ISOs, security specialists and operators, that bring a client perspective to everything they do. Cybersecurity is their main priority - all day, every day. Visit greycastlesecurity.com for more information, and let GreyCastle Security redefine cybersecurity for you.

Assured Information Security (AIS) in Rome, NY acquired GreyCastle Security in late 2016. AIS is a cybersecurity firm dedicated to the research and development of cyberwar technologies for the United States military and federal agencies.

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