SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the next-generation security company, today announced the appointment of Lucas Moody as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). He will report directly to the CFO and lead efforts to protect Palo Alto Networks information and technology assets while partnering with product management to contribute to continued product innovations.
- "We are pleased to welcome Lucas to the team; he is an extremely capable and experienced cybersecurity professional who understands the growing imperative to approach security with a next-generation, breach prevention mindset, and we're an even stronger organization with him leading our information security efforts." - Steffan Tomlinson, CFO and executive vice president, Palo Alto Networks
- "I have witnessed firsthand the growing complexity of today's threat landscape and developed a passion for protecting the Internet community. The Palo Alto Networks mission of protecting our way of digital life by preventing successful cyberattacks aligns perfectly with my passion. I am pleased to be joining the team and contributing to this mission, both in leading our internal information security efforts and sharing best practices with our customers." - Lucas Moody, CISO, Palo Alto Networks
During his career, Lucas has lead security teams responsible for threat and incident management, cyber fraud investigation, infrastructure security, and enterprise security engineering. He has more than 15 years of experience in information security and, most recently, served as director of information security operations and engineering at Intuit. Lucas also has held senior security positions at eBay, KPMG and Oracle.
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