Atomic Data Strengthens Focus On Security and Compliance, Names Yan Kravchenko Chief Information Security Officer

Aug 18, 2015, 11:32 ET from Atomic Data

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Atomic Data™, Minnesota's premier private cloud and IT solutions provider, today announced it has hired Yan Kravchenko to fill the newly created position of Chief Information Security Officer.

Mr. Kravchenko will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer, Jim Wolford, as head of Atomic Data's security and compliance department. There he will confront head-on the evolving and ever present data security challenges Atomic Data and its clients are facing. "Whether businesses need to move sensitive data to the cloud, develop meaningful risk management processes, create and enforce effective mobile device policies, or prepare for and respond to data breaches, information security has very quickly become a primary concern for many of our clients. With Yan joining our security and compliance team, we're now in an ideal position to address these concerns and better safeguard our clients' data," said Jim Wolford, CEO and co-owner.

Mr. Kravchenko brings to Atomic Data more than 18 years of technology and information security experience, the last six of which he served as compliance advisory practice lead at NetSPI. Mr. Kravchenko primarily addressed unique security and compliance challenges in the healthcare space. Additionally, he has six years of experience in the payment card industry as a practicing QSA. Mr. Kravchenko holds a wide array of industry certifications including CISSP, CSSLP, CISA, CSM, PCIP.

"I look forward to helping Atomic Data continue to enhance its Information Security posture. Atomic Data has built its reputation by allowing customers to focus on their business, and leave IT concerns to the professionals. In time, I hope my expertise with security and compliance will benefit our clients the same way," said Mr. Kravchenko.

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