TENAFLY, N.J., Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Securitycurrent.com, a security news and information site by CISOs for CISOs, today announced that David Cass has joined its key team of leading industry experts.
As SVP & CISO of Elsevier, Mr. Cass leads an organization of experienced legal, risk and security professionals to provide data protection, privacy, security and risk management guidance on a global basis. A seasoned CISO, he has been instrumental in building and leading corporate risk, governance and information security for organizations in the financial sector. Prior to Elsevier, Mr. Cass was at Freddie Mac, where he rebuilt the risk and governance functions. Earlier he served as VP of Risk Management for JPMorgan Chase.
"David is a CISO dedicated to improving the practice of information security and risk management for enterprises globally," said Larry Whiteside Jr., CISO of the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA). "We are thrilled that David is joining our Security Current team of CISOs from across industries who are devoted to working together to create innovative and thought provoking content and generate discussion to help safeguard organizations everywhere."
Mr. Cass said, "I am thrilled to join such a talented group of security professionals. I look forward to taking part in this evolving discussion, which has never been more important as today's organizations are increasingly targets of progressively more damaging cyber attacks."
Securitycurrent.com features news, analysis, data, practical advice, discussion and research. Contributors include leading figures in security including CISOs, industry analysts and technology journalists. Key contributors include Hearst Corp's David Hahn, Miami International Holdings CISO John J. Masserini, LCRA CISO Larry Whiteside Jr., BBDO CISO David Sheidlower, Virginia Tech CISO Randy Marchany, lawyer and security & privacy expert Mark Rasch, Corning Credit Union Information Security Manager Mike Saurbaugh, IDC Research VP for Security Products Charles Kolodgy, SANS Institute Director of Emerging Security Trends John Pescatore, and Quocirca Director and Analyst Bob Tarzey.
"It is exciting to work with such acclaimed contributors who are at the forefront of securing our businesses," said Aimee Rhodes, Security Current's Editor-in-Chief. "David is a recognized expert in security with vast experience building security, privacy and risk management practices while guiding executive teams. We are thrilled to have someone of David's caliber, who understands the challenges faced by organizations, help guide us through today's most pressing issues. His participation will be invaluable."
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