Information Security Expert Doug Landoll Joins Accuvant as Director of Risk and Compliance Management

Jan 05, 2010, 08:00 ET from Accuvant

DENVER, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuvant, a leading provider of information security, risk and compliance management consulting services, announced today that Doug Landoll has been named director of Accuvant's Risk and Compliance Management (RCM) practice.

Landoll, who brings more than 20 years of information security experience to the position, will be responsible for overseeing Accuvant's strategic risk and compliance management initiatives. Previously, Landoll served as founder and chief strategist for Lantego LLC, an information security consulting firm focused on security risk assessments, compliance management and remediation.

"Our clients are increasingly asked to assess their security risk and compliance strategies by regulatory agencies, clients and other stakeholders," said Bill Strub, vice president of service offerings for Accuvant. "We believe Doug's extensive background in risk management will further strengthen our current offerings and enhance our ability to address our clients' diverse information security needs. Doug is a well-known and highly regarded information security expert, and we are thrilled to have him join our team."

"Risk and compliance issues continue to gain corporate mind share as businesses expand their reliance on information technology systems and processes," said Landoll. "The time is right for Accuvant to expand its Risk and Compliance Management practice, and I'm very excited to join this highly talented team. I look forward to building upon the strength, expertise and robust services currently offered and to helping Accuvant further grow its client base."

Prior to Lantego, Landoll was a senior analyst with the National Security Agency. He has been responsible for evaluating security for the CIA, DoD, FBI, NATO and other government agencies as well as many commercial organizations. Landoll also founded Veridyn Security Consulting, co-founded the Arca Common Criteria Testing laboratory, co-authored the Systems Security Engineering - Capability Maturing Model (SSE-CMM) and recently wrote The Security Risk Assessment Handbook. Landoll is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA); he holds a degree in computer science from James Madison University and an MBA from the University of Texas in Austin.

Evan Tegethoff, former director for Accuvant's RCM practice, is taking on the new role of solutions architect. As part of this, Tegethoff will be responsible for helping drive the RCM practice's sales and marketing efforts and developing consulting offerings that better align with client needs.

About Accuvant

Accuvant is a leading provider of information security, risk and compliance management consulting services, with more than 2,000 customers across North America and Europe. The company's security advisors use industry expertise and proven methodologies to help large enterprises assess their environments, improve their compliance postures and secure their infrastructures. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has 25 offices across the United States. For more information on Accuvant, please visit www.accuvant.com.

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