SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RiskRecon, a rapidly growing third party risk management company, continues to build its impressive advisory team with the addition of Patrick Heim, a senior information security executive with a background in Fortune 500 enterprises and early stage security technology companies. Patrick's addition brings real-world experience to the strategic development of RiskRecon and its solutions for continuous, comprehensive and actionable measurement of third party security performance.
"Adding Patrick Heim to the advisory team provides RiskRecon with a unique perspective into security management gleaned from his over 20 years leading risk management programs at both Fortune 500 and cloud technology companies," said Kelly White, RiskRecon Founder and CEO. "Patrick's in-the-trenches expertise will help ensure that RiskRecon develops solutions that meet real-world challenges of today's security managers. We welcome his breadth of expertise."
Most recently, Patrick acted as Head of Trust and Security at Dropbox. Previously, he served as Chief Trust Officer at Salesforce.com. He has also held Chief Information Security Officer positions at Kaiser Permanente and McKesson Corporation, and senior positions at Ernst & Young and two early stage security technology companies.
Patrick currently advises several venture firms and security startups and serves on the board of directors at Cylance and Ticto.
"I'm excited about RiskRecon's state-of-the-art security-as-a-service offering that meets the real-world security needs of today's companies," commented Heim. "I'm even more excited to be able to contribute to RiskRecon's vision for evolving third party risk management to be scalable for large vendor portfolios, simple to deploy for continuous monitoring and alerting, and actionable with data-driven risk scoring and reporting."
RiskRecon, your trusted source for third party risk information, provides a SaaS platform that delivers frequent, comprehensive and actionable security performance measurements to more effectively manage the risk reality of increasingly interconnected organizations. Using proprietary data gathering techniques, RiskRecon creates a comprehensive risk management view of an extended enterprise's public IT footprint. Clients rely on RiskRecon to bring greater transparency, accountability and productivity to their third party risk management processes. And, clients trust that RiskRecon's continuous monitoring solution employs ethical techniques – no proprietary vendor data, no permissions and no invasive scans. Learn more at http://www.riskrecon.com.