NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SecurityScorecard, the leader in security ratings, today announced the hiring of Jasson Casey as a Senior Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technology Officer.
An 18-year veteran in the telecom, computer networking, and security industries, Casey most recently ran the engineering department for IronNet Cybersecurity. Casey is an industry-recognized expert in software-defined networking (SDN) and has helped define key technologies in carrier VoIP security and Wireless mobility. He is a member of the Software Leadership Council and Research Associate with the Open Networking Foundation.
"The number of vendors we proactively monitor and the amount of data we collect has been growing exponentially," said Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CEO of SecurityScorecard. "The second Jasson sat down with us, we were immediately impressed by his unique perspective, extensive security knowledge, and background. We felt he could help us take our technology to the next level, and make SecurityScorecard even more valuable to our customers. We are extremely excited to have Jasson on board, as we have a lot in store for 2017."
Casey has held executive leadership positions in engineering and product management across technology startups and S&P 500 companies. His main responsibilities at SecurityScorecard include developing innovative and new technology, managing the day-to-day operations of the engineering team, recruiting, and executing strategy to deliver the latest product features.
"I am honored to be named SecurityScorecard's CTO and be a part of a company that is growing rapidly and solving a major problem for customers. Dr. Yampolskiy and his team have a clear vision to be the rating platform used by every company in the world to continuously monitor vendor risk and I'm excited to have the opportunity to be a part of that," says Jasson.
A 2001 graduate at the University of Texas at Austin, Casey earned his BSEE in computer engineering. Currently, he is a PhD candidate in Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University.
SecurityScorecard was founded in 2013 by two former Chief Information Security Officers, Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh. The company is now comprised of more than 100 highly-skilled veteran security researchers, cryptographers, data scientists, and software engineers. With hundreds of customers, many from the Fortune 500, and a growth rate exceeding 430 percent year over year, SecurityScorecard is the leading standard in cybersecurity ratings.
SecurityScorecard provides the most accurate rating of security risk for any organization worldwide. The proprietary SaaS platform helps enterprises gain operational command of the security posture for themselves and across all of their partners, and vendors. It provides continuous, non-intrusive monitoring for any organization including third and fourth parties. The platform offers a breadth and depth of critical data points not available from any other service provider including a broad range of risk categories such as Application Security, Malware, Patching Cadence, Network Security, Hacker Chatter, Social Engineering and Passwords Exposed.