ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirion (www.spirion.com), the leader for rapid sensitive data protection, today announced it has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Scott M. Giordano as vice president of data protection. Giordano will serve as the company's subject matter expert on compliance and legal aspects of information security and privacy to help customers accelerate protection of their sensitive data.
Spirion delivers rapid protection of sensitive data with the industry's most precise and powerful data discovery and classification. The company helps protect sensitive data with unmatched speed and precision for a global client base of leading enterprises. Giordano brings extensive experience in data classification, GDPR, state and federal privacy, as well as data protection regulations to the company.
"Our customers and partners have come to expect the utmost in data protection," said AG Crum, CEO at Spirion. "Scott's deep and industry-recognized experience helps ensure we uphold our high standard for IT Security, thanks to his unmatched industry knowledge. We look forward to his guidance on data protection strategies as we innovate and scale the company."
Giordano is an attorney with more than 20 years of legal, technology and risk management consulting experience. An IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy and a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), he previously worked at Robert Half Legal Consulting as a subject matter expert. He helped guide multinational data protection strategies, and their intersection with technology, export compliance, internal investigations, information governance and risk management.
Prior to Robert Half, he established the global privacy program for Esterline Technologies Corporation. Giordano also held senior positions at several legal technology firms, and is listed as co-inventor on Intelligent Searching of Electronically Stored Information. A frequent speaker and author, his briefings include the popular Solving the GDPR's 10 Toughest Problems. His bar memberships include those in California, the District of Columbia, and Washington state.
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Spirion, headquartered in St. Petersburg, Fla., is the leading provider of rapid sensitive data protection. Spirion accurately finds all sensitive data, anywhere, anytime and in any format on endpoints, servers, fileshares, databases and in the cloud with unparalleled accuracy. Spirion has thousands of customers among leading firms in the healthcare, public sector, retail, education, financial services, energy, industrial, and entertainment markets. For more information, visit the company at www.spirion.com.