TENAFLY, N.J., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- securitycurrent.com, a security news and information site for IT security professionals by IT security professionals, today announced that Virginia Tech (VT) Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Director of its IT Security Lab, Randy Marchany joined its team of leading industry experts.
Mr. Marchany will provide educational articles and insightful analysis on the most prevalent threats facing IT security executives and practitioners today.
A SANS instructor since 1992, Mr. Marchany was a co-author of the original SANS Institute Top 10 Internet Threats, the SANS Top 20 Internet Threats, the White House-commissioned SANS Consensus Roadmap for Defeating Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attacks, and the SANS Incident Response Step-by-Step guides. Mr. Marchany also co-authored two cyber security patents and is a co-author of the Educause "Computer and Network Security in Higher Education" booklet.
"We are excited that such an accomplished IT security professional as Randy has joined securitycurrent's team of key contributors. Randy's technology leadership experience coupled with his ability to translate that expertise into actionable advice and educational material will provide invaluable information to our readers," said Aimee Rhodes, securitycurrent's Editor-in-Chief.
The site features news, data, analysis, practical advice, discussion and research. Contributors include leading figures in security including CISOs, IT practitioners, industry analysts and technology journalists. Key contributors include MoneyGram's Director of Security and Fraud Investigations Jeremiah Cruit, Health Quest CISO David Sheidlower, 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.
"securitycurrent is unique in its mission to provide more than just news but actually delve into the issues facing myself and my peers across industries. It's a privilege to take part in forum with such experienced IT security experts all of whom are striving to improve the state of security. I look forward to adding to that dynamic conversation," Marchany said.
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