U.S. cybersecurity services firm expands CISO role to leadership
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via InvestorWire – Cerberus Cyber Sentinel Corporation (NASDAQ: CISO), a managed compliance and cybersecurity provider (MCCP) based in Scottsdale, Ariz., announces that Ashley Devoto has been appointed president of the company. She will continue to serve as chief information security officer (CISO) and remain responsible for guiding Cerberus Sentinel's global cybersecurity strategy as well as leading all cybersecurity operations and supporting the delivery of cybersecurity solutions to customers.
Over the past 17 years, Devoto has worked with the cybersecurity elite to design, build, and operate world-class cybersecurity programs for large, diverse organizations in both government and commercial enterprises. Prior to joining Cerberus, Devoto served as CISO for Booz Allen Hamilton, as business information security officer (BISO) at Bank of America, and as a cyberspace operations officer in the United States Air Force.
Additionally, in her U.S. Air Force Reserve capacity, she led defensive cyberspace operational planning supporting multiple geographies and theaters of operations, and she led strategic cyber force development initiatives at the Pentagon.
“It is vital that the CISO be empowered as a leader in an organization,” said David Jemmett, CEO, Cerberus Sentinel. “By naming Ashley as president and CISO, we are enabling her to combine her strategic mindset and deep technical expertise to help lead the company. She brings extensive leadership experience across military, financial services, and professional services organizations.”
"Cerberus Sentinel is unique among cybersecurity providers, because we are thinking about the problem differently and are looking to disrupt the product-centric status quos," said Devoto. "I am excited to expand my role to help bring substantive change to how our clients protect themselves from cyber risk.“
“As Cerberus Sentinel continues to grow both nationally and internationally, Ashley will play a key role in shaping the future of our organization,” Jemmett added.
About Cerberus Sentinel
Cerberus Sentinel is an industry leader in Managed Cybersecurity and Compliance (MCCP) services with its exclusive MCCP+ managed compliance and cybersecurity services plus culture program. The company is rapidly expanding by acquiring world-class cybersecurity, secured managed services, and compliance companies with top-tier talent that utilize the latest technology to create innovative solutions to protect the most demanding businesses and government organizations against continuing and emerging security threats and compliance obligations.
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