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National Technology Security Coalition Welcomes New Advisory Board Members

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

ATLANTA, GA (January 24, 2017) – The National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC) welcomes two new members to its Advisory Board in 2018—Lieutenant General Kevin McLaughlin, President of McLaughlin Global Associates, and Gary Hayslip, Global CISO of Webroot. The NTSC Advisory Board serves as a forum for national cybersecurity policy leaders, technology executives, and vendor companies to advise the NTSC Board and discuss national policy issues that impact their ability to conduct business.

These two new Advisory Board members join Board Chair Marci McCarthy, CEO of T.E.N.; Steve Pugh, CISO of Ionic Security; Ben Hendrick, Global Managing Partner at IBM Security; Tom Stockmeyer, Global Account & Security Practice Lead at Juniper Networks; Gary Nichols, CEO of InterDev; Alex Gobbi, CMO of SecureWorks; Zane Lackey, Founder & CSO of Signal Sciences; Dean Hall, Chief Risk Officer of Cybraics; Vickie Miller, CISO of FICO; and Chris Sullivan, CTO & CISO of Core Security.

“As the NTSC grows to 30 CISO Board members and plans more legislative advocacy activity in 2018, our Advisory Board is also growing to support these efforts,” said Marci McCarthy, CEO and President for T.E.N. and Chair of the NTSC Advisory Board. “These distinguished leaders advise the NTSC Board and connect us to influencers, supporters, and resources that will benefit our organization and help us continue to grow. We’re looking forward to a very active 2018 working with such a distinguished group.”

The NTSC Advisory Board plays a key role in driving the national dialogue in respect to promoting the development of technology security solutions and policies. The Advisory Board serves as the ombudsman helping to connect the NTSC Board of Directors to relevant service providers, sponsors, policy experts, educators, practitioners, security authorities, and other stakeholders. Through its expertise and guidance, the Advisory Board supports the advancement of the NTSC and helps ensure that the organization achieves its mission.

“This year, we’re excited to advance our national cybersecurity policy agenda in Washington D.C. and continue our mission of becoming the preeminent advocacy voice for CISOs in Washington D.C.,” said Patrick Gaul, Executive Director of the NTSC. “Our Advisory Board’s participation, support, connections, and dialogue with CISOs at our national policy conference, DC Fly-In, roundtable events, and board meetings adds a lot of value to our organization. I am honored to welcome these new Advisory Board members and look forward to working with them in 2018.”

About the National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC)

The National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that serves as the preeminent advocacy voice for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) across the nation. Through dialogue, education, and government relations, we unite both public and private sector stakeholders around policies that improve national cybersecurity standards and awareness.

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