SecureAuth Announces Advisory Board of Distinguished Security & Technology Experts to Help Shape Future of Identity Security

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December 08, 2020
Martin Savitt

We are excited to announce the launch of the SecureAuth Advisory Board and the appointment of five senior security and technology leaders who will work with the SecureAuth executive team and board of directors to help shape SecureAuth’s strategy and the future of identity security. 

The acceleration of digital transformation initiatives during COVID-19 has shined a spotlight on the need for better identity security solutions across every industry. In creating this new SecureAuth Advisory Board, we’re adding decades of executive leadership in enterprise security, identity and technology to our team.

Each advisor brings an incredible depth of knowledge and experience that will provide immediate impact to both SecureAuth and our valued customers, while signaling our commitment to building the future of identity security with the brightest minds and best talent.

The newly formed Board of Advisors includes seasoned professionals with deep roots in enterprise security and technology, including: 

“With the shift to cloud applications and infrastructure, and the move to remote work as a result of Covid-19, enterprises today have placed Identity at the center of a perimeter-less security model,” said Alissa Abdullah, SVP & Deputy CSO, Mastercard Operations & Technology. “This makes the work SecureAuth is doing to secure identities and make identity more convenient for users even more important. I’m excited to be a part of this new Advisory Board to help shape how we keep adversaries at bay in the future while making security and identity more accessible to users.” 

“Remote work and other issues associated with the pandemic are challenging enterprises to manage who has access to which applications in order to protect valuable infrastructure and resources,” said Tomas Maldonado, NFL’s Chief Information Security Officer. “Identity security, zero trust and the types of solutions that Secureuth provides, have become critical to business enablement and digital transformation in this new paradigm. I’m excited to be a part of the SecureAuth Advisory Board to help shape how enterprises adopt these initiatives and technology in the future.” 

We’re privileged to have the opportunity to work alongside these advisors as we work to enable large, complex enterprises around the world to build the most secure and flexible authentication experience for their employees and customers. 

About the SecureAuth Advisory Board Members 

Full bios and details can also be found on the SecureAuth Website. 

Alissa Abdullah — SVP & Deputy CSO, Mastercard Operations & Technology
As Mastercard’s deputy chief security officer, Dr. Alissa Abdullah leads the Emerging Corporate Security Solutions team and is responsible for protecting Mastercard’s information assets as well as driving the future of security. She is also host of Cybercrime Magazine’s Mastering Cyber and CISO 500 podcasts as well as a member of Security Magazine’s Women in Security Advisory Group. 

Tomas Maldonado — Chief Information Security Officer, NFL
Tomás Maldonado is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at the National Football League (NFL).  He is globally responsible for leading the information security program for the League and its entities.  Maldonado has over 20 years of experience in this area, having led global information security teams and programs at several large international organizations. 

Tammy Moskites — CEO & Founder of CyAlliance
Tammy is the CEO and Founder of CyAlliance. A career CISO, she is a strategic advisor and “Alliance” builder for companies, vendors and startups by leading, building and scaling their security offerings while providing trusted executive advisory services for companies worldwide.

Greg Vesper — Chief Product Officer, Smarsh
Greg Vesper is the Chief Product Officer at Smarsh. He focuses on converting the emerging technologies that drive business, into successful innovative solutions for Smarsh’s clients. In his role, Greg builds teams to operationalize new solutions and champions agile product development. He is also in charge of strategic product management and ensures that Smarsh can deliver real-time value to rapidly evolving markets.

Ravi Khatod — CEO, Founder & CEO, CloudVector
Ravi is a seasoned growth stage executive experienced in building high growth and high performance companies and teams. Over the past 15 years, Mr. Khatod has successfully held executive and C-level roles with innovative venture backed technology companies that have yielded over $1.3B in value for investors.  

About SecureAuth
SecureAuth is an identity security company that enables the most secure and flexible authentication experience for employees, partners and customers. Delivered as a service and deployed across cloud, hybrid and on-premises environments, SecureAuth manages and protects access to applications, systems and data at scale, anywhere in the world. The company provides the tools to build identity security into new and existing applications and workflows without impacting user experience or engagement, resulting in increased productivity and reduced risk.

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