NowSecure, the mobile security solutions provider, announced today that security industry veteran Justin Somaini, former Chief Information Security Officer at both Yahoo! and Symantec, as well as author of Somaini’s Cyber Security Blog, has joined its Board of Directors. The addition of Somaini to the NowSecure Board underscores the company’s position as the key player solving the most difficult security challenges in a mobile world.
“Today there are only a handful of people and organizations worldwide that fully understand the challenges and opportunities that exist in securing the world’s mobile ecosystems. As the only mobile-born security solutions provider, NowSecure is one of those organizations and Justin Somaini is one of those individuals,” said Andrew Hoog, Co-Founder and CEO of NowSecure. “Having him on our Board will only enhance our ability to effectively and comprehensively serve our clients and help create a more secure mobile world.”
Somaini is a one of the world’s foremost cybersecurity minds, dedicating his 20-year career to pushing the industry forward and helping organizations, from Fortune 500 companies to startups, manage security’s most challenging problems. In addition to his current role as Chief Trust Officer at Box, Somaini is an investor in SourceClear and holds advisory positions at Qualys, OpenDNS, SkyHidh, Raytheon, Synack, Niara, Cylance, KeyNexus, Krypnostic and VeraSyth. Somaini previously held operational positions at Yahoo!, Symantec, VeriSign, Charles Schwab and Pricewaterhouse LLP. Somaini’s popular blog offers his personal views of Cyber Security landscape.
“NowSecure has made a name for itself as the recognized leader in mobile-specific security solutions. The company’s deep knowledge of the mobile landscape combined with its comprehensive approach is what attracted me to my current board position,” said Justin Somaini. “I’m looking forward to working with the visionary team at NowSecure as they continue on their impressive growth trajectory.”
As the standards-based mobile app security and privacy company, NowSecure protects the Mobile App Economy. The world’s most demanding organizations, innovative mobile developers and advanced security teams entrust NowSecure to safeguard millions of mobile app users across banking, insurance, high tech, IoT, retail, hospitality, energy and government sectors. Only NowSecure delivers the full solution suite of continuous security testing for DevSecOps, mobile app supply-chain monitoring, expert mobile pen testing and training courseware with the depth, speed, accuracy, and efficiency to meet modern organization demands. Dedicated to the open-source community and standards including OWASP, ioXt and NIAP, NowSecure is SOC 2 certified and recognized by IDC, Gartner, Deloitte Fast 500, and TAG Cyber. www.nowsecure.com