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 recognized experts in mobile security and privacy, NowSecure protects the global mobile app economy and safeguards the data of millions of mobile app users. Built on a foundation of standards, NowSecure empowers the world’s most demanding organizations with security automation to release and monetize 30% faster, reduce testing and delivery costs by 30% and reduce appsec risk by 40%. Only NowSecure offers a full solution suite of continuous security testing for DevSecOps, mobile app supply-chain monitoring, expert mobile pen testing as a Service (PTaaS) and training courseware. NowSecure actively contributes and supports the mobile security open-source community, standards and certification including OWASP MASVS, ADA MASA, NIAP and is recognized by IDC, Gartner, Deloitte Fast 500, and TAG Cyber.