CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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 NowSecure’s 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.”
For more information about NowSecure, visit www.nowsecure.com or @NowSecureMobile on Twitter.
NowSecure Inc. was formed in 2009 with a mission to advance mobile security worldwide. NowSecure’s customers include the world’s largest banks, healthcare, insurance and government organizations. Founded as a mobile forensics company, it has grown over three hundred percent since 2012 and provides mobile incident response, mobile security management products and insights to Fortune 1000 companies, governments and end users from 188 countries. With today’s mobile economy blurring the line between what is private and public, NowSecure’s mobile security solutions provide real-time visibility and remediation of security flaws on mobile devices for both individuals and enterprises. This comprehensive platform integrates mobile security testing, forensics, analytics and user device protection.