BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sontiq, the leader in Intelligent Identity Security, today announced the appointment of Jeremy Haas as chief technology officer (CTO). Haas, who brings a long-tenured career in cybersecurity research, product development and technology direction to Sontiq, will lead the company’s technology strategy and Innovation Office. He will set the strategic direction and implementation of Sontiq’s technology initiatives, supporting a broad range of identity monitoring, restoration and response products.
Haas spent 24 years at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and U.S. Air Force (USAF) supporting intelligence activities as a cybersecurity expert. While at the CIA’s Center for Cyber Intelligence within the Directorate of Digital Innovation, he led and participated in cyber operations, engineering and analysis activities in support of intelligence, counter intelligence and covert operations.
During his tenure at USAF as a telecommunications officer, Haas evaluated cyber technologies for the armed forces and led mobile telecom teams for global deployment.
Immediately prior to joining Sontiq, Haas was chief information security officer and chief technology officer at LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, a cyber threat intelligence company. For LookingGlass, he led technical strategy and the cybersecurity program, as well as contributed subject matter expertise to the development of next-generation cyber threat detection and mitigation products. He also led cyber threat intelligence research, dark web intelligence collection and cyber threat analytics activities.
Haas’ demonstrated expertise and leadership, as well as his in-depth knowledge of advanced cyber threats and data breaches, will strengthen Sontiq’s already award-winning ability to monitor, restore and respond to the identity threats faced by its clients and members. As CTO, Haas will amplify Sontiq’s thought leadership, product innovation, and value to its rapidly expanding customer base and product suite.
“We are thrilled to welcome a security and technology leader of Jeremy’s caliber to our executive team,” said Sontiq President & CEO Brian Longe. “His demonstrated ability to manage difficult tasks while driving results is impressive. Combining his talents with Sontiq’s award-winning products and services will enable us to further expand our innovation footprint. With Jeremy’s guidance and support, we will continue to exceed standards for high-touch support, world-class restoration services, and Intelligent Identity Security offerings that make us all less vulnerable.”
Haas is a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy with a bachelor’s of science in mathematics; and holds a master’s of science in computer science from George Mason University and a master’s of science in information technology from the University of Texas—San Antonio. He holds the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) credentials. Haas received the CIA Exceptional Performance Award seven times, the CIA Dreiling Award for Cyber Innovation and the Director of National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citation for the advancement of critical national security objectives.
Sontiq (pronounced Son-tick) is an Intelligent Identity Security company arming businesses and consumers with award-winning products and services built to protect what matters most. Sontiq’s brands, IdentityForce, Cyberscout and EZShield provide a full range of identity and cyber monitoring solutions, best-in-class restoration, and response products and services. Sontiq’s products are used by an ever-growing community and empower millions of customers and organizations to be less vulnerable to the financial and emotional consequences of identity theft and cybercrimes. Sontiq and its brands have an outstanding track record for delivering high-touch support and fraud remediation services, demonstrated through its 99% customer satisfaction ratings. Sontiq is a portfolio company of the Wicks Group. Learn more at www.sontiq.com or engage with us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or YouTube.