American International Group reported that Tom Parker is joining the company as deputy chief Information Security officer. Parker will work with Rich Baich, AIG’s chief Information Security officer, on global cybersecurity risk management strategies.
Parker joins AIG from Accenture Security, where he was the Growth, Strategy and Technology lead. Previously he co-founded in 2011 and eventually sold to Accenture in 2015 a consultancy named FusionX, which provided cyber risk management services. Prior to FusionX, he held leadership roles at numerous cyber security organizations, including the cyber security services arm of Verizon Business.
Parker is an active participant in numerous security industry communities, ranging from technical research to policy and strategy development. He has published four books on the topic of information security, including “Cyber Adversary Characterization – Auditing the Hacker Mind,” and is a frequent speaker at conferences around the world, including the BlackHat Briefings. He also contributes to organizations influencing the future of cyber security, such as the World Economic Forum’s Center for Cyber Security and the Atlantic Council Cyber Statecraft Initiative.
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