SOURCE: Article12


February 18, 2016 09:00 ET

Article12 Names Derick Cassidy as Chief Security Officer

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwired - Feb 18, 2016) - Article12, a global provider of secure mobile devices, applications, and its enterprise-grade privacy platform, today announced the appointment of Derick Cassidy to Chief Security Officer (CSO). Cassidy joins an executive bench of industry veterans at Article12, working to provide enterprises with the freedom to communicate securely through devices and applications specifically engineered to ensure privacy.

"Article12 is coming into the market at a time when the need for accessible, familiar and affordable solutions is common but not being addressed within the cybersecurity space," said Cassidy. "I'm proud to be joining the Article12 team to ensure that every conversation and message is safe and secure from malicious attacks."

"We're pleased to announce the appointment of Derick Cassidy as CSO. His breadth of knowledge and experience in enterprise security, risk management and systems architecture are invaluable to Article12," said Tyler Nelson, co-founder and COO of Article12. "With Derick joining the team, we are continuing to reach our goal of ensuring that everyone in the mobile economy has the freedom to communicate securely."

Prior to joining Article12, Cassidy was the co-founder of Pūr Security Corporation, specializing in enterprise identity and access management, cloud security, and advanced database security technologies enabling multi-level and multi-caveat access to sensitive and private data. Prior to that, Cassidy served as chief security architect for Oracle, and was responsible for security within the organization's North American public sector practice. He was also the co-founder of Syndesi Identity Services, which provided secure criminal record, credit rating and background searches for public and private sector clients.

For more information on the Article12 mobile privacy platform and to apply for the Enterprise Trial Program, visit, or visit Article12 at Mobile World Congress on February 22-25, at stand 1A40 in Hall 1. 

About Article12
Article12 connects secure mobile devices, apps and platforms that combine the power of a multi-layered security and privacy platform with flexible methods of deployment that meet the unique needs of today's organizations, ensuring that every conversation and message is safe and secured from malicious interference or attacks. With operations in Zurich, Switzerland and Ottawa, Canada, Article12's mission is to ensure that everyone in the mobile economy has the right to communicate securely. For more information, visit