October 03, 2013 08:30 ET

Dennis Devlin, Highly Respected CISO, Joins SAVANTURE Leadership Team

Distinguished Industry Leader Brings Four Decades of Experience to SAVANTURE

RESTON, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 3, 2013) - SAVANTURE, the industry's premier security services provider, today announced that Dennis Devlin will join SAVANTURE as CISO, CPO, and Senior VP of Privacy Practice. Devlin, with a distinguished career spanning over four decades, most recently led the security and compliance program at the George Washington University. Prior to GW, Devlin established and led the security programs at Brandeis University and Thomson (Thomson-Reuters), and served as a member of the IT leadership teams at Harvard University and American Hoechst (Aventis). Dennis was a contributing author to Security 2020: Reduce Security Risks This Decade. Dennis has served on CSO advisory boards for RSA Security, Qualys, Verdasys, GeoTrust, ChosenSecurity, LogMatrix and the CSO Editorial Advisory Board for SC Magazine. Dennis is also a Distinguished Fellow of the Ponemon Institute and a member of the faculty at IANS.

Now Devlin joins SAVANTURE to lend his energy, experience and expertise to help guide the company, and provide information security and privacy thought leadership.

"By leveraging a global team with deep subject matter expertise and geographically localized leadership with decades of information risk management experience, SAVANTURE is able to provide higher value, lower cost and a set of world class information security solutions. Normally such capabilities would only be available to the largest of organizations. The SAVANTURE model makes them available to organizations of all sizes in a way that is scalable, available and cost-effective," said Devlin. "I am very excited to join SAVANTURE and work with the team to bring innovative information assurance and risk management solutions to customers."

"Dennis is widely known and well respected for his vision and contributions to developing and leading information security and privacy programs in industry," said Doug Howard, CEO of SAVANTURE. "We felt it important as a company to bring in practicing CISOs and other security experts to help us not only continue to make our services the best in the industry, but also easy to use by security practitioners and business leaders. No advisory board can bring the same level of input as someone within the business. We are honored and excited to have Dennis join the SAVANTURE executive leadership team and to benefit from his valuable insight and experience."

SAVANTURE is an industry leading security services provider with integrated solutions that provide customers with efficient, effective, and low cost information assurance and risk management. The company offers its premier solution, Genesis5, which combines technology, processes, global intelligence and people to create an unsurpassed solution for security and compliance to organizations across multiple industries including small and medium sized business, enterprise, public sector, healthcare, financial services, retail, power and utilities, as well as service providers. SAVANTURE also offers its cloud and premise based platform services as stand-alone offerings, including Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Log Management Service (LMS), Vulnerability Management Service (VMS), and Authentication Services.

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