Core Security Appoints New Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Technology Officer
ROSWELL, GA (November 18, 2016) — Core Security®, a leader in Vulnerability, Access Risk Management and Network Detection and Response, today named Chris Sullivan as the company’s new Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Technology Officer. He will oversee all aspects of Core’s security principals, strategy and posture, and the overall technology strategy across business lines and partnerships. In addition, Sullivan will help drive CoreLabs, a center for cyber security research and innovation, which maximizes collaboration between developers and cyber defenders across all security domains.
Sullivan said, “I am excited to take on this new role within Core Security, and work with such innovative teams across the globe. Core’s approach to breaking down the silos and creating a holistic view of security is resonating deeply with the customers I talk to domestically and abroad. As CISO and CTO I look forward to putting our products and processes in action and continuing to help develop the future of cyber security.”
“Chris has been a driving force for our strategy, and as CISO and CTO he will be able to impact our business in an even greater capacity. His leadership across numerous industry groups, combined with his deep understanding of what customers are looking for as they continue to fight an ever more sophisticated adversary, will allow him to shape our product roadmap and strategy going forward,” said David Earhart, Core Security’s Chief Executive Officer.
Sullivan has previously held positions as General Manager of Core Security's Intelligence/Analytics business, and VP of EMEA Operations, Advanced Solutions, Customer Solutions and Professional Services. Prior to joining the company, he held senior management roles and technical roles at iSOLX, Onsett International, Samsung, IBM and Digital Equipment Corporation.
Sullivan also serves as the company’s primary liaison with the Advance Cyber Security Center, has chaired the ISACA Access Risk Benchmarking Standards Committee, manages a number of industry forums on LinkedIn, speaks at leading industry event, blogs and is regularly quoted by security publications.