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[April 02, 2024]

Deepwatch Expands Executive Team with Addition of CISO

Deepwatch, the leading managed security platform for the cyber resilient enterprise, today announced that Trey Ford has joined the company as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). In this role, Ford will be responsible for leading the company's Security and Information Technology teams, keeping the company secure and resilient, and partnering with Deepwatch's customer community.

"As Deepwatch's growth continues, advancing our platform and securing our operations and infrastructure is paramount, and Trey's leadership will further strengthen our innovation and resilience," said Charlie Thomas, CEO of Deepwatch. "We are excited by Trey's extensive security program leadership, and his passion for helping businesses stay secure in the face of increasing global threats."

Ford brings more than 25 years of experience in program leadership focusing on business-first security. His work is grounded in incident response, based on learnings from sucessful and unsuccessful offensive and defensive measures, including fraud and abuse, public cloud, application, network, and platform security.

"Resilience, efficiency, and transparency have never been more highly prioritized by enterprises. Deepwatch operates as an extension of companies committed to increasing visibility, detecting and responding to incidents, and accelerating their return to business," said Ford. "I'm honored to join this highly revered organization, to partner with such an important customer base, and to help advance Deepwatch's security mission."

Prior to joining Deepwatch, Ford most recently served as Deputy CISO at Vista Equity Partners, where he worked with diligence and cyber risk management for dozens of companies in acquisition, integration, growth, and exits. Prior to Vista, he served as Chief Information Security Officer and Head of Trust for Heroku at Salesforce, General Manager of Black Hat, and has held strategic advisory and global consulting roles.

About Deepwatch

Deepwatch® is the leading managed security platform for the cyber resilient enterprise. The Deepwatch Managed Security Platform and security experts provide enterprises with 24/7/365 cyber resilience, rapid detections, high fidelity alerts, reduced false positives, and automated actions. We operate as an extension of cybersecurity teams by delivering exceptional security expertise, visibility across your attack surface, precision response to threats, and a compelling return on your security investments. The Deepwatch Managed Security Platform is trusted by the world's leading brands to improve their security posture, cyber resilience, and peace of mind. Learn more at www.deepwatch.com.


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