The data-to-everything platform, Splunk has recruited former U.S. Navy and Citibank cybersecurity veteran, Pamela Fusco as its new Chief Information Security Officer, effective immediately. Fusco will be reporting to Shawn Bice, the President of Products and Technology.
Before joining Splunk, Fusco worked as CISO and CSO at multiple organizations including Apollo Education Group, Digex and Merck. She formerly held the position of EVP, Head of Global Information Security at Citibank and has served as a U.S. Navy cryptologist, where she advised the White House.
“Effective cybersecurity strategy and implementation is mission-critical—and Pamela is an industry leader,” Bice said in a statement. “We are pleased to welcome her to Splunk as we believe that we are ideally positioned to drive continued growth and innovation across our security platform to benefit our customers and stakeholders.”
In her new position, Fusco will oversee information security posture at the company, and enhance operations to combat advanced threats with cloud-based security and data.
“Splunk is essential for organizations and governments as they navigate the ever-changing threat landscape and I’m honored to lead its exceptional security team,” Fusco said in a press release. “I’ve trusted Splunk to help secure operations on numerous occasions and there is no other cloud-first company that truly turns data into doing.”
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