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Cysiv Expands Leadership Team with Chief People Officer Addition

January 6, 2021
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Dallas, Texas, January 6, 2021 – Cysiv, an innovator in the field of security operations center (SOC)-as-a-Service, announced the expansion of its global leadership team with the appointment of Keith Foster to the position of chief people officer.

“We’re extremely pleased to have Keith join us to help lead and support the growth we’re experiencing in our workforce and business, and the expansion of our global operations,” said Partha Panda, Cysiv CEO and co-founder. “He brings a unique skillset and expertise to the team and will help ensure we continue to maximize the effectiveness of our people and teams.”

Foster has more than 17 years of experience in the IT and cybersecurity industry, oversees all aspects of HR for Cysiv, and reports to the CEO. He is responsible for driving the people strategy and culture, and for ensuring the company continues to attract, engage and develop the best talent as it expands globally. Most recently, Keith was a partner at Trend Forward Capital, and previously he held a range of senior people and HR roles at Trend Micro supporting regional (Europe) and global (product and field operations) teams. He also held HR roles at Thomson Reuters, LexisNexis Group, and CHEP.

“I’m passionate about shaping corporate culture and driving strategic initiatives that help people, teams and companies unlock their full potential and maximize success”, said Keith Foster, Cysiv’s new CPO. “With Cysiv’s rapid growth and hiring activities in various regions of the world, this is an exciting time to be joining.”

About Us

Cysiv security operations center-as-a-service (SOCaaS) helps reduce cyber risk by accelerating
and improving the process of detecting, investigating and responding to actionable threats across
the complete IT environment (campus, work-from-home, SaaS products, datacenter and cloud).
Cysiv combines its cloud-native, data science- and automation-driven next gen SIEM platform
with vendor-agnostic data support, comprehensive cyber intel and remote experts—including
data scientists, data engineers, security analysts, and threat hunters and researchers—who operate
as a seamless extension to IT/security teams. All of this is delivered as a service with simple,
predictable and flexible monthly billing. To learn more, visit www.cysiv.com.

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