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AIG Names Tom Parker as Deputy Chief Information Security Officer

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American International Group, Inc. has announced that Tom Parker will join the company as Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, effective immediately...

Mr. Parker will work closely with Rich Baich, AIG’s Chief Information Security Officer, in developing and leading the execution of AIG’s global cybersecurity risk management strategies.

 

“Tom is a skilled technical engineer, accomplished entrepreneur and senior business strategist in the IT space,” said Mr. Baich. “He has extensive experience leading technical operations teams and developing innovative solutions for companies on matters relating to cyber and information security, and he will provide valuable perspective as we continue to evolve our cyber risk management program at AIG.”

 

Mr. Parker said: “This is an exciting time to join AIG as the company continues to implement a robust strategy to address current and emerging cyber risks. I look forward to working with Rich and the global team to further strengthen the security measures that protect the information of AIG and its insureds.”

 

Mr. Parker joins AIG from Accenture Security, where he was the Growth, Strategy and Technology Lead. Previously he co-founded in 2011 and eventually sold to Accenture in 2015 a consultancy named FusionX, which provided innovative cyber risk management services and helped establish what have now become industry standards in this area. Prior to FusionX, he held leadership roles at numerous cyber security organizations, including the cyber security services arm of Verizon Business.

 

Mr. Parker is an active participant in numerous security industry communities, ranging from technical research to policy and strategy development. He has published four books on the topic of information security, including “Cyber Adversary Characterization – Auditing the Hacker Mind,” and is a frequent speaker at conferences around the world, including the BlackHat Briefings. He also contributes to organizations influencing the future of cyber security, such as the World Economic Forum’s Center for Cyber Security and the Atlantic Council Cyber Statecraft Initiative.