NTT Security CEO Americas Elected to Board of Directors of Cyber Threat Alliance

Industry veteran John Petrie joins the board to collaborate and share
information with leading cybersecurity companies

OMAHA, Neb.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NTT
Security
, the specialized security company of NTT Group, announces
the appointment of CEO Americas, John Petrie, to the Board of Directors
of the Cyber
Threat Alliance
(CTA) today. NTT Security has a reputation of
collaboration and information sharing throughout the cybersecurity
industry and is excited to increase its participation in the CTA, a
non-profit organization working to improve cybersecurity throughout the
global digital ecosystem.

“It’s an honor to be selected for the CTA Board of Directors,” said
Petrie. “Their mission to protect the digital ecosystem through
constantly improving threat awareness is critical for future economic
and social development, and is consistent with how we at NTT Security
support our clients every day.”

John joins the board following the second annual election for three
seats on the Board of Directors, which are reserved for industry
veterans at affiliate member representatives. The latest news comes less
than 10 months after NTT
Security joined CTA as a new member
.

In his new role as a board director, Petrie will use his unique
technical and business expertise to collaborate with, and share
information among, other leading cybersecurity organizations. NTT
Security has long believed sharing information and collaborating with
other firms is critical for delivering effective cybersecurity worldwide.

“The addition of John Petrie will add to the depth and experience to the
board,” said Michael Daniel, President and CEO of the CTA. “We look
forward to his contributions over the next year.”

Petrie is a well-respected and trusted senior technology executive in
the industry and has been with NTT Security since 2016. Prior to his
current role as CEO Americas, Petrie was Global Chief Information
Security Officer (CISO), where he was responsible for overall
information security strategy.

About NTT Security

NTT Security is the specialized security company and the center of
excellence in security for NTT Group. With embedded security, we enable
NTT Group companies (Dimension Data, NTT Communications and NTT DATA) to
deliver resilient business solutions for clients’ digital transformation
needs. NTT Security has multiple SOCs, seven R&D centers, over 1,500
security experts and handles hundreds of thousands of security incidents
annually across six continents.

NTT Security ensures that resources are used effectively by delivering
the right mix of Managed Security Services, Security Consulting Services
and Security Technology for NTT Group companies – making best use of
local resources and leveraging our global capabilities. NTT Security is
part of the NTT Group (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation), one
of the largest ICT companies in the world. Visit nttsecurity.com
to learn more about NTT Security or visit www.ntt.co.jp/index_e.html

About the Cyber Threat Alliance

The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA), founded by Check Point Software
Technologies Ltd., Cisco, Fortinet, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, and
Symantec, is an independent, not-for-profit organization that also
includes AlienVault, Dragos, IntSights, Juniper Networks, Lastline, NEC
Corporation, NTT Security, Radware, Rapid7, ReversingLabs, Saint
Security, SK Infosec, Sophos, and Telefónica’s ElevenPaths. CTA is the
industry’s first formally organized group of cybersecurity practitioners
that work together in good faith to share threat information and improve
global defenses against advanced cyber adversaries.

CTA’s mission is to facilitate the sharing of actionable intelligence
and situational awareness about sophisticated cyber threats to improve
its members’ cyber defenses, more effectively disrupt malicious cyber
actors around the world and raise the level of cybersecurity throughout
the Internet and cyberspace. The alliance is continuing to grow on a
global basis, enriching both the quantity and quality of the information
that is being shared across the platform. CTA is actively recruiting
additional regional players to enhance information sharing to enable a
more secure future for all.

For more information about the Cyber Threat Alliance, please visit: https://www.cyberthreatalliance.org/.

Contacts

NTT Security
Emily Suied
t. 972-499-6614
e. [email protected]

Cyber Threat Alliance
e. [email protected]

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