Cred, a blockchain-based financial services platform, announced Bethany De Lude will take over all security operations as Chief Information Security Officer.

De Lude, a former NSA employee, served as the first CISO for the Federal Judiciary and has held security leadership positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Riggs Bank and the Corporate Executive Board. Prior to joining Cred, she was the first CISO for the Federal Judiciary and held a security leadership position at the US National Security Agency.

"I look forward to joining a team of true professionals and innovators whose mission is to offer equitable, inclusive financial services using blockchain technology," said De Lude. "I am eager to bring my knowledge of information security and help Cred build a world-class security organization as it continues its growth trajectory."