Tego Cyber Inc. appointed cybersecurity industry expert and senior industry executive, Chris White, as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). In this role, White will be oversee cybersecurity operations, cyber intelligence, data loss and fraud prevention, assisting with development of application, overseeing beta testing, developing additional security architecture, overseeing program rollout, governance and documentation.
White has served as an advisor to the Board of Directors of the company since April 2021. Throughout his career, White has worked in cyberservices inside the U.S. DoD, Manufacturing, Financial Services, Healthcare, Media/Entertainment and Hospitality verticals. Most recently, he was the Deputy CISO / Director of Global Security Operations for Interpublic Group of Companies.
His career began in 1989 with the United States Air Force SIGINT (Signals Intelligence) forces, serving for 10 years. Over the next 15 years, he supported the U.S. Armed Forces at defense contractor General Dynamics AIS, specializing in cybersecurity. He then worked 4 years building Ernst & Young's Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) offering, acting as CTO, and responsible for providing security services to 500,000 endpoints. He holds a master's degree in Systems Engineering, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Network Engineering from Regis University.