Splunk Inc. announced Pamela Fusco as the company’s new Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), effective immediately.

With over 30 years of leading-edge, global enterprise security experience, Fusco is an industry pioneer with a career spanning both the public and private sectors.

Fusco will oversee all facets of Splunk’s information security posture to protect employees, customers, systems and assets. Her Splunk Global Security mandate includes security operations, risk and information protection, and threat management. Fusco will also enhance Splunk’s robust and mission-driven team as they help organizations worldwide proactively combat today’s most advanced threats with a cloud-based security strategy and data-driven approach.

Prior to Splunk, Fusco held CISO and Chief Security Officer roles at Apollo Education Group, Digex, Merck, and served as Executive Vice President, Head of Global Information Security at Citibank. She currently serves on the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) board of directors as CFO; and is a founder of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and SAFE-BioPharma. A former U.S. Navy cryptologist, Fusco began her career focused on supporting security proceedings for government and national intelligence special operations, including advising the U.S. White House.