Ben Schommer has joined Magnet Forensics as the firm's first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

Schommer will develop and lead the implementation of Magnet Forensics’ strategy for information security, while overseeing corporate, product and customer security programs. He will report to the COO.

Schommer joins the organization with more than 20 years of international cybersecurity experience. Between 1996 and 2013, He worked in Okinawa, Japan for the United States Marine Corps and SAIC in network engineering. Schommer has since held deputy CISO and CISO positions at Tata Communications, FBR Capital Markets and Proxios.