Jason Witty has been named the new Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer (CSO) at USAA, a financial services provider for military families.
Witty is an award-winning senior executive and certified Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP) with more than 28 years of experience in information risk management. He was named to the 2021 CSO Hall of Fame and was recently awarded the ISE North America “Executive of the Year” and ISE Central “People’s Choice” Award. He will be accountable for information security, privacy, physical security, operational resiliency, crisis management and corporate investigations across the company.
“I am excited and honored to join the USAA team,” said Witty. “Growing up the son of an Army officer, I understand the needs of military families. USAA’s unique mission of serving the military community is a tremendous responsibility that I take seriously and look forward to fulfilling.”
Prior to his current role, Witty was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Cybersecurity & Technology Controls and Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at J.P. Morgan Chase. There, he had responsibility for the firm's cybersecurity, technology controls and technology resiliency programs. Witty also held leadership roles at U.S. Bancorp and Bank of America.