Brown & Brown, Inc. has announced the appointment of Barry Hensley as Chief Security Officer (CSO) and Rob Burch as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

Hensley has extensive experience in the security space, advising businesses across the globe on the cyber threat activity landscape, providing recommendations to enhance security programs and controls and educating leadership about current cyber risks and best practices for measurably reducing organizational risk. He is also an industry-leading specialist in attack surface reduction, incident response and recovery, targeted threat hunting, forensics/malware analysis and threat group analysis.

Before joining Brown & Brown, Hensley served as the Chief Threat Intel Officer and Senior Vice President for Secureworks. He is also the former Director of the Army’s Global Network Operations and Security Center. Throughout his 24-year Army career, Hensley served in various leadership positions at all levels within the communications and information security career field.

Burch has robust experience and a track record of developing and implementing comprehensive information security programs for large and complex financial services and insurance organizations. He specializes in translating complex security and IT risks to enable business leaders to make informed decisions. He is also well versed in cyber incident response planning, testing and breach management.

Prior to joining the company, Burch held the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for Fidelity National Financial, where he was responsible for the development and management of their global information security programs composed of fintech and insurance subsidiaries.