Gregory Thompson has been appointed as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Vantage Data Centers. Thompson is the first CISO at the company.
In this role, Thompson will lead the strategy to further strengthen cybersecurity posture to secure data, including building a model for security threat responses and creating business continuity plans.
With nearly 15 years of experience navigating security requirements across commercial and government organizations, Thompson most recently served as the global vice president of physical security and cybersecurity at Vantage. Prior to joining, Thompson was a security manager at General Dynamics Corporation where he oversaw the organizational security efforts for more than 400 employees.
Earlier in his career, he held several roles at the FBI, including acting associate chief security officer, where he demonstrated his commitment to risk reduction by implementing enhanced security measures and risk assessments.