Lucideus announced the appointment of John N. Stewart to its Board of Directors. John carries with him nearly three decades of experience in the cybersecurity industry.
John Stewart, SVP at Cisco has been the Chief Security & Trust Officer at Cisco for over 17 years. He has been widely regarded as a thought leader in the cybersecurity industry. John has led multiple cybersecurity projects from IT design for elementary schools to national security programs.
Talking about the appointment, Saket Modi, Co-founder & CEO, Lucideus said, “John is a dynamic leader and a veteran in the cybersecurity industry. Having him on our Board of Directors adds to our overall cybersecurity competence and strengthens our vision of making SAFE score a de-facto industry standard for measuring and mitigating cyber risks. This is extremely strategic and important for a young company like us as we gear to disrupt the cybersecurity market globally.”
“Lucideus’s Cyber Risk Quantification (CRQ) platform can fundamentally change the way we measure cyber risk, a practice that needs change right now. We all know this, shareholders, boardrooms, and investors want to understand the cyber-risk posture. Lucideus’s SAFE brings in a data-driven model providing objectivity, proactiveness and a measurable, yet simple view and approach to cybersecurity, which is exactly what we all need”, said Stewart. He further added, “I am excited to be a part of Lucideus’s success and help them democratize cybersecurity for the globe.”
Cyber Risk Quantification (CRQ) has emerged as a critical category in cybersecurity, and as businesses continue to adopt digital, it is crucial to measure trust in digital. According to Gartner’s top ten security projects for an enterprise in 2019, ‘security rating services’ has featured for the first time, depicting the importance of objectively looking at cybersecurity and this becoming a new market category that Lucideus with its SAFE platform intends to lead.