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Patriot Technologies Promotes Donald J. Fergus to Senior Vice President of Professional Services(April 03, 2012)
FREDERICK, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 04/03/12 -- Patriot Technologies has promoted Donald J. Fergus to Senior Vice President of Professional Services. Mr. Fergus' extensive experience in cyber security uniquely positions him to lead the company's efforts to enable customers to proactively manage risk through a variety of industry-leading best practices.
Patriot's Professional Service offerings include Vulnerability Assessments, Risk Assessments, Penetration Testing, Continuous Monitoring, Security Optimization & Integration, Security Compliance, Staff Augmentation/Residency and Security Threat Modeling. In addition, the company has developed practice areas that include services and complementary security tools focused on Compliance, Mobility and Cloud Computing.
Donald J. Fergus, CISSP, CRISC is an international authority in technology risk, information assurance, and cyber security. Mr. Fergus has a 35-year track record in providing risk mitigation services to some of the highest-risk industries in the world -- from financial institutions and insurance underwriters to power, water treatment, and transportation operators and authorities. In addition to his work in the private sector and with state and local governments, Mr. Fergus has provided cyber security and risk assessment/mitigation services to the U.S. Departments of Defense and Homeland Security and a number of civilian agencies.
"It's exciting to lead a team of professionals with such a depth and breadth of expertise. Our consultants provide a wide range of enterprise security services -- from the delivery, installation, and migration of today's leading infosec platforms to the mitigation of enterprise security risks," states Fergus. Patriot provides a broad set of vulnerability assessment, pen testing, risk assessment, and compliance readiness services, and can assist with security platform integration & optimization, continuous monitoring programs, and threat modeling efforts -- all designed to reduce risk and improve return on investment.
Mr. Fergus' professional career includes, most recently, serving as Vice President and CSO at Intekras, Inc., Vice President of IT Risk at Lowers & Associates, Managing Partner of TriVision Partners and as an executive at MCI -- as Enhanced Services Program Director, Business Development & Technology Planning Chief of Staff, and Senior Product Counsel.
Additionally, Fergus is the Chairman of the ASIS International IT Security Council, and is a member of the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS), the Computer Security Institute (CSI), the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), and the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2.
Patriot Technologies is a trusted partner that bridges the gap between IT security requirements and practical implementation. Government and commercial organizations rely on our solutions, including security technologies, professional services and custom hardware manufacturing & logistics solutions to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of their assets while satisfying operational requirements. As a single information security source, Patriot Technologies provides objective analyses of vulnerabilities and has a proven track record of delivering customer-specific solutions based on security best practices. Our focus on security, expertise within the industry, life-cycle approach and complete suite of offerings has made Patriot the preferred partner of vendors and customers alike. Headquartered in Frederick, MD, Patriot is privately held and serves thousands of customers worldwide. Visit www.patriot-tech.com to learn more.
Patriot Technologies strives for continuous improvement in the quality of our specialized product solutions and services, which will allow us to meet and exceed the requirements of our customers.
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