(ISC)² Names SANS Vet as North American Director

(ISC)² Names SANS Vet as North American Director

(ISC)² has named former SANS Institute executive Brian Correia as director of business development for the North America region, a newly created position. 

Correia is the former director of Business Development and Venue Planning at SANS Institute.  Mr. Correia worked at SANS for 16 years, and was involved in divisions responsible for sales, partner relationships, event management, contracts and marketing campaigns. He also developed new processes that enabled SANS to host numerous events throughout the year.

 “I am thrilled to be adding someone of Brian’s caliber to our team. He is known and respected throughout our industry and is uniquely qualified to provide outstanding services for our North America Region members and customers,” said Dan Waddell, (ISC)² regional managing director for North America.

(ISC)² COO Wesley Simpson added, “Brian’s leadership and industry experience is a welcome complement to our senior management team. We’re all extremely pleased he’s joining (ISC)². Dan and Brian are going to be a powerful team running our operations in Alexandria, Va.”

Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification, (ISC)2 offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, programmatic approach to security.

 "It has always been a great honor to be a part of the cybersecurity industry as it has evolved these past two decades, with a small piece in helping to protect society from the bad guys,” said Correia.  “I've had the pleasure during my career to work with some of the greatest minds within this industry as colleagues and clients.  I look forward to working for such a prestigious organization and industry leader as (ISC)² and to continue that great work."

Source: Information Security Magazine