CenturyLink’s Bill Bradley Joins RiskSense Board
Industry Luminary Brings Deep Industry Expertise to Cyber Risk Management Innovator
Sunnyvale, Calif. & Albuquerque, N.M. – February 6, 2017 – RiskSense® Inc., the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management, today announced the appointment of Bill Bradley to its board of directors, effective immediately. He joins existing members, Greg Oslan, former Boeing executive and president and CEO of Narus, Inc.; Mourad Yesayan, principal at Paladin Capital Group; Sally Corning, founding partner at Sun Mountain Capital; John N. Stewart, chief security and trust officer at Cisco; William Dennis Peterson, former vice president of finance and administration of New Mexico Tech; and Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala, co-founder and CEO of RiskSense.
"We are honored to welcome Bill to RiskSense’s board of directors," said Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala, co-founder and CEO at RiskSense. "Bill’s extensive experience in cyber security and industry relationships are a perfect complement to our board. We will benefit from his insights in operational and cultural excellence, cyber security innovation, and company building."
Bill Bradley currently serves as senior vice president for cyber engineering and technology services at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), a global communications, hosting, cloud, and IT services company. He has been with CenturyLink for more than 30 years and has played an important role in helping to transform the company from a rural telephone provider to a global leader in advanced IP-enabled networks, cloud / hosting, IT services, and cyber security. In his current position, he is responsible for managing, maintaining, and developing CenturyLink’s internal cyber security and engineering function and is helping grow CenturyLink’s cyber-based technology services portfolio.
"I am honored to join the RiskSense board, and look forward to participating in their next phase of development. The RiskSense Platform and the company’s Managed Vulnerability Discovery and Attack Surface Validation Services are unique in the industry. We have been using the RiskSense solutions at CenturyLink for some time, and are now incorporating them into our own managed cyber security customer offerings," said Bradley.
The RiskSense Platform extracts actionable intelligence from massive volumes of data generated by layers of cyber security products, including vulnerability scanners, threat intelligence feeds, and other IT security systems. This allows organizations to quickly and precisely assess their cyber risk exposure across a growing attack surface, orchestrate remediation, and monitor the results. RiskSense’s pro-active approach reduces the dwell time between detection to remediation from months to minutes, by unifying and contextualizing threats based on business criticality. The RiskSense Vulnerability Discovery and RiskSense Attack Surface Validation Services, which are delivered via the platform, are offering governments and enterprises cyber security insights via a managed service offering, supplementing clients’ existing resources and expertise in a cost-efficient manner.
About RiskSense RiskSense®, Inc., is the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management. The company enables enterprises and governments to reveal cyber risk, quickly orchestrate remediation, and monitor the results. This is done by unifying and contextualizing internal security intelligence, external threat data, and business criticality across a growing attack surface.
The company’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Platform transforms cyber risk management into a more pro-active, collaborative, and real-time discipline. The RiskSense Platform embodies the expertise and intimate knowledge gained from real world experience in defending critical networks from the world’s most dangerous cyber adversaries. As part of a team that collaborated with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Intelligence Community, RiskSense founders developed Computational Analysis of Cyber Terrorism against the U.S. (CACTUS), Support Vectors Intrusion Detection, Behavior Risk Analysis of Vicious Executables (BRAVE), and the Strike Team Program.
By leveraging RiskSense cyber risk management solutions, organizations can significantly shorten time-to-remediation, increase operational efficiency, strengthen their security programs, improve cyber hygiene, heighten response readiness, reduce costs, and ultimately minimize cyber risks. For more information, please visit www.risksense.com or follow us on Twitter at @RiskSense.