nCircle’s Stephen R. Katz honored with Information Security Executive Luminary Leadership Award
nCircle announced that nCircle board of directors member Stephen R. Katz was honored with the Information Security Executive (ISE) Luminary Leadership Award from the Executive Alliance.
Katz, who has served on nCircle’s board of directors for five years and is founder and president of Security Risk Solutions LLC, was awarded the honor at the Executive Alliance ISE National Award ceremony. Widely regarded as one of the discipline’s thought leaders, he is a prominent figure in information security and the world’s first Chief Information Security Officer. In addition to holding senior security positions at JP Morgan, Citibank/Citigroup, and most recently Merrill Lynch, he has been a force at both industry and government levels in raising the visibility and shaping the direction of the security industry. Katz has testified before Congress on information security issues, was appointed as the Financial Services Sector Coordinator for Critical Infrastructure Protection by the United States Secretary of the Treasury.