RICHMOND, VA (May 19, 2014) — Governor Terry McAuliffe has named CyberPoint's Paul Kurtz to the Virginia Cyber Security Commission. Created by executive order, the commission brings together public and private sector experts who will develop recommendations for developing the Commonwealth of Virginia into a cyber security leader.
"This group of experts, industry leaders, and administration officials will work together to identify ways in which the public and private sector can work together to bolster Virginia's cyber security industry so we can expand Virginia's economic footprint in cyber technology and protect the Commonwealth from cyber threats," said Governor McAuliffe. "The Commission will also explore opportunities to advance education in key STEM sectors that will support a workforce pipeline to prepare Virginia students for jobs in industries of the 21st Century including cyber security."
Paul Kurtz, of course, is the Chief Strategy Officer at CyberPoint, where he leads the development and communication of the company's strategic vision for managing cyber threats. A recognized cyber security expert, he has held senior positions in both industry and government. During his government service, Paul was Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Critical Infrastructure Protection on the White House's Homeland Security Council (HSC).
At CyberPoint, we work to create a future where individuals and organizations from across the globe can operate safely and securely in cyberspace and benefit from the technological innovations that increasingly connect our world. A rapidly growing cyber security company, CyberPoint integrates and delivers innovative, leading-edge services, solutions, and products to protect what's invaluable to customers worldwide. We discover the threats and vulnerabilities that expose data, systems, and infrastructure to compromise, we quantify risks, and we design defenses that provide critical protection. Learn more at cyberpoint.com.
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