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Cybersecurity Expert Joins ERMProtect to Help Lead Information Security & Privacy Practice

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ERMProtect, a leading cybersecurity firm, today announced the
appointment of industry veteran Dr. Rey Leclerc Sveinsson to lead key
aspects of the company’s Information Security & Privacy Practice.

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“Rey brings deep experience and expertise to our growing company,” said
Silka Gonzalez, President and Founder of ERMProtect. “In addition to
serving as a Chief Information Security Officer at major corporations,
Rey is a leading expert on information security, data protection and
compliance. Our clients will greatly benefit from his addition to our

Prior to joining ERMProtect, Rey was an executive in IT Security at
major enterprises including State Street Corporation, Double Click,
Lehman Brothers, AXA Financial, Valitor and WOW Air.

He holds a Ph.D. in Information Security and five Master’s degrees in
Information Security and Privacy. He also has earned 13 of the top
certifications in the fields of Information Security, Information
Security Auditing, Privacy and Data Protection, Fraud, and Fraud
Discovery and Management.

“Rey has spent over 25 years designing, implementing, and managing
global, enterprise-wide audit, compliance, information security and risk
management programs and infrastructure in support of business strategy
and direction,’’ Gonzalez said. “He has a track record that is hard to
beat, and we are more than thrilled that he has decided to bring his
rich and diverse skill set to our company.’’

Gonzalez said that Rey will play an instrumental role in developing
ERMProtect’s Privacy Practice.

Rey comes to ERMProtect from WOW Air, where he served as Chief
Information Security Officer and Data Protection Officer. Previously, he
was employed with Deloitte Iceland as the Director of Security, Privacy
and Cyber Risk; as Vice President of IT Security, Risk and Compliance at
State Street; Vice President of Global Information Security at
DoubleClick; Vice President of Information Security for Lehman Brothers;
and Assistant Vice President of Information Security at AXA Financial.

He earned a Ph.D. in Information Security from Nova Southeastern
University and five Masters’ degrees in cybersecurity-related fields
from Albany Law School, the John Marshall Law School, New York
University, and Xavier University.

His certifications include: CISSP, CISA, CBCP, ISSMP, ISSAP, CISM, CIPP,
CIPM, CCP, CSP, CSM, CFE, and CBM. He was also the first Fellow of
Information Privacy (FIP) in Iceland.

About ERMProtect

ERMProtect is a leading Information Security & Training Company that
helps businesses improve their cybersecurity posture and comply with
regulations governing sensitive data. Services include Information
Security strategy, cybersecurity assessments, remediation solutions and
digital forensics. Our proprietary ERMProtect™ training modules teach
employees how to identify when they are being targeted by hackers,
making them part of a company’s cybersecurity defense. Founded in Coral
Gables in 1998, the company has served about 400 clients globally in 35