LookingGlass Appoints Michael Taxay and Jeremy Haas to Executive Leadership Team
Taxay, General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer, and Haas, Chief Security Officer, Support Company’s Growth Strategy
RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, a leader in threat intelligence-driven security, today announced that cybersecurity professionals Michael Taxay and Jeremy Haas have joined the company’s executive leadership team. Taxay serves in the dual roles of Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and General Counsel, while Haas serves as Chief Security Officer. Their combined expertise further positions LookingGlass to prevent sophisticated cyber attacks by operationalizing Threat Intelligence: Evidence-based knowledge about an existing hazard designed to help organizations make inform decisions regarding their response to the threat. and delivering unified threat protection solutions to government organizations and corporate enterprises.
“I am enthusiastic about the impact that Mike and Jeremy will have on the company,” said LookingGlass Chief Executive Officer Chris Coleman. “LookingGlass is dedicated to leading and innovating the threat intelligence solutions market, and their additions will undoubtedly have a positive effect on the evolution of our portfolio and the organization at large.”
Michael Taxay joins LookingGlass after a distinguished career in both the public and private sectors. From 2014 until his recent retirement from the Government, Taxay served in the FBI Cyber Division as a member of the senior leadership team responsible for the Bureau’s counter-cyber intrusion program. Taxay previously served at the Department of Justice as Acting Director for Cyber Counterterrorism and Financial Enforcement, and as Deputy Chief of the Counterterrorism Section. Taxay has also been a software developer at a major consulting firm, and he is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and Certified (Cyber) Incident Handler. At LookingGlass, Taxay will be responsible for the governance of significant risks impacting the company including strategic, reputational, and operational. He will also be the company’s primary legal advisor and serve as an industry thought leader.
Jeremy Haas joins LookingGlass as its CSO following 24 years at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and U.S. Air Force (USAF) supporting intelligence activities. Haas is a recognized cybersecurity expert, having served at the CIA’s Center for Cyber Intelligence within the Directorate of Digital Innovation. There he led and participated in cyber operations, engineering and analysis activities in support of intelligence, counter intelligence, and covert activities. Haas’ cutting edge cyber experience is a perfect complement to the LookingGlass mission, and he will lead the company’s internal cybersecurity strategy and aid in the development of advanced threat detection and mitigation products.
LookingGlass’ ongoing developments and expansion within the company furthers its ability to help clients understand and protect against the risks and threats to their public facing infrastructure. For more information on LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, visit www.lookingglasscyber.com.
About LookingGlass Cyber Solutions
LookingGlass Cyber Solutions delivers unified threat protection against sophisticated cyber attacks to global enterprises and government agencies by operationalizing threat intelligence across its end-to-end portfolio. Scalable threat intelligence platforms and network-based threat response products consume our machine-readable data feeds to provide comprehensive threat-driven security. Augmenting the solutions portfolio is a worldwide team of security analysts who continuously enrich our data feeds and provide customers unprecedented understanding and response capability into cyber, physical and 3rd party risks. Prioritized, relevant and timely insights enable customers to take action on threat intelligence across the different stages of the attack life cycle. Learn more at www.lookingglasscyber.com.
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