Continent 8 Technologies, multi-jurisdictional global network and cloud infrastructure solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Brian Borysewich as the company’s chief information security officer (CISO).
Borysewich boasts over four decades of experience with leadership roles at both eBay and PayPal as the principal cybersecurity architect.
He also held roles within the United States government intelligence agencies for over 15 years.
Borysewich is a former ‘Black Hat’ and anonymous hacker who now utilises his previous endeavours to support firms in protecting valuable assets and data.
“As a global leader that protects some of the world’s most valuable information, we take data security seriously,” commented Michael Tobin, CEO of Continent 8.
“Brian has been globally recognised as a cyber security practice leader. His accomplishments and leadership have helped companies and governments around the world protect both brand and financial resources.
“I look forward to working with him in these challenging, but exciting times, as businesses and nations enter ever increasing Cyber security attacks in size and velocity.”
On top of his cybersecurity knowledge, Borysewich has experience in the igaming which is set to support Continent 8 in serving its clients in that industry.
He helped develop gaming site technology as early as 1995 and served for four years as Global Operations Solutions Delivery Architect and Manager at former American gaming company IGT.