PRNEWSWIRE: CyberScout, a company that provides cybersecurity, identity and privacy protection, and data risk management services has announced the appointment of Brian Ebert as the company’s newest board member. Mr. Ebert currently serves as Special Agent in Charge of the United States Secret Service’s Washington Field Office, with oversight of the agency’s investigative, protection, protective intelligence, cyber and incident response missions in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.
He joins current board members Bill Tait, Herb Pardes, M.D., John Neeson, John Bishop and Founder and Chairman of the Board Adam Levin. Together, the directors provide knowledge and guidance about the intersection of cybersecurity, privacy, tax fraud, healthcare information security, election security as well as identity protection and identity theft resolution.
Cybersecurity affects individuals and organizations large and small, from ransomware attacks and tax fraud to election integrity, to state-sponsored attacks on intellectual property and the general culture of cyber insecurity. There is great demand for timely solutions maintained, managed and updated as regularly as the cybersecurity landscape shifts.
Mr. Ebert brings to CyberScout more than twenty-seven years of federal law enforcement experience. From 2010 to 2013, while detailed to the Department of Homeland Security, SAIC Ebert served as a Deputy Director at the Office of Infrastructure Protection where he was responsible for addressing and reducing vulnerabilities associated with terrorist attacks and natural disasters, as well as increasing the security and resilience of our nation’s critical infrastructure.
“There are few people in the world today who are as well versed in CyberScout’s mission critical services than Brian Ebert,” Chair and Founder Adam Levin said. “His record of service to the United States is exemplary, and his experience on-point for where we need to go as an organization. We’re thrilled to have him join us.”
“I am very excited to join Cyber Scout in the fight against cyber criminals,” said Mr. Ebert. “Coming from a career in executive security and law enforcement, I am laser focused on protecting people and organizations’ identities, information and wealth in these complex and challenging times.”
Since 2003, CyberScout has protected consumers, businesses and institutions alike against hackers, thieves, and human error. We provide unrivaled solutions that deliver valuable identity theft protection and education, proactive protection services and swift and appropriate data incident response for more than 17.5 million households and 770,000 businesses.