Arraya Solutions Appoints New Director, Cyber Security Practice
January 17, 2017 – Arraya Solutions announced today the appointment of Tom Clerici to the role of Director, Cyber Security Practice. In this position, Clerici will oversee the foundation of Arraya’s new Cyber Security Practice and play a crucial role in defining and executing the company’s security vision moving forward.
Clerici has spent more than a decade leading cyber security and risk mitigation for organizations of all sizes. Most recently, Clerici served as the VP Information Security and IT Risk Management for one of the nation’s largest mortgage lenders. In that role, he helped to build and lead a global corporate information security program that now consists of more than 8,000 employees in 100+ locations worldwide.
Clerici began his technology career in the United States Air Force, where he served as a Communications and Cyber Warfare Officer. While serving in the Air Force, Clerici spearheaded multiple networking and communications projects, including leading a team of more than 350 personnel into a combat environment to oversee WANs, voice and data networks, and more, earning the Bronze Star Medal for his efforts.
“Helping customers design and implement innovative and effective cyber security solutions has long been an important part of Arraya’s portfolio,” said Ryan Benner, Arraya’s Vice President of Enterprise Infrastructure. “In speaking with our customers, particularly over the last year, it has become apparent security concerns have taken center stage. We created this position and our Cyber Security Practice to ensure we are able to continue to meet our customers’ complete security needs.”
“What set Tom apart from the other candidates we interviewed for this position was his unique mix of experiences,” Benner added. “We see his background, as well as his ability to genuinely connect to and work with customers, as building blocks that will allow us to create a strong Cyber Security Practice and bring unmatched value to our customers.”
Arraya’s Cyber Security Practice will focus on providing security program development, CISO advisory services and strengthening our clients’ security posture against assault by using solutions from industry leaders such as Cisco and Microsoft, with support from Arraya’s own Managed Services Practice.
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