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Proofpoint appoints former Mastercard company Security Chief, Andrew Rose

Proofpoint appoints former Mastercard company Security Chief, Andrew Rose

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Proofpoint appoints former Mastercard company Security Chief, Andrew Rose

Proofpoint, a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, has announced that it has appointed Andrew Rose as its Resident CISO for the EMEA region. Andrew was previously Chief Security Officer of Mastercard subsidiary, Vocalink, which is responsible for much of the UK’s instant and bulk payments, covering over 90% of UK salaries, over 70% of UK bill payments and nearly all UK benefit payments.

In his role as Resident CISO, EMEA, Andrew will focus on driving Proofpoint’s people-centric security vision, strategy and initiatives amongst its customer base, bringing hands-on experience, knowledge and perspective in managing risk and improving cybersecurity posture across complex enterprises.

Andrew brings with him a wealth of industry expertise from a number of other CISO roles including at the UK’s Air Traffic Control provider, NATS, where he oversaw a security transformation and contributed to the design of the next-generation air traffic control system.  Andrew has also held CISO roles at top tier global law firms, Allen & Overy LLP and Clifford Chance LLP, and was a Principal Analyst at Forrester Research where he covered the role of the CISO and Security Culture and Awareness as two of his specialty areas.

“I’m delighted to be joining Proofpoint to help organisations across the EMEA region push their people-centric security strategies to the next level” said Andrew Rose.

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