TrapX Security, the global leader in Deception-based cyber defense solutions, has appointed Joseph Tso, a more than 20-year veteran of the cybersecurity and information technology industries, as Special Advisor to the company’s Board of Directors. In this new role, Mr. Tso will provide advice and guidance on matters of company and product strategy, as well as trending issues of concern to his fellow CISOs in the global cybersecurity community.
“I’m excited to welcome Joe to this new role and to channel his talent, expertise, and energy into furthering our company mission of changing the economics of cybercrime,” said Ori Bach, TrapX CEO. “Joe brings decades of experience in cyber risk management and incident response to our current team, including unique perspective and insight as an active security practitioner for one of the largest financial institutions in North America.”
Joseph currently serves as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for a major Canadian bank. He was previously the Cybersecurity Program Manager for TransRe, the global reinsurance provider, where he created and managed the company’s Cybersecurity Program. Earlier career experience includes management and staff roles at hedge fund Structured Portfolio Management, Magellan Aerospace, and WW (formerly Weight Watchers).
Joseph is an active participant in the Cybersecurity community, as well as a sought-after writer, speaker and subject matter expert. As a Board Member of the ISACA NY Metropolitan Chapter, he volunteers his time to create and host cybersecurity conferences for the NY community. He also serves as a board advisory member for Cybersecurity Workforce Alliance/IQA and the Pace University Cyber Program where he mentors students and assists in creating new cyber education programs.
Joseph holds a M.S. degree with Distinction in Information Security and Assurance from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a B.S degree in Computer Forensic with Summa Cum Laude from Pace University. His industry certifications include (ISC)², Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
About TrapX Security
TrapX Security is a pioneer and global leader in cyber deception technology. The TrapX DeceptionGrid rapidly detects, deceives, and defeats advanced real-time cyber-attacks and human attackers in real-time. The DeceptionGrid provides automated, highly accurate insight into malicious activity unseen by other forms of cybersecurity. By deploying DeceptionGrid, users can create proactive security to fundamentally halt the progression of an attack. This strategy shifts the economics of cyberattacks to cost the attacker instead of the victim. TrapX Research Labs clients include several Forbes Fortune 500 commercial and government customers worldwide. Sectors include defense, healthcare, finance, energy, consumer products, and other key industries. Learn more about this cybersecurity solution at www.trapx.com.