AIG hires deputy CISO

AIG has named Tom Parker as its deputy chief information security officer, effective immediately.

Working closely with Rich Baich, AIG’s chief information security officer, Parker will oversee development and leadership in execution of global cybersecurity risk management strategies for the global insurer.

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A security guard stands inside the American International Group Inc. (AIG) headquarters office in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2016. American International Group Inc., the insurer being pressured by activist investor Carl Icahn to divest assets, had the outlook on its credit rating changed to negative from stable by Standard & Poor's after announcing plans to sell a stake in mortgage insurer United Guaranty Corp. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

Parker "has extensive experience leading technical operations teams and developing innovative solutions for companies on matters relating to cyber and information security, and he will provide valuable perspective as we continue to evolve our cyber risk management program at AIG," Baich says. “Tom is a skilled technical engineer, accomplished entrepreneur and senior business strategist in the IT space.”

Prior to his this position, Parker was employed with Accenture Security, He also co-founded FusionX, acompany providing cyber risk management services, in 2011.

“This is an exciting time to join AIG as the company continues to implement a robust strategy to address current and emerging cyber risks. I look forward to working with Rich and the global team to further strengthen the security measures that protect the information of AIG and its insureds,” shared Parker.

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