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Former CISO of the Government of Alberta joins the ranks of Hitachi Systems Security

Hitachi Systems Security adds to the depth of its IT security expertise with Tim McCreight joining the team

April 12, 2016 – Montreal, Canada – Hitachi Systems Security, a Canadian-based global IT security service provider, is proud to announce that Tim McCreight, former Chief Information Security Officer for the Government of Alberta, has recently joined Hitachi Systems Security. In his role as Director, Advisory Services, Tim will lead the Managing Consultants and Sales Engineers across the Hitachi Systems Security organization, all while focusing on delivering information security services to clients around the globe.

Prior to joining Hitachi Systems Security, Tim McCreight acquired over 30 years in the security industry with leadership experience in both the physical and information security realms. He held executive positions at a number of organizations, notably as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Government of Alberta and as Director, Enterprise Information Security for Suncor Energy Services Inc. Tim has presented as a keynote speaker at conferences across North America on diverse topics such as enterprise risk management, converged security, and implementing enterprise information security programs. Tim was awarded his Master of Science in Security and Risk Management (with Merit) from the University of Leicester and attained his CISSP, CPP, and CISA security designations.

“Having Tim join the ranks of Hitachi Systems Security marks another step towards the evolution of our team of certified security experts that will bring added value to our global base of managed security service and security consulting customers”, says Ray Georges Chehata, president and CEO of Hitachi Systems Security. “We have made it our commitment to continue to recruit today’s most talented and experienced security professionals, not only to foster continuous innovation and knowledge sharing within Hitachi Systems Security, but also to provide our customers with the opportunity to engage with experts in the field on a daily basis.”

For more information, please contact:

Katharina Gerberding, M.A., Corporate Marketing Manager, Hitachi Systems Security, +1 (450) 434-8062, [email protected]

To consult our current career opportunities, please visit our Careers page or submit your resume to [email protected].

About Hitachi Systems Security

Founded in 1999, Hitachi Systems Security is a Global IT Security Service Provider who builds and delivers customized services for monitoring and protecting the most critical and sensitive IT assets in our clients’ infrastructures 24/7. Our mission is to make the Internet a safer place for all, to harness the full potential of connecting people and businesses together to build trust relationships that can be the catalyst of worry-free collaboration and limitless innovation.

Hitachi Systems Security caters to small and medium size businesses as well as Fortune 500 companies in important, highly-regulated industries – such as financial services and government – where the need to process or store considerable quantities of confidential data is paramount. From its four Security Operations Centers (SOCs) in Canada, Mexico and Switzerland, and rebranded on July 10, 2017 and has accumulated experience guarding the systems of over 250 private and government-owned organizations in over 40 countries around the world. In 2015, Above Security was acquired by Hitachi Systems Ltd. and rebranded on July 10, 2017 and now operates under the name “Hitachi Systems Security”.