Mr. Kelly Bissell has joined professional services company Accenture
. Accenture, which has headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, offers a wide range of consulting services. The company also offers systems integration and technology options alongside business process outsourcing, and application and infrastructure outsourcing. Accenture also offers managed security offerings through its recently developed cyber intelligence and cyber defense platforms. Mr. Bissell will lead Accenture Security.
Mr. Bissell is a 25-year industry veteran with a specialist background in “breach incident response, identity management, privacy and data protection, secure software development and cyber risk management”. Prior to joining Accenture he worked with Deloitte & Touche LLP and was in charge of the company’s global cyber risk activity. He has also held executive positions at Arthur Andersen, BellSouth (AT&T), Medaphis, and McKesson. At Accenture Security Mr. Bissell will manage the company’s full range of managed security services and oversee its strategic consulting activity.
“Today’s threat landscape is evolving incredibly fast as breaches continue to grow in frequency, size, severity and cost,” explained Omar Abbosh, Chief Strategy Officer at Accenture. “Organizations are recognizing the need for a trusted partner who can provide the end-to-end security services and cyber defense capabilities that this challenging environment demands,” said. “That’s why we are investing aggressively in this most strategic area by recruiting superior cyber talent like Kelly Bissell, who brings exceptional leadership, expert insights and global industry experience to Accenture.”Do you know of any industry players taking on new roles? Let us know the details. Add your comments below.