Assured Enterprises, Inc., a leading cybersecurity firm based in Austin, Texas, with ties to the Federal defense agencies and Intelligence Community, has proudly announced that Retired Rear Admiral Norman R. Hayes has joined Assured’s Board of Directors.
Ret. Rear Admiral Hayes is Executive Vice President of Cybersecurity and Intelligence of Dynamic Technology Systems, Inc. (“DTS”). DTS is a leading provider of sophisticated systems architecture and myriad IT solutions to the U.S. Government. Adm. Hayes is also a former director of Naval Intelligence, US European Command, and former director of National Security Operations at NSA.
While in the Navy, Adm. Hayes was responsible for all theater intelligence systems, plans, policy and contingency intelligence activities of U.S. Forces in the European Theater. An experienced international, national and regional strategist, integrator and analyst at the highest levels of U.S. national and international agencies, Ret. Rear Admiral Hayes brings over 20 years of experience in strategic through tactical intelligence analysis and operational intelligence execution across a broad range of national and international real world and policy issues with a focus on cybersecurity.
“Norman, for the past two years, has been a valuable member of our Board of Advisors. We are honored by Norman’s commitment to Assured Enterprises and we value his insight into cutting edge techniques for managing insider threats and his business acumen for providing the highest quality IT services and cybersecurity goods and services to the U.S. Government and the commercial sectors. We look forward to working with Norman and DTS on an even closer basis,” commented Assured’s CEO Stephen M. Soble.
Ret. Rear Admiral Hayes’ personal decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (4) Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, and Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal.
“From the beginning of my relationship with Assured Enterprises, I have been favorably impressed by the Company’s engineering and technological prowess, as well as the competence and character of its management team and the Assured vision for building a very scalable business which can deliver unrivaled levels of cybersecurity protection. The latest product, AssuredScanDKV® scans the binaries below the source code and augers a new era in cybersecurity assessments,” noted Adm. Hayes.
Ret. Rear Admiral Hayes is a graduate of Indiana University and President of Naval Intelligence Professionals.
About Assured Enterprises:
Assured Enterprises offers proactive comprehensive cyber-security solutions to the Federal and Commercial sectors. Its AssuredScanDKV® tool is the only deep software scanner on the market. It provides visibility and corrective guidance into the known vulnerabilities inherent in the mission and operational software on a system. Built upon years of expertise in highly secure environments, Assured delivers tailored products and solutions in Cyber Maturity, Exposures, Vulnerability and Risk Assessments, Analysis, Analytics, Design and Architecture.
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