CHICAGO, April 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Entara, a security-focused Extended Service Provider (XSP), is pleased to announce the appointment of Megan Mayer as the new Director of Cyber Security Services. Megan, a leading figure in cybersecurity, brings nearly 15 years of experience working in IT and security operations in regulated environments such as manufacturing and utility spaces.
“When I first met Megan, I knew she would be a great addition to our team and bring significant value to our clients,” said Pamela Diaz, CEO and President of Entara. “Megan has a unique insight into the needs and issues our clients experience because she has spent her career in her shoes. Her experience working in regulated industries will make her a formidable ally to our clients as they work to understand and combat cyber threats..”
As Director of Cyber Security Services, Megan will guide and contribute to offensive operations, tactics and vulnerability identification that enable Entara clients to proactively address threats before they materialize. She will also own the strategic development and implementation of our cyber security division as a key leader within our XSP practice and will lead and grow our team of security engineers and analysts.
“During my time in the industry, I have seen cyber security protection increase significantly in both importance and complexity,” said Mayer. “Entara is uniquely positioned to support its customers as an XSP, and I’m excited to work collaboratively with the team to design and implement services around our security standards and act as a cascading security voice for our customers” .
Megan previously served as the Cyber Security Manager for a midsize global manufacturing company. Her vast experience includes leading and evolving your organization’s cybersecurity roadmap, identifying security policy gaps, institutionalizing security policies and compliance, and driving a cybersecurity program for all employees. She also led the adoption of an industry standard best practice framework, conducted risk assessments, and oversaw the investigation of all security incidents.
As the first woman to graduate from Purdue’s Information Technology, Assurance and Security Bachelor of Science program, Megan brings a sense of resilience, dedication, and innovative thinking to her role as Director of Cyber Security Services at Entara. She also has a Master’s Degree in Computer, Information and Network Security from DePaul University. Megan is passionate about teaching students, especially young women, about careers in STEM. She is a regular volunteer with Step Up, a non-profit organization that teaches young women about careers in STEM, and is active on the Technology Board of the local School Corporation, Merrillville’s career and technical education stakeholders.
Entara sets the standard as the world’s first Extended Service Provider (XSP). We provide exceptional, security-focused IT solutions for our clients, including managed IT services, security integration services, and breach repair and recovery services. We are built from the ground up to provide the strategic vision, platforms, processes, and people to journey with our clients on the path to their better IT future.
Entara was recognized in the CRN 2022 MSP 500 list in the Security 100 category. We have also been formally recognized as one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For each year between 2017 and 2021, and are consistently ranked as one of the best by MSPmentor. Top 200 Global IT Managed Service Providers and one of the Top 100 Global IT Security Managed Services. Supplier. For more information, visit https://www.entaracorp.com/.
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