Former AIG Global Information Security Officer Paul de Graaff Joins Vanguard
as Chief Strategy Officer
LAS VEGAS, July 9, 2013
LAS VEGAS, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard Integrity Professionals ,
the experts on information security for IBM® System z® and cloud computing,
today announced that American International Group's former Global Information
Security Officer Paul de Graaff has joined the company as chief strategy
officer. De Graaff, a renowned chief information security officer in the
financial services industry, brings more than 30 years of information security
expertise to Vanguard's management team. He is responsible for directing
Vanguard's strategies for helping enterprises secure their critical
"For nearly three decades, Vanguard's products and services have solved the
most important security challenges of large organizations. I am pleased to
join a company known worldwide for its product innovation, outstanding
security software and services, and large and loyal name brand customer base,"
said de Graaff.
Prior to joining AIG, de Graaff was corporate information security officer at
Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation and held information security
consulting and management positions at IBM and UNISYS in the United States,
and at IBM, ING and ABN/AMRO in Europe. He was awarded the Top 100 IT
Leadership Award in 2006 by Computerworld Magazine. De Graaff has served as a
trusted advisor to key security companies such as Symantec, McAfee and RSA and
is an advisory board member for several startup companies in the security,
mobile payment and crowdsourcing markets.
"Paul's expertise in enterprise information security and the threats affecting
large organizations will provide enormous value to our customers," said Steven
Ringelberg, chief operating officer at Vanguard. "We look forward to Paul's
help in driving further innovations and enhancements to Vanguard's lineup of
products and services."
About Vanguard Integrity Professionals Vanguard Integrity Professionals , an
IBM Business Partner, provides enterprise security software and services that
solve complex security and regulatory compliance challenges and deliver a
rapid return on investment. With automated solutions for Audit and Compliance,
Operational Security and Intrusion Management, Vanguard enables government
agencies and corporations around the world to ensure continuous monitoring of
System z, safeguard cloud computing secure domains, and protect critical data
and applications from cybersecurity threats. Vanguard provides24/7/365 live
customer support from the United States. Support is also provided locally in
IBM, System z and z/OS are registered trademarks of International Business
Machines Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Contact: Roxane Rosberg, Vanguard Integrity Professionals, +1-702-794-0014,
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