Apollo Information Systems Completes Merger with CISO Insights

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Cybersecurity and Network Strategy Provider Brings Industry-Leading CISO Services In-House to Provide Clients with Direct Access to World Class Expertise

Los Gatos, CA – April 1, 2018 – Apollo Information Systems, a trusted industry-leading provider of cybersecurity and network strategies and solutions announced today the completion of its merger with CISO Insights. The combined capabilities of the two companies now provide Apollo clients with direct access to world-class security and risk advisory services together with leading edge cybersecurity and network solutions.

Now the industry's first full-service security organization is led and operated by real-world experts. CISO Insights provides Apollo the industry’s top boardroom-tested security leaders, focusing on in-demand services unique to the variable needs of security customers. Built with the approach that customers have the right to protect themselves from the cyber threats of the day, Apollo strategists are leaders who are not consultants, but instead those with practical experience who have been accountable to protect companies themselves in the real world.

CISO Insights was founded by Dave Tyson and industry leading security operators and advisors and caters to the unique needs of CEOs and Boards as well as CIO’s and CISOs as the complexity of keeping their companies safe, secure and compliant increases.  Tyson will assume the roles of President of Apollo Information Systems and Chief Security Officer.  Tyson will lead the company’s strategy and security risk advisory services.

Prior to starting CISO Insights, Tyson served as the Chief Information Security Officer of SC Johnson, a global consumer products leader, and Pacific Gas and Electric, the largest power utility in the United States, as well as Director of Global Security Operations for eBay, the largest online marketplace in the world.  Other security industry experience includes Chief Security Officer for Vancouver, Canada, Host City of the 2010 Winter Olympics.

“Businesses require more than technology to be protected against today’s sophisticated cybersecurity threats and complex regulatory requirements,” said Mike Guglielmo, CEO of Apollo. “With the addition of the CISO Insights, our clients have access to a team of top tier security leaders to assist them with developing and implementing an effective security strategy and program for their business, cost effectively and efficiently using CISO Insights expertise and proven techniques.”

“Apollo Information Systems has been my trusted security solution provider for over ten years” said Dave Tyson. “The merger of the two companies enable me to provide our Security Advisory clients with leading edge technologies, excellent service, and competitive prices needed to implement their security program.”

“This is the kind of leadership we bring to our customers,” CEO Mike Guglielmo said of Bennett, who until recently was Deputy CISO for the state of Texas and fought cyber criminals and defended over 100 ransomware attacks in three years, “CISO Insights has world class experience that our customers need and has been directly accountable so they can advise our customers from a customer perspective. In this COVID-19 world clients often need advice that is different, maybe it's not a new technology, but use what you have more effectively, or use a more effective cutting-edge technology to get better results.”

Now that the merge is complete, Apollo will immediately expand its service offering to deliver direct access to CISOs that will customize solutions to the specific needs of every business and industry.

About Apollo Information Systems

Apollo Information Systems, Corp, is a national IT and cybersecurity value-added reseller founded in 2002 to enable our enterprise and government clients to effectively respond to the rapid rise in cybercrime. Apollo is led by battle-tested Chief Information Security Officers with real-world operational experience across multiple industry verticals and government branches. Apollo provides the most advanced security solutions from industry leaders, combined with our expert advisory and professional services with our commitment to the success of our clients. 

Apollo Media Contact

  • Contact:Ed MacBeth
  • Phone:(408) 384-2537
  • Email:ed@apollo-is.com
  • Website:www.apollo-is.com
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