Salt Lake City, UT (November 14, 2017) – Secuvant, an independent cyber security risk management and managed detection and response firm, today announced that Neal Francom has joined the company as its new Global Security Operation Center (SOC) Manager. Neal brings over 20 years of experience in the information/Cyber Security field, and many more years of experience building successful businesses and programs. Neal will be leading the Secuvant cyberMDR operations practice that delivers unique business-driven co-managed security detection and response services to clients and locations around the world.

“We are incredibly lucky to have Neal lead our SOC. This is not Neal’s first rodeo! His experience is very impressive. Having Neal as part of the Secuvant leadership team shows clients our commitment to excellence and experience,” said Todd Neilson, COO and co-founder of Secuvant. “Neal brings a very unique balance of security leadership experience, team building expertise, and an entrepreneurial spirit to help manage our hyper-growth and process improvement. He is a world-class talent.”

Neal joins Secuvant in his second act after retiring several months ago from the Office of the CISO, in the Information Services and Communications Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He most recently served as the Information Security and Risk Portfolio Director and Church IT Audit Response Manager. He had also been the Chief of Staff to the CISO and an Assistant CISO over the past 10+ years. He is a seasoned professional with solid IT systems design, cyber security, IT auditing, domestic and international privacy compliance, operations policy/process design, staff planning and training experience.

“I had a number of opportunities after retiring and Secuvant is the most unique security play I have seen” said Neal. “The Business-enabled cyber security platform is not just a sales pitch, it is how we manage our client’s risk. The Secuvant leaders and SOC team are wonderful to work with and I am excited about the future.”

About Secuvant: Secuvant is unique in its product-independent approach to cyber security, uniquely focusing on the Secuvant Cyber-7™ business priorities. Secuvant is one of the fasting growing companies in Utah providing business-drive cyber security solutions including gap and risk assessments, risk management programs, a complete managed detection and response using its state-of-the-art security operations center for the SMB market. Secuvant provides a complete team, tools, technology and processes, and in most cases for less than hiring