Salt Lake City, UT (July 27, 2017) – Secuvant, an independent cyber security risk management and managed detection and response firm, today announced that Matt Sorensen has joined the company as its new Chief Information Security Officer and Vice President of Risk Management. Matt brings 17 years of security experience, over 17 professional certifications in cyber security and 6 years as an Attorney to Secuvant. Sorensen will be leading the Secuvant cyberRPM practice that is focused on bringing real value to businesses through Secuvant’s unique Cyber-7™ risk management methodology.

“Having someone as skilled and well respected as Matt join the Secuvant management team is nothing short of incredible,” said Ryan Layton, CEO and co-founder of Secuvant. “Matt has a very unique combination that is rare to find in cyber security, that being business, legal and technical. He has proven to many businesses and their executives that he is the go-to guy when it comes to cyber risk advisory, and now he can add the Secuvant Cyber-7 methodology that just puts client benefits over the top.”

Prior to joining Secuvant Matt was an attorney with Holland and Hart in Salt Lake City, focused on managing data breach events, overseeing incident response and investigation teams for clients and helping commercial data breach victims prepare civil claims against negligent data custodians and processors. In addition, Matt has worked for the LDS Church as an IT Compliance Officer, US Bank and Bank of America in information security roles and in KPMG’s risk advisory practice. “Secuvant starts by helping executives understand that security is a business risk and not just a technical one,” said Matt. “I am excited to deliver value to our clients using the Cyber-7™ process which is like nothing I’ve seen before. That is what attracted me to Secuvant. The way they help businesses address growing security threats while enabling revenue and lowering risks and costs, is unique in the marketplace.”

About Secuvant: Secuvant is unique in its product-independent, vendor-agnostic 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-driven cyber security solutions to the SMB market, including gap and risk assessments, risk management programs, and a complete managed detection and response service, delivered from its state-of-the-art security operations center. Secuvant provides a complete team, tools, technology and processes, and in most cases all for less than the cost of hiring internal resources.

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