Jun 16, 2022

Rich Baich Joins SafeBreach Advisory Board

Former Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for American Insurance Group (AIG) and Wells Fargo brings depth of security experience and leadership to company

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 16, 2022 – SafeBreach, the pioneer in breach and attack simulation (BAS), today announced that Rich Baich, former CISO for AIG and Wells Fargo, has joined the company’s board of advisors. As a seasoned business executive and recognized security leader, Baich has extensive experience in information security, risk management, privacy and technology deployment in corporate, government, professional services and military environments. As an advisory board member, Baich will provide strategic guidance on SafeBreach’s technology and go-to-market strategy.

Baich began his career in the United States Navy, where he was assigned as the Special Assistant to the Deputy Director for the National Infrastructure Protection Center at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and served as a Naval Information Warfare Officer. After 20 years of military service, Baich retired and began a career in the private sector, first as a principal at Deloitte, where he led the Global Cyber Threat and Vulnerability Management practice, and then as executive vice president (EVP) and CISO at Wells Fargo, where he was responsible for establishing a cyber security culture and managing the information security risk for the global enterprise. As CISO for AIG, Baich led the firm’s global cybersecurity risk management program and worked closely with the executive leadership team to drive information security strategy for the company.

Baich is the author of Winning as a CISO, a leadership sourcebook for security executives. He received the Information Security Executive of the Year in Georgia award in 2004 for his security and pioneering leadership and has served as an advisor for the President’s Commission on Cybersecurity since 2010.

“SafeBreach is transforming the way organizations continuously validate security,” said Baich. “Their BAS platform enables security teams to proactively defend against real-world threats and empowers CISOs to effectively evaluate their ability to withstand complex cybersecurity events. I’m excited to join the SafeBreach advisory board and help guide the continued evolution of their industry-leading capabilities.” 

“We are thrilled to welcome Rich to the SafeBreach advisory board,” said Guy Bejerano, CEO and cofounder of SafeBreach. “His extensive board-level experience and in-depth understanding of the corporate strategies required to meet emerging cybersecurity challenges will play a critical role in informing SafeBreach’s future products and services.” 

About SafeBreach

Combining the mindset of a CISO and the toolset of a hacker, SafeBreach is the pioneer in breach and attack simulation (BAS) and is the most widely used continuous security validation platform. SafeBreach continuously executes attacks, correlates results to help visualize security gaps, and leverages contextual insights to highlight remediation efforts. With its Hacker’s Playbook™, the industry’s most extensive collection of attack data enabled by state-of-the-art threat intelligence research, SafeBreach empowers organizations to get proactive about security with a simple approach that replaces hope with data.

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