Minneapolis, Minnesota  –  NetSPI LLC,  the leader in orchestrated vulnerability management and security testing, has named Bill Carver as the company’s first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

As NetSPI’s top security officer, Carver will do for NetSPI what we already do for our clients: ensure our data, communications, systems, assets, and vulnerability orchestration solutions are secure.    Additionally, Carver will leverage his experience managing diverse and complex cybersecurity strategies to safeguard both NetSPI and its global customers from new types of attacks and vulnerabilities.

“As an organization, we are committed to being a leader in information security and protection. By creating this role, we are demonstrating that security is embedded in every aspect of our business, from IT architecture and software development to operations, policies, and procedures,” said Aaron Shilts, President and COO. “And Bill is perfect for the role. His passion for helping organizations improve their security posture will benefit not only NetSPI, but our clients as well.”

Carver, previously NetSPI’s practice director for advisory services, has more than two decades of information security experience. Prior to joining NetSPI, he helped establish consulting services capabilities at Optiv and FishNet Security, focusing on the evaluation and improvement of information security programs. He has also held information security roles at Merck and CitiFinancial.

“In today’s globally connected society, cybersecurity is more critical than ever. I am thrilled to contribute to NetSPI’s vision both in leading our internal cybersecurity efforts as well as providing strategic direction to help support our client’s threat and vulnerability management programs,” Carver said.

About NetSPI

NetSPI LLC is the leading provider of application and network security testing solutions that support organizations in scaling and operationalizing their threat and vulnerability management programs. The solution portfolio includes program development, security testing, and a software platform for application and infrastructure vulnerability orchestration. Trusted by seven of the top 10 United States banks, two global cloud providers, and many of the Fortune® 500, NetSPI has deep expertise in financial institutions, healthcare providers, retailers, and technology companies. NetSPI is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota with additional offices in Dallas, Denver, Portland, and New York. For more information about NetSPI, please visit netspi.com.