Standard Chartered Enhances Security Team

Cheri McGuire,Standard Chartered

Cheri McGuire,Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered Bank has appointed a Chief Information Security Officer who will take on the bank’s information and cyber security governance. 

Cheri McGuire will report directly to Group Chief Information Officer, Michael Gorriz and be based in London. She will take up her new role in June 2016, and will become a member of the Bank’s Information Technology and Operations Management Team, the bank said in a press release.

McGuire will be responsible for the bank’s information and cyber security governance, strategy, regulatory engagement, policy development, training and awareness, as well as industry stakeholder partnerships. She will also be accountable for the bank’s information security monitoring, third party risk management and vulnerability assessments.

Cheri McGuire joins Standard Chartered from Symantec Corporation, where she has been Vice President of Global Government Affairs and Cyber Security Policy since 2010.

Data Security

Prior to joining Symantec, she was Director for Critical Infrastructure and Cyber Security in Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Group. She also held senior leadership roles at the National Cyber Security Division of the US Department of Homeland Security.

 «At Standard Chartered, information protection and cyber security are our top priorities. I’m very pleased to welcome Cheri McGuire, an accomplished technology executive, to Standard Chartered Bank. She brings with her more than 25 years of experience in industry and government roles and will be a valuable addition to our team,» said Gorriz.

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