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New Director of SpiderLabs EMEA Announced

I am very pleased to be able to announce on this blog that the SpiderLabs team has a new Director of SpiderLabs EMEA. John Yeo is now running all-things SpiderLabs for the EMEA team. This marks a great step forward for the team from a global perspective.We started the team almost 6 years ago in a 8 foot by 10 foot office in the back of Trustwave's corporate HQ in Chicago. Today, we have team members in just about every corner of the planet delivering top-notch information security services to our clients. Just as we have seen demand for our services in North America, we are seeing it as well in EMEA, LAC, and APAC. John's addition to the team is going to do great things for the EMEA team and their clients.From the Trustwave press release : [John] Yeo has significant experience within information security, with a specific focus on information protection and assurance, security testing and digital forensics. Most recently, Yeo was country lead for Verizon Business's Threatand Vulnerability Management Practice covering the United Kingdom and Ireland. Immediately prior, he was a senior security consultant specializing in network and Web application penetration testing working with a broad portfolio of clients including financial institutions, retail, gaming and telecommunications.At Trustwave, Yeo will be responsible for managing all aspects of SpiderLabs EMEA including application security, penetration testing and incident response. As a security advisor to Trustwave's clients, he will help them build holistic security programs to help ensure they are adequately protecting critical assets and personally identifiable data.Yeo is a recognized Chartered Professional member of the British Computer Society and is one of fewer than a hundred people in the United Kingdom qualified to lead security assessments of Her Majesty's government information system deployments on behalf of the Computer and Electronic Surveillance Group (CESG), the information assurance arm of the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ). He is a member of the globally recognized Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) where he maintains Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) status. If you are in EMEA, you'll certainly get a chance to meet John at various information security events in 2011.