Cloud-based solutions provide LogMeIn has appointed security and privacy veteran, Michael Oberlaender as its new chief information security officer (CISO). Michael will be responsible for managing and growing LogMeIn’s security programme, including infrastructure, applications and overall data security for both internal systems and the company’s suite of award-winning software products.
A 30-year industry veteran with extensive security leadership experience holding CISO positions in various industries and markets, Michael has played a critical role in securing those companies data assets, brands, and systems. At LogMeIn, Michael will oversee a global security team consisting of IT Security, Security Operations, Assurance, Engagement, Governance, Risk Management, Compliance and more. He currently serves on the board for the ISACA Greater Houston Chapter, holds several security certifications including CISM, CGEIT, CISSP, CISA, CRISC, GSNA, ACSE, TOGAF9, CNSS-4016, CDPP, and is member of (ISC), ISACA, ISSA, and InfraGard (FBI).
“LogMeIn has been at the forefront of the work-from-anywhere era, delivering essential, secure technologies that keep people connected. I wanted to be part of a company that values and engrains security into everything they do, which LogMeIn continually demonstrates,” said Oberlaender. “I’m excited for the opportunity to combine my industry experience and vision and partner with so many different teams to drive LogMeIn’s security programme to the next level, ensuring our products, employees, and customers have access to best in class security.”
“Michael is an established information security leader with a proven track record of developing and leading corporate IT and information security programmes for global organisations. We are thrilled to have him join the team at LogMeIn,” said Ian Pitt, chief information officer at LogMeIn. “With Michael’s experience, we gain a strategic partner to establish and improve the software development lifecycle and optimise the company’s security culture. We believe his security acumen and leadership abilities will contribute significantly to the success of our security operations and growth of the entire organisation.”