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Press November 14, 2023

SecurityScorecard Adds Fortune 500 CISO Jim Routh to Cybersecurity Advisory Board

Former American Express, CVS Health, JPMorgan Chase, and MassMutual security leader joins to shape the next generation of Security Ratings.

NEW YORK – November 14, 2023 – SecurityScorecard today announced the appointment of Jim Routh, a distinguished CISO and security leader with over 30 years of experience at Fortune 500 companies, as Senior Advisor and Chairman of its Cybersecurity Advisory Board. With a career spanning over three decades at leading companies, including American Express, Aetna, CVS Health, JPMorgan Chase, and MassMutual, Routh will collaborate with SecurityScorecard to shape the next generation of Security Ratings.

Routh said: “I’ve been on the frontlines of cybersecurity for decades, so I know what works. And I’ve seen firsthand how SecurityScorecard makes a significant impact on customers. SecurityScorecard’s unique data-driven approach to securing the supply chain has consistently proven its value, and the company has the right team, technology, and strategy to transform third-party cyber risk management.”

Routh joins SecurityScorecard at a crucial moment as supply chain risk becomes a top priority for organizations worldwide, with 98% of organizations having relationships with at least one breached third party. SecurityScorecard empowers security leaders to effectively manage cyber risk through its comprehensive Security Ratings platform, threat intelligence, and automated third-party vendor detection.

Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CEO and Co-Founder at SecurityScorecard said: “Jim’s relationship with SecurityScorecard began nearly a decade ago when he was one of our first customers. His deep understanding of our mission and technology, cultivated over ten years as a customer, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience during this pivotal phase of our growth trajectory.”

About SecurityScorecard

Funded by world-class investors, including Evolution Equity Partners, Silver Lake Partners, Sequoia Capital, GV, Riverwood Capital, and others, SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings, response, and resilience, with more than 12 million companies continuously rated.

Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s patented rating technology is used by over 25,000 organizations for enterprise risk management, third-party risk management, board reporting, due diligence, cyber insurance underwriting, and regulatory oversight.

SecurityScorecard makes the world safer by transforming how companies understand, improve, and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees, and vendors. SecurityScorecard achieved the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Ready designation, highlighting the company’s robust security standards to protect customer information, and is listed as a free cyber tool and service by the U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Every organization has the universal right to its trusted and transparent Instant SecurityScorecard rating. For more information, visit securityscorecard.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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