Foreground Security Names Christopher Randle Managing Principal

HERDON, Va., June 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Foreground Security, a cutting-edge security consulting firm that offers an advanced set of cyber hunting and analytics capabilities, today announced it has named Christopher Randle as a Managing Principal. With an extensive security and risk management background spanning retail, financial services telecommunications and other industry sectors, Randle adds deep experience and insights to Foreground's team meeting customers' demanding security requirements.

 "Chris is an outstanding addition to our team because he brings a strong background from key industry sectors, with years of experience serving with frontline information security professionals performing the full spectrum of roles and requirements," said Foreground's President and CIO, David Amsler. "Chris is also an outstanding strategist and communicator across technology and executive teams. His ability to present and adapt security concepts helps maximize our total strategic value for customers."

In his new role, Randle is assuming a lead position as a trusted advisor on large and complex integrated information security projects. He is responsible for supporting Foreground's sales team and bringing the best value to services presented to customers. Additionally, Randle focuses his skills and experience on understanding customers' industries, business environments and information security needs to tailor the most appropriate solutions.

Randle previously served as an information security manager at Freddie Mac, where he led a security management team responsible for continuous monitoring of the home lender's extensive IT assets and deriving actionable cyber threat intelligence from advanced analytical systems. His security career includes previous roles serving as an information security architect and program manager at insurer USAble Life; a senior enterprise security risk analyst for wireless carrier Alltel Communications; and an information security team lead and engineer for retailers including Dillard's Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

"Joining Foreground was an easy decision because the company's diverse set of customers and focus on unique, tailored security services offer a rewarding way to make an immediate difference in helping stave off the increasingly severe consequences of data breaches, compromised systems and related business disruptions," Randle said. "Having worked with Foreground as a customer previously, I was impressed with the company's leaders and philosophy and I'm excited about contributing to the team and our clients."