Horangi has announced the hiring of Jim Rouse as the new Vice President of Cyber Operations. In his capacity, Jim will build a world-class cybersecurity team and help customers to tackle their most complex and challenging cybersecurity problems while achieving their business outcomes. Jim was most recently the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Gemini, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges. Prior to Gemini, he was Director of Investigations and Analysis at Sony. Jim has also held roles with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) and at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Jim will be overseeing Horangi's diverse portfolio of offensiveoffensive and strategic cybersecuritystrategic cybersecurity services including Penetration TestingPenetration Testing, Network Vulnerability Assessment, Cybersecurity AssessmentCybersecurity Assessment and vCISOvCISO as he brings more than 20 years of cybersecurity experience spanning regulatory compliance, cyber investigation, insider threats and cloud security.
“We are thrilled and honoured to welcome Jim to the team,” said Paul Hadjy. “He is a highly respected CISO who has built and led multiple professional teams in the world’s largest organizations. As Horangi’s business – in both our productsproducts and servicesservices – continues to grow, Jim’s deep expertise makes him an invaluable asset to the company, in a world where businesses are looking at cyberattacks from multiple angles. I am confident that with his leadership and multi-disciplinary experience, our customers will be able to streamline and shed years off their organisational and capabilities development.”
On his new appointment, Jim said, “I am very excited to be joining the team at Horangi. At its core, security, whether it is information security or physical security, is a people probleminformation security or physical security, is a people problem. As cybersecurity threats continue to evolve, we will be better placed to protect our clients and organizations from threats if we understand people and their behaviour better. I look forward to using my extensive experience as a CISO to build a world-class cybersecurity teamworld-class cybersecurity team to complement Horangi’s offerings and help the company reach new heights.”