Neustar Inc., a global information services and technology company and leader in identity resolution, today announced that Michael Kaczmarek, vice president of product management for Neustar’s Security Solutions business, has been named a Fellow by the Ponemon Institute.
Ponemon Fellows are nominated and selected by their peers across the industry and represent some of the top privacy and security strategists in the world. Membership is given to individuals with distinguished credentials in cybersecurity, data protection, privacy and other related areas.
"It is my great pleasure to welcome Michael to our community of Ponemon Institute Fellows," said Dr. Larry Ponemon, chairman and founder of the Ponemon Institute. "Our Institute had the opportunity to work with Michael on our recent study, ‘The State of Threat Feed Effectiveness in the United States and United Kingdom.’ His deep understanding of the threat landscape and perspective on the power of DNS threat insights and threat data feeds were key to the success of this research."
In his role with Neustar, Michael Kaczmarek is responsible for formulating the vision, defining the strategy and executing the tactics needed for the successful launch and expansion of products into new and existing markets. He also directs Neustar’s research efforts around DDoS attacks and DNS trends, working closely with the cross-functional team to publish regular reports detailing changes in the cybersecurity landscape.
"It’s an honor to be included among such a distinguished group of security professionals at Ponemon, and to have the opportunity to contribute my own knowledge and expertise towards research that will serve the greater good," said Kaczmarek. "The power of Ponemon is the collective contribution of each of its members and the range of personal learning opportunities and greater industry impact it produces."
Prior to joining Neustar, Kaczmarek spent nearly two decades with Verisign, serving in various capacities including vice president of product management and marketing for Verisign Security Services. Before that, he was a systems engineering manager for Lockheed Martin in charge of their Solid Rocket Motor Disposition in Russia Program. A Professional Engineer (Inactive) and Certified Project Management Professional, Kaczmarek holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland and an M.S. in Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.
Neustar is an information services and technology company and a leader in identity resolution providing the data and technology that enable trusted connections between companies and people at the moments that matter most. Neustar offers industry-leading solutions in marketing, risk, communications and security that responsibly connect data on people, devices and locations, continuously corroborated through billions of transactions. Neustar serves more than 8,000 clients worldwide, including 60 of the Fortune 100. Learn how your company can benefit from the power of trusted connections here: home.neustar.
About Ponemon Institute
Founded in 2002 by Dr. Larry Ponemon and Susan Jayson, the Ponemon Institute is dedicated to independent research and education that advances the responsible use of information and privacy management practices within business and government. Its mission is to conduct high quality, empirical studies on critical issues affecting the security of information assets and IT infrastructure to help provide both the private and public sectors with a clearer understanding of the trends, perceptions and potential threats that will affect the collection, management and safeguarding of personal and confidential information.
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