Sabin adds oversight of internal and external information security operations for company while continuing to guide R&D and serve as security evangelist for DigiCert
LEHI, UT (June 10, 2015) — DigiCert, a leading global Certificate Authority and provider of trusted identity services, has promoted VP of Research & Development (R&D) Jason Sabin to the position of Chief Security Officer (CSO). While retaining direction of the company’s R&D unit, Sabin now also oversees all internal and external security operations. He continues to evangelize good security practices with DigiCert customers, at industry events and in news media. Sabin assumed the position earlier this spring.
“We congratulate Jason on this well-earned promotion and look forward to working alongside him for years to come,” said DigiCert CEO, Nicholas Hales. “Since joining DigiCert in early 2012, Jason has played a critical role in helping us develop our internal infrastructure to support current and future large-scale growth while also providing leading digital certificate management platforms and tools. His background and expertise help ensure that we can continue to lead our industry well into the future.”
Since joining DigiCert in February 2012, Sabin has worked closely with DigiCert’s customers to develop innovative new products and features that simplify and optimize SAAS-based SSL Certificate deployment for the enterprise and the Internet of Things (IoT). Sabin’s career-long innovation has led to the filing of more than 50 patent applications that address improvements to cloud computing, identity, authentication and security. Today, his inventions are featured in products deployed globally by many Fortune 500 companies. Sabin’s focus on cloud security spans more than a decade, including his previously having overseen Novell’s Security Review Board and built the company’s first penetration testing teams.
In 2014, Sabin was named a Utah Genius for his many advances in cloud computing and information security. Sabin’s latest areas of innovation include large-scale certificate automation, optimizing device authentication, and secure identity solutions for IoT deployments.
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