Europe's Largest Business Security Services Organisation Appoints New CEO

Europe's Largest Business Security Services Organisation Appoints New CEO QinetiQ Trusted Information Management, a world leader in business security management, has appointed John Holland as Chief Executive Officer. Part of QinetiQ (formed from the majority of the Government's Defence Evaluation and Research Agency), QinetiQ Trusted Information Management offers a complete range of professional services, managed services, digital investigations (forensics) and security education for large companies, financial institutions and government organisations. John Holland brings 25 years' IT industry and security experience to his new role. Prior to joining QinetiQ, John was Vice President Worldwide Security Services at Symantec, where he was instrumental in building Symantec's Professional, Education and Managed Security Service capability. John joined Symantec from a successful role as Vice President for Europe, Middle East and Africa, for AXENT Technologies, where he was responsible for building the company's enterprise security business in the region. AXENT counted over 40 of the Fortune top 50 companies among its international customer base. John Holland commented: "It is very exciting to join an organisation with such a strong business security and commercial pedigree, and to work with people globally recognised as experts in their field, whether in different aspects of enterprise security, computer crime investigation or forward looking security research. There is an increasing market for professional and managed business security services which QinetiQ Trusted Information Management is uniquely placed to deliver." - ends - Notes for Editors: · A JPEG portrait photograph of John Holland is available on request Notes to Editors QinetiQ Trusted Information Management Provides Comprehensive Package of Security Services. QinetiQ Trusted Information Management has more than 300 security professionals based in Europe, UK and the United States with aggressive plans to expand in to more territories this year. Service offerings include: * Professional Services - risk assessment, security architecture design and policy development through to leading edge penetration testing and vulnerability assessment. * Managed Security Services - allowing companies to outsource their Information Security Management with a high level of trust. QinetiQ has Secure Operations and Incident Response Centres in both the UK and US protected to military type standards. * Digital Investigations - a comprehensive 24x7 investigative service, providing specialised and confidential assistance to clients in the event of unexpected or unauthorised high-tech activity. * Education - with organisations required to demonstrate best practice, the education services develop staff security competency with courses in security awareness as well as bespoke in-depth training leading to professional certification. * Research - unparalleled facilities and expertise focussed on future information security issues, technology and product requirements. About QinetiQ QinetiQ, employing some 9,000 persons, is a new science and technology powerhouse poised to become a world leading business solutions provider. Formerly DERA - the British Government's Defence Evaluation & Research Agency - QinetiQ has world class expertise, facilities and a highly reputed technical knowledge base. More information can be found about QinetiQ at www.qinetiq.com. About QinetiQ Trusted Information Management QinetiQ Trusted Information Management offers a complete range of security solutions to meet and manage the needs of organisations today. Services include Security Consultancy, Managed Intrusion Detection Services (MIDS), Incident Response Team Services (IRTS), Data Recovery and Forensics Laboratory Services (DRFL), Vulnerability Assessment Services (ITSHC), and Training & Education Services. All of QinetiQ TIM security services have a formidable reputation for technical and professional excellence and trusted delivery, and have attracted a client base including banking, finance, pharmaceutical, major oil, travel, leisure and government organisations. More information can be found about QinetiQ Trusted Information Management www.qinetiq.com/tim. Press enquiries : Flagship Group, The Media Centre, 131-151 Great Titchfield Street, London W1W 5BB Contacts: Mark Walker/James Walter Tel + 44 (0) 207 886 8450/8451 Email: mark.walker@flagshipgroup.co.uk James.walter@flagshipgroup.co.uk ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/06/18/20020618BIT00420/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/06/18/20020618BIT00420/wkr0002.pdf

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