Lionfish Tech Advisors welcomes Tom Croll
WILMINGTON, DE. May 18, 2022. -- Lionfish Tech Advisors, a global analyst advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Tom Croll, former Gartner analyst, to the advisory team.
With over 20 years of experience in the cyber security industry, Mr. Croll has an extensive record of orchestrating innovation and shaping the way cloud native applications are built. As one of the earliest pioneers of DevSecOps methodologies, he has published, designed and defined cloud security best practices for over 9 years, and more recently, he helped define the cloud native application protection platform (CNAPP) market.
His expertise includes advisory in cloud application and infrastructure security (IaaS/PaaS and SaaS), Security Service Edge(SSE), Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) and has deep knowledge of the SaaS security posture management (SSPM) market.
In his previous experience as an industry analyst, Mr. Croll also led major research initiatives assessing trends across the cloud security industry as a whole. Prior to his career as an analyst, Mr Croll has worked as a lead cloud security architect for multiple financial and government organizations, most recently, the Financial Conduct Authority, UK.
He also has experience working as a DevSecOps engineer and an agile security coach, helping dozens of teams, across multiple sectors, including start-ups, multinationals and government, to evolve their cloud security practices according to each organization's requirements.
"Successful security programs must enable innovation, even in highly regulated industries", said Rob Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Lionfish Tech Advisors. "We are pleased to welcome Tom to our team where his mastery of cloud and DevSecOps best practices will help companies to identity and maintain a balance of risk in complex adaptive systems."
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