Steven Earls, Accomplished Leader and Catalyst for Innovation, Joins Ntrepid as VP of Information Security Strategy
HERNDON, VA – November 21, 2016 – Ntrepid Corporation, a provider of cutting-edge cyber security solutions, today announced the addition of Steven Earls to their leadership team. Earls will join as VP of Information Security Strategy, and will be responsible for leading Ntrepid’s cyber security business strategy around its existing browser security product Passages, as well as future cyber security product releases.
Earls has over 20 years of technology and information security experience in both commercial and government sectors. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Information Security Officer at Fifth and Third Bank. Previously, Earls was the Cyber Security Architect and a Cyber CTO Officer at the CIA, where he also worked to create a Government Cyber Blue Team. Early on in his career, he worked in industry to more clearly detail processes for deploying Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS) and Honeypots.
“I was attracted to Ntrepid’s established mission to utilize the focus and passion of their people to build the best information security products that can be built,” said Earls. “The Information Security industry is at an inflection point, and companies are beginning to realize the potential role that their people, processes and technologies can play in protecting their staff and sensitive information. I look forward to being a part of this dynamic team and to continue the improvement of our products and services with an unrelenting eye towards innovation.”
“We are very excited to have Steve join us in this very significant cyber security leadership role. His extensive experience will enable us to expand our investments in future innovative cyber products,” said Ntrepid CEO Richard Helms. “Steve’s passion for cyber security is second to none and that passion shows in the enthusiasm he brings to solving the complex technical problems presented by the cyber security needs of our customers.”
Ntrepid’s patented technology, leveraging a 16-year history of protecting the national security community from the world’s most sophisticated opponents, protects tens of thousands of users in some of the world’s most demanding security environments, with clients including the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Treasury, Department of Justice, Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of State. From corporate identity management to secure browsing, Ntrepid products empower enterprise online research and data collection, eliminating threats to an online workforce. More information can be found at www.ntrepidcorp.com.