Edgewood Networks, Inc. appoints former Secretary Michael Chertoff, Chairman of The Chertoff Group to the Board of Directors
Edgewood Networks announces today the appointment of former Secretary Michael Chertoff, Chairman of The Chertoff Group to the Board of Directors.
“We are excited to have Secretary Chertoff joining the Board of Directors. He brings vast strategic experience in cybersecurity” said Vishal Verma, CEO of Edgewood “and the understanding of sovereign governments cyber requirements”
“As India is transforming to be a global economic powerhouse, the country has to be cognizant of developing it’s cyber capabilities and cyber assets.” said Secretary Chertoff “Edgewood is well positioned with our cybersecurity capabilities to help India secure the Digital Revolution with PM Modi’s vision of Digital India and Make in India”
Secretary Chertoff was the Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security from 2005 to 2009, Michael Chertoff led the country in blocking would-be terrorists from crossing our borders or implementing their plans if they were already in the country. He also transformed FEMA into an effective organization following Hurricane Katrina. His greatest successes have earned few headlines – because the important news is what didn’t happen. Under his leadership, the United States created the gold standard for cyber monitoring and policies, which have been adopted in many regions around the world.
Michael Chertoff serves as the Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of The Chertoff Group, a global advisory firm that provides business strategy, risk management, and merchant banking advisory services to clients seeking to secure and grow their enterprises. In this role, he counsels global clients on how to effectively manage cyber risk while incorporating a proper mix of people, process, and technology to achieve their security goals. He serves on the board of directors of several security companies, including as the Chairman of BAE Systems, and is a frequent speaker on security and business strategy issues.
Mr. Chertoff is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College (1975) and Harvard Law School (1978).About Edgewood Networks
Edgewood Networks Pvt. Ltd. ("Edgenet") was founded in 2010 to address the urgent need for secure networks in the civilian, commercial and government markets. The company provides cutting edge networking products and solutions to enterprise, service provider and government customers. It specializes in the delivery of networking and security solutions, integrating state of art technologies that enable secure, high-speed data communications. Edgewood Networks provides innovative, world class, best of the breed and value added IT solutions through consulting and integration services that enable our customers to improve their performance and fulfill their business needs. More information can be found at http://www.edgewoodnetworks.comABOUT CHERTOFF GROUP LLC
The Chertoff Group is a premier global advisory firm focused on security and risk management. The Chertoff Group helps clients grow and secure their enterprise through risk management, business strategy, and merchant banking advisory services. The Chertoff Group, and its investment banking subsidiary Chertoff Capital, have advised on multiple M&A transactions totaling nearly $7 billion in deal value. Headquartered in Washington D.C., the Firm maintains offices in Menlo Park and New York. For more information, visit www.chertoffgroup.com