- Former Head of Third-Party Information Security Risk Oversight at Standard Chartered Bank Joins BlueVoyant
Jon Leather Appointed Director of European Supply Chain Defense Advisory
LONDON, Aug. 22, 2023/PRNewswire/ -- BlueVoyant, a cybersecurity company that illuminates, validates and remediates internal and external risks, today announced that industry specialist Jon Leather has joined the firm as Head of Advisory of Defense of the European Supply Chain, further strengthening the leadership team.
Leather joins BlueVoyant from Standard Chartered Bank, where he served as Head of Third Party Information Security Risk Oversight. Previously, he spent more than a decade at Lloyds Banking Group, where he focused on cyber risk and led cyber security and information provider assurance programmes. Leather has extensive experience with the components and mechanisms that make up an organization's third-party cyber risk relationships. He has unique knowledge of cyber security assurance processes and regulatory compliance in relation to managing cyber risk across the supply chain.
In addition to these roles, Leather chaired the National Cyber Security Center's (NCSC) Financial Services Cyber Supply Chain Risk Working Group, an initiative in which he will continue to participate as an advisor. Leather also has experience collaborating with the Cross Market Operational Resilience Group (CMORG) which connects financial institutions, including major banks, to define and publish best practices for addressing supply chain and third-party risk.
BlueVoyant provides organizations with a managed service that identifies, validates, prioritizes, and confirms the mitigation of cyberthreats and vulnerabilities in vendor ecosystems. In this capacity, BlueVoyant not only monitors vendors, suppliers, and other third parties, but works directly with them to resolve any issues quickly. Providing this offering requires close coordination between various functions within BlueVoyant, with Leather overseeing delivery to customers.
"Our platform is recognized as an industry leader in supply chain defense," said Joel Molinoff, Global Director of Supply Chain Defense at BlueVoyant. "Jon's wealth of experience and knowledge, especially in financial services, will further strengthen this service and the support we provide to our clients."
Commenting on his appointment, Leather commented, "BlueVoyant's offering and reputation are continually growing in this market. Therefore, I am delighted to join the company and begin to develop deeper strategic relationships and business with new and existing clients."
BlueVoyant Supply Chain Defense protects an organization's external supply chain ecosystem from cyberattacks. As attack surfaces continue to expand with an ever-expanding network of infrastructure, partners, vendors, and investments, each participant in the ecosystem presents new risks and vulnerabilities that cybercriminals are all too ready to exploit.
For more information about BlueVoyant products and services, visit BlueVoyant.com.
About BlueVoyant BlueVoyant combines internal and external cyber defense capabilities in a cloud-native, results-based platform by continuously monitoring your network, endpoints, attack surface, and supply chain, as well as the light, deep, and dark web. looking for threats. The full-spectrum cyber defense platform quickly illuminates, validates, and remediates threats to protect your business. BlueVoyant leverages both machine learning-powered automation and human-led experience to provide industry-leading cybersecurity to more than 900 customers around the world.
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