Trustmark Companies Names Fawaz Rasheed Chief Information Security Officer

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Fawaz Rasheed, 44, has been named Chief Information Security Officer of Trustmark Companies. The announcement was made by Dan Simpson, Chief Information Officer.
“As CISO, Fawaz’s primary focus is to guide us down a path to optimize the balance between lower risk, affordability, and increasing expectations from our associates, customers, third parties and regulators to protect sensitive data,” said Simpson. “He’ll play an important enterprise leadership role across Trustmark Companies and we’re excited to have someone of his capability and experience.”
Rasheed has 20 years of experience in Information Technology and Information Security. Previous to Trustmark, Rasheed served as Vice President and Global Information Security Officer for Johnson Controls, Inc., Milwaukee, Wis., and Executive Leader, Managing Director, Global Security Solutions for Verizon/Cybertrust/TruSecure, Basking Ridge, N.J., among other positions and companies. 
Rasheed holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication, Organizational/Business from Loyola University of Chicago, and is pursuing a Masters of Science in Computer Information Security from DePaul University, Chicago. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and is a member of ISACA, ISSA National Chapter, and ISC2 security organizations.
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