Press Release

SecureLink Hires Tony Howlett as Chief Information Security Officer

AUSTIN, TexasApril 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — SecureLink, the leader in vendor privileged access management, announced it has hired Tony Howlett as chief information security officer (CISO). Mr. Howlett joins the company’s senior leadership team and reports to CEO Joe Devine.

“Bringing an industry veteran like Tony aboard is part of an overall plan to accelerate our presence in the cybersecurity space and deepen the already strong connections we have with our customers—particularly those operating in highly regulated industries,” said Joe Devine, CEO of SecureLink.  “Tony will help us refine our development, implementation and support processes and ensure we continue our industry leadership in delivering secure access to third-party vendors.”

Mr. Howlett joins from Austin-based Codero, where he served as chief technology security and privacy officer. He has also served as CTO for several previous companies, in addition to owning his own cybersecurity consulting company—Network Security Services.

“Coming from an information security and audit background, I have long preached the need for secure third-party access,” said Tony Howlett, CISO for SecureLink. “It is absolutely one of the top attack vectors used in new breaches and a focus for security departments at companies of all sizes, especially those in the regulated sectors.”

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About SecureLink
SecureLink is the leader in providing vendor privileged access management and remote support for both highly regulated enterprise organizations and technology vendors. SecureLink serves more than 30,000 organizations worldwide. World-class companies across industries including healthcare, financial services, legal, gaming, and retail rely on SecureLink’s secure, purpose-built platform. SecureLink is headquartered in Austin, Texas.


Richard Weber
Austin Marketing Connection