ATLANTA, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The Georgia Tech Information Security Center’s Advisory Board announced it has appointed Georgia-based AirDefense Inc.'s vice president of product strategy.
The GTISC is a U.S. Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency-designated Center of Excellence in Information Assurance Education. AirDefense provides rogue wireless detection, policy enforcement and intrusion prevention among other wireless security enforcement. The board named David Thomas as the new vice president of product strategy.
“Our faculty and students look forward to interacting with David as he becomes a member of the industry advisory board,” said Mustaque Ahamad, director of GTISC, in a statement. “Wireless security is a key area of research for the Georgia Tech Information Security Center, and David's deep understanding of the security challenges we face in this important area will definitely help us develop programs that will have high real-world impact.”
AirDefense officials credit Thomas with helping the company grow developing security strategies for safe use of wireless technology at high-profile organizations.
“Wireless security is a key area of research for the Georgia Tech Information Security Center,” said Thomas. “I am thrilled to be joining the Advisory Board and look forward to the opportunity to work with security and technology executives in the IT industry and the global business community.”