San Francisco, CA, March 9, 2020

Paul Lanzi Joins CyberSecurity Nonprofit as Board Advisor

The co-founder of Remediant, now part of Netwrix, is committed to supporting diversity in the cybersecurity community.

Paul Lanzi, the co-founder of Remediant, now part of Netwrix, joined the advisory board of the CyberSecurity Nonprofit, a U.S. 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting cybersecurity awareness and education. In his position as Board Advisor, Lanzi contributes efforts to the Greater Chicago-based nonprofit in its mission to build a supporting, diverse, and inclusive cybersecurity community through education and training.

The lack of diversity within the cybersecurity community is an often-overlooked issue. Only 26% of cybersecurity professionals in the U.S. identify as a racial and ethnic minority and only 25% of the cybersecurity workforce are composed of those who identify as women. Inclusiveness and diversity are not only a social ideal, but a factor that enhances business resiliency. “There is strong evidence that the more diverse a team, the stronger they are: better equipped to make decisions and weather difficult times,” Lanzi said. “To ensure a stronger cybersecurity community, we will need to tackle these diversity challenges head-on.”

Making cybersecurity education readily available to people of every background is critical to keeping data safe for the entire market.

Individuals are now subject to having their data breached when the companies they trust with their personal information are less than fastidious with it. In short, we all — both as workers and individuals — face cybersecurity threats at an unprecedented scale.
Paul Lanzi, co-founder of Remediant, now part of Netwrix

About CyberSecurity Nonprofit
The CyberSecurity Nonprofit headquarters is based in the Greater Chicago area with chapters all around the globe. The organization offers resources, in-person events, webinars to help all interested individuals start and advance in their cybersecurity career.

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Netwrix makes data security easy. Since 2006, Netwrix solutions have been simplifying the lives of security professionals by enabling them to identify and protect sensitive data to reduce the risk of a breach, and to detect, respond to and recover from attacks, limiting their impact. More than 13,500 organizations worldwide rely on Netwrix solutions to strengthen their security and compliance posture across all three primary attack vectors: data, identity and infrastructure.

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