Axio Appoints Pamela Curtis and Lisa Young to Management Team

Experienced Cyber Risk Management Professionals Help Accelerate Growth

CHICAGO--()--Axio, a cyber risk engineering solutions provider that helps organizations align their security controls and policies with market leading insurance and risk management hedging strategies, today announced the appointment of Pamela Curtis as Vice President, Process Engineering, and Lisa Young as Vice President, Service Delivery. Both executives have unparalleled expertise related to the design and implementation of cyber risk management maturity methodologies, and join Axio from the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.

“Pamela and Lisa will be invaluable to the next phase of Axio’s growth”

Curtis was previously a Senior Engineer at the Software Engineering Institute and member of the Cyber Risk and Resilience Management Team in the SEI’s CERT Division. She was a contributing author to the CERT Resilience Management Model (CERT-RMM), is a certified lead appraiser for that model, and contributed to the US Department of Energy’s Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model (C2M2).

Young was previously a Senior Engineer at CERT in the Software Engineering Institute and was a contributing developer of CERT-RMM. She teaches at the CIO and CISO Institutes for the Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University, is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), where she authors a frequent column for the @ISACA online magazine, and is a frequent contributor to and speaker at industry events.

“Pamela and Lisa will be invaluable to the next phase of Axio’s growth,” commented David White, Founder and Chief Knowledge Officer of Axio. “Pamela’s expertise in designing effective and easily understood implementation methods will prove hugely beneficial to the next generation of cyber maturity models we are creating, and there is no one more qualified than Lisa Young to help clients put those models into practice.”

Julia Allen, former Chief Operating Officer of the Software Engineering Institute and Advisor to Axio commented, “Axio’s growth in the market and ability to attract executives of Pamela and Lisa’s caliber underscores the importance of managing cyber risk with a maturity based approach. It’s rewarding to see Axio deploy the foundational work and research that the Software Engineering Institute has been pioneering for years. Industry is increasingly recognizing that cyber risk management requires a dynamic approach, and there is no better firm than Axio to help navigate the challenge.”

About Axio
Axio knows impenetrability is impossible—but cyber risk management maturity is within reach. We help organizations ensure that they understand their exposure and manage it effectively and are equipped to financially recover from cyber incidents. Axio delivers the industry’s only true cyber risk management solution that looks at IT security and financial controls/insurance to create an integrated, holistic technology and financial risk solution that is able to evolve with the client as the risk landscape shifts.

For more information, visit www.axio.com.

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Axio today announced the appointment of Pamela Curtis as Vice President, Process Engineering, and Lisa Young as Vice President, Service Delivery.