Drawbridge, a globally renowned provider of cyber security software and solutions to the alternative investment industry, has announced that it has promoted Simon Eyre to the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).
Simon Eyre will drive Drawbridge’s corporate cyber security strategy and oversee infrastructure, security, and privacy initiatives, as the company continues its rapid global growth. Eyre also serves as Managing Director and Head of Europe for Drawbridge.
Cyber security and IT governance expert
Simon Eyre has over 20 years of experience in cyber security, technology architecture, and IT governance, and has leveraged his industry expertise to launch Drawbridge’s EMEA operations and lead its engineering, product, and customer engagement teams across Europe.
With his elevation to the CISO role, Simon Eyre will also drive Drawbridge’s corporate cyber security program, including internationally recognized Cyber and Information Security Standards.
Global regulatory cyber security requirements
He will continuously research, identify and implement the latest global regulatory cyber security requirements for both Drawbridge and its clients, overseeing governance and assessing cyber security products, in order to ensure they are consistently delivered to all clients and adhere to all standards.
As the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Simon will play a key role in creating a safe and resilient environment for the company and the 400+ funds in the alternative investment space that trusts their security to Drawbridge.
Safeguarding Drawbridge and clients
Simon has established himself as an integral part of the Drawbridge team due to his leadership skills"
“Simon has established himself as an integral part of the Drawbridge team due to his leadership skills and in-depth knowledge of the security and financial markets. Elevating him to the role of CISO is a testament to his expertise and dedication to continuously safeguarding Drawbridge and our clients,” said Jason Elmer, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Drawbridge.
Jason Elmer adds, “As he adds the CISO role to his portfolio, Simon will ensure that we deliver on our promise to provide the most robust cyber security programs that meet and exceed client and regulatory requirements.”
Cyber security software innovation standard
“Drawbridge has always set the standard for cyber security software innovation and service excellence, and I am thrilled at the opportunity to spearhead cyber security strategy and initiatives for Drawbridge, our global clients and our business community,” said Simon Eyre, CISO, Managing Director and Head of Europe at Drawbridge.
Simon Eyre adds, “As the threat and regulatory environment continue to evolve, we will exceed Drawbridge’s high standards for security and compliance as we focus on the future landscape of cyber risk and introduce new strategies to ensure a more secure and resilient data environment.”