TORONTO,March 1, 2021 – Scryb Inc. (“Scryb''or the “Company”) (CSE: SCYB, OTCQB: SCYRF, Frankfurt: EIY), is pleased toannounce the appointment of Mr. Nicolas Chaillan1, former ChiefArchitect for Cyber.gov of theDepartment of Homeland Security (DHS) and Chief Software Officer for the U.S.Air Force and Space Force,as a Special Advisor to the Company.
Mr. Chaillancomes to the Company with over 22 years of international technology,entrepreneurial and managementexperience spanning both public and private sectors. While at DHS, he designedCyber.gov, the new robust,innovative and holistic ‘.gov’ cybersecurity architecture that sought tomitigate cyber threats. Chaillancreated and deployed the largest Zero Trust implementation in the U.Sgovernment and brought DevSecOpsDoD-wide, saving 100-yearsof time within 18 months and billions of taxpayer money. Nicolas has extensive experience securing complex networksand driving innovative digital transformation.
“I wasimpressed by Cybeats’ technology right away. Delivering an integrated securityplatform to secure and protect high-valued connected devices isno easy feat. Cybeats unique approach allows device manufacturers to develop, bake-in security and maintain secureand protected devices in a timely and cost-efficient manner,”said Nicolas Chaillan,Special Advisor.
“Working withthe top experts of the ever-changing cybersecurity landscape is vital to ourvision of providing a holistic approach to securityand software supplychain security,” said Yoav Raiter,CEO, Scryb & Cybeats. “Nicolas is not only aleader in cybersecurity, he is one of few to have led U.S. government departments responsible for IT operations,security, and compliance, having extensive experience and success in both private and publicsectors. His knowledge and insight to the cybersecurity landscape will be invaluable for Cybeats and ourcontinued pursuit of significantly reducing the threat of cyber attacks. On behalf of the Scryb and Cybeats teams,I welcome Nicolas and look forward to working on future projects with him.”
At the U.S. Air Force, Mr. Chaillan was responsible for establishing force-wide DevSecOps capabilities and bestpractices, including continuous Authority to Operate processes and fasterstreamlined technology adoption.
On February 25, 2022, Mr. Chaillan, arecurring guest of Fox News, joined to discuss cybersecurity dynamicsamidst the escalatingwar in Ukraine. Nicolas outlinedkey strategies and focuses for the U.S. in prevention and mitigation of cyber risks that extend beyond just the Ukrainianregion. Efforts to de-escalate must includean acute awareness and substantial push to fortify the U.S. cybersecurity defensesof its critical infrastructure.
Further to the emphasis on cyber defence ofcritical infrastructure, European Central Bank warned several euro-zone bankinginstitutions to step up their cyberattack defensesamid the escalating Russia-Ukraine war2. In some cases, state-sponsored cyber operations against criticalinfrastructure organizations havespecifically targeted operational technology and industrial control systemsnetworks with destructive malware3.The CSA notes that state-sponsored advanced persistent threat (APT) actors have alsodemonstrated sophisticated tradecraft and cyber capabilities by compromisingthird-party infrastructure andsoftware, or developing and deploying custom malware. As Nicolas has discussed publiclyfor many years,Cyberspace has becomeone of the key components of geopolitics. If the currentRussia-Ukraine war continues to escalate, one can expectRussian cyber threatsto increase in operation.
Mr. NicolasChaillan was appointed as the first Air Force and Space Force Chief SoftwareOfficer, under Dr. William Roper, theAssistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Arlington, Virginia. He was also the co-lead for the Department of Defense Enterprise DevSecOpsInitiative with the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer. Asthe Air Force’s senior software czar, Mr. Chaillan was responsible for enabling Air Force programsin the transition to Agile and DevSecOpsto establish force-wide DevSecOps capabilities and best practices, including continuous Authorityto Operate processes and faster streamlined technology adoption.
Mr. Chaillanwas the Special Advisor for Cloud Security and DevSecOps at the Department ofDefense, OSD, A&S and SpecialAdvisor for Cybersecurity and Chief Architect for Cyber.gov at the Departmentof Homeland Security. He designed thenew robust, innovative and holistic .gov cybersecurity architecture (Cyber.gov), that mitigates cyber threatsby leveraging best practices and implementable solutions with minimalimpact to workforceefficiency.
Mr. Chaillanis also a serial entrepreneur having founded 12 technology companies, including AFTER-MOUSE.COMand anyGuest.com. He has created and sold over 180 innovative software products to 45 Fortune 500 companies, and wasrecognized as one of France's youngest entrepreneurs after founding,WORLDAKT at the age of 15 years. Mr. Chaillanis a sought-after adviser and speaker participating in multiple industryconferences and working in close collaboration with many Fortune 100 companiesand the U.S. Government.
Nicolas Chaillan’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicolaschaillan/
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