Avast appoints Jaya Baloo as chief information security officer

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Avast has appointed Jaya Baloo to the position of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), effective October 1, 2019. Mr. Baloo joins Avast from KPN, a telecommunications carrier in the Netherlands, where she held the position of CISO.

Ms. Baloo has been working in the field of information security for 20 years with a focus on secure network architecture, and is a faculty member of the Singularity University, and also sits on a number of infosecurity boards.

Prior to KPN, Ms. Baloo held the position of Practice Lead Lawful Interception at Verizon. She previously worked at France Telecom as a Technical Security Specialist.

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