Avast appoints Jaya Baloo as chief information security officer


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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