Familiar face returns to SAIC as its new cyber chief

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has tapped a new executive to oversee its cybersecurity strategy and response efforts, selecting Kevin Brown as its chief information security officer, according to a statement from the company issued Thursday.

The new role will make for a second tour at SAIC for Brown. He was Boston Scientific Corp.’s CISO for the past six years, but previously spent 17 years with the Reston technology integrator, ultimately becoming senior vice president and operations manager for information security business before leaving in 2011.

“Kevin is a seasoned cybersecurity professional who has experience working at SAIC as well as other leading technology and manufacturing companies,” said SAIC chief information officer Nathan Rogers, in a statement. “His knowledge of cybersecurity operations and the threats that cyber professionals face on a daily basis positions Kevin as the expert SAIC needs to protect the critical systems and data for our…

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