Thales Trusted Cyber Technologies (TCT), a trusted, U.S. based source for cyber security solutions, today announced the appointment of Bill Becker as the company’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO). As CTO, Mr. Becker will focus on driving the company’s technical vision and product strategy. He will also lead Thales TCT’s strategic initiatives associated with the development of innovative cybersecurity solutions to meet the needs of the company’s U.S. Federal Government customers.
Mr. Becker has been with Thales TCT (formally known as SafeNet Assured Technologies) since its inception in January 2015. Previously, Mr. Becker served as Thales TCT’s Vice President of Product Management. In this position, he oversaw Thales TCT’s core encryption, key management and authentication product lines.
Mr. Becker has spent nearly 30 years developing technology in support of cybersecurity and government initiatives. He spent nearly 20 years with SafeNet, Inc. (Thales TCT’s predecessor) where he most recently served as a Technical Architect in the CTO’s office. In this role, he supported government-related business by focusing on transitioning traditional data security products to new virtual and cloud based architectures. Mr. Becker has also held positions at Northrop Grumman where he specialized in the development of fighter jet radar systems.
“I am very excited to announce Mr. Becker’s appointment as CTO” says Lloyd Mitchell, President of Thales TCT. “Mr. Becker’s strong technical base, ability to articulate the how’s and why’s of our technology, and strategic vision into the future of our market enable him to help us chart a path forward that sees our product lines diversified and aligned toward solutions that solve real problems for our customers” says Mr. Mitchell.
Thales Trusted Cyber Technologies, a business area of Thales Defense & Security, Inc., protects the most vital data from the core to the cloud to the field. We serve as a trusted, U.S. based source for cyber security solutions for the U.S. Federal Government. Our solutions enable agencies to deploy a holistic data protection ecosystem where data and cryptographic keys are secured and managed, and access and distribution are controlled.
For more information, visit www.thalestct.com