SNOHOMISH, Wash. (August 24, 2023) – Cyemptive Technologies, an award-winning provider of preemptive cybersecurity solutions for business and government, today announced that it has named former United States Air Force cyberspace officer retired Lt. Col. Jason Huff as Chief Operating Officer, Security Operations.
Huff brings with him a track record of operational excellence and leadership as a cyberspace officer throughout a 23-year career with the US Air Force. In his new position with Cyemptive, Huff will be responsible for the company’s Network Operations Center, Security Operations Center and compliance, as it scales up for the next level of growth.
“Huff’s background in cyberspace for the military, along with his passion for cybersecurity, will be invaluable to Cyemptive in our mission to make the world safer through cybersecurity, as well as help guide us as we move up to our next level of growth and beyond,” said Rob Pike, founder and CEO of Cyemptive.
Prior to joining Cyemptive, Huff served in many executive leadership roles within the United States Air Force. He has staff experience sustaining and modernizing the Nation’s Nuclear Command, Control and Communications Enterprise, served as Chief Information Officer for NATO Special Operations Forces Headquarters and held command positions over the course of his extensive Air Force career.
“I chose to work for Cyemptive to be a part of a company that values innovation, appreciates the skill sets and character that veterans can provide and seeks to make the world a safer place through cybersecurity,” said Huff. “I’m very impressed by the experience and knowledge of Cyemptive’s employees and am excited to be a part of the team that is creating premier cyber solutions operated by today’s most talented cybersecurity professionals.”
Cyemptive has created next generation layers of cybersecurity that are essential add-ons for businesses to achieve cyber safety. Cyemptive’s preemptive solutions, when added to the customer’s existing capabilities, eliminate damage from occurring even from previously unknown attack techniques, and are the only ones on the market today guaranteed to protect computing environments before or immediately following a compromise.
Today’s announcement is the fourth senior management team hire the company has made since June of this year, including the appointment of former Hitachi Data Systems Executive Ray McCay as Chief Revenue Officer, and is part of a continuing series of strategic moves it is taking as it scales up for the next level of growth.
About Cyemptive Technologies
Headquartered in Snohomish, Wash., Cyemptive has been on a mission to make large organizations cyber safe since 2014. Today, Cyemptive’s award-winning software, services and support are used by businesses and government entities worldwide. It is the winner of the Department of Homeland Security’s Border Security Technology Consortium (BSTC) competition for most innovative border security-related solution in the market, as well as 10 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards from American Security Today at the 2022 competition alone – more than any other company in the history of the awards. The company’s leadership team is comprised of executives from several of the world’s most powerful technology and security organizations, including the former CIO of Microsoft and the former Chief Computer Architect for the National Security Agency. More information about Cyemptive Technologies is available at www.cyemptive.com.