Epsilon’s CISO Matt Fearin Joins NTSC Board of Directors as a Founding Board Member

9/13/16

Matt Fearin

Matt Fearin Joins New National Trade Association Dedicated to Promoting Technology Security Policies

The National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC) today announced that Matt Fearin, Chief Information Security Officer for Epsilon®, has been appointed to serve on the NTSC Board of Directors as a Founding Board Member.

NTSC is a non-profit, non-partisan organization, headquartered in Georgia and created as a spinoff of the Technology Association of Georgia. NTSC’s mission is to help reverse the accelerating pace of disruption to the information systems of our nation’s critical infrastructure, American companies and the general public.

NTSC will advocate concerning regulatory and legislative policies that impact the technology security industry. Also, NTSC will conduct educational thought-exchange forums and deliver professional development programs to equip members with innovative cybersecurity solutions.

“We are excited to have Matt join the board of directors for NTSC,” said Tino Mantella, the President of NTSC. “As the CISO for an all-encompassing global marketing company, Matt has to ensure Epsilon’s IT compliance program adheres to numerous multi-sector regulations. Consequently, Matt’s extensive knowledge of the current regulatory landscape will be invaluable as NTSC unites stakeholders around policy standards for the information security industry.”

In his role as CISO of Epsilon, Matt has enterprise-wide responsibility for information security and compliance, including policy, procedures and guidelines for Epsilon and its affiliates. Matt also oversees the security risk management functions and drives the direction of the information security architecture. Additionally, he manages the ongoing execution of applications, data protection, voice and data communications systems as well as monitoring, analysis, detection and incident response processes for all information security systems. Matt previously held leadership roles in information security at Capital One and JPMorgan Chase.

“Technology and data security is incredibly important in today’s highly digital economy. It’s an honor to be appointed to NTSC’s founding board, where we’ll be guiding conversation and policy on the technology issues that matter most for our country’s businesses,” said Matt.

Matt joins a prestigious board of CISOs from leading companies including Aflac, Ellie Mae, AutoNation, HD Supply, Signet Jewelers, Synovus, InterActive Corporation, Turner, Motorola Mobility, TaxSlayer and the State of Georgia. NTSC’s second board of directors meeting will be held in December in Atlanta, GA.

About Epsilon

Epsilon is a global leader in creating connections between people and brands. An all-encompassing global marketing company, we harness the power of rich data, groundbreaking technologies, engaging creative and transformative ideas to get the results our clients require. Recognized by Ad Age as the #1 World’s Largest CRM/Direct Marketing Network, #1 Largest U.S. Agency from All Disciplines and #1 Largest U.S. Mobile Marketing Agency, Epsilon employs over 7,000 associates in 70 offices worldwide. Epsilon is an Alliance Data company. For more information, visit www.epsilon.com, follow us on Twitter @EpsilonMktg or call 1.800.309.0505.

About the National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC)

National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that will drive the national dialogue on technology security in the United States. The mission of NTSC is to effectively forge a coalition of information security stakeholders to help reverse the accelerating pace of disruption to our nation’s information systems.

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To learn more about joining or sponsoring NTSC, visit ntsc.org

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