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SSIC Establishes X-Analytics Advisory Board

Industry Leaders to Guide Market Adoption of Transformative

Cyber Risk Decisioning Platform

(Arlington, Virginia – November 11, 2020) – Secure Systems Innovation Corporation (SSIC), a cyber risk analytics firm whose mission is to deliver a more effective way to manage financial exposure to cyber risk, announces the addition of information security industry leaders, Cheri McGuire, Kevin Richards, Robert Rodriguez, and Dr. Darren Brooks as Advisory Board Members to help guide the expansion of its X-Analytics family of cyber risk decisioning products.

  • Cheri McGuire brings more than 30 years of experience and deep expertise in the information security industry, most recently serving as group chief information security officer (CISO) at Standard Chartered Bank in London. Previously, she held senior roles at Microsoft, Symantec, the US Department of Homeland Security Cyber Division and Booz Allen Hamilton. She currently serves as a non-resident scholar and advisory board member to the FinCyber Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a global think tank. In addition, she previously served on the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Cybersecurity and the Europol Advisory Group on Financial Services.

  • Kevin Richards brings 30 years of experience in information security and enterprise risk management. Kevin is currently an executive vice president with Booz Allen Hamilton and has served in global executive roles for large consulting security and risk practices for Accenture and Marsh, where he was responsible for business growth, consulting capabilities, service innovations, and strategic guidance for key clients. He also served as the international president for the Information System Security Association (ISSA) international board.

  • Robert Rodriguez, Chairman of SINET, a purpose driven community that connects buyers, investors and innovators. A highly curated and trusted platform that accelerates investments and innovation into global markets. He brings more than 30 years of leadership in pushing the frontier of technological innovation in the cybersecurity industry. A venture partner at Sinewave Ventures, he serves on numerous cybersecurity advisory boards and advises various governments on their private sector outreach strategies. Previously, he served as a Special Agent with the US Secret Service where he held a number of executive leadership positions.

  • Dr. Darren Brooks brings over 20 years of experience in privacy, information and cyber security consulting. Dr. Brooks is currently the Managing Director and founder of Cyber Risk Vane, a cyber risk advisory firm, and has worked as a consulting leader for Accenture, Deloitte, and BAE Applied Intelligence working with senior management to quantify and explain cyber risk and develop cyber security strategies.

X-Analytics is a patented and validated cyber risk decisioning platform used by Fortune 500 companies to manage their financial exposure to cyber risk. The insurance industry uses it to underwrite and broker billions of dollars of financial exposure to cyber risk across worldwide organizations.

“Utilizing data analytics to inform cyber risk decisions that align to business objectives is a necessity for effective cyber risk management programs,” said Cheri McGuire. “It has become clear that board members and business leaders require a business view of a complicated technical area, and the X-Analytics platform provides the insights needed to translate complex cyber metrics into the language of business risk,” added Kevin Richards.

“X-Analytics delivers the clarity businesses require to effectively and defensibly manage cyber risk,” said John Frazzini, CEO of SSIC. “We look forward to working with our new advisory board members to expand the adoption of X-Analytics and improve how businesses understand and manage cyber risk using financial analytics,” said John Frazzini, CEO of SSIC.

About SSIC

Based in the Washington, D.C. area, Secure Systems Innovation Corporation (SSIC) is a cyber risk analytics firm whose mission is to improve how businesses understand and manage cyber risk using financial analytics. X-Analytics is a patented and validated cyber risk decisioning platform that is changing how executives, boards and the risk management industry understand and manage cyber risk. For more information, please visit


Secure Systems Innovation Corporation (SSIC)

Kyle Ferguson, +1 703-351-5245

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