Sony has hired a former Department of Homeland Security official to head up its cybersecurity efforts, the company announced today.
Philip Reitinger has been named a senior vice president and chief information security officer at Sony. In his role in the newly created post, Reitinger will be charged with defending the company's "assets and services" from any security or privacy threats they might face.
Reitinger became a deputy undersecretary at the Department of Homeland Security in 2009 and soon after became the director of its National Cybersecurity Center. He stepped down from those roles in June, citing … Read more