6point6 Group appoints cyber security director

In the last seven years, 6point6 has grown significantly. Its cyber business unit has been a cornerstone of this growth.

The new MD of 6point6’s cyber business unit, Michael Aminzade, brings over 20 years of experience within the cyber security, governance, risk and compliance (GRC) industry. He will support the further success of the business unit and delivery of key projects for clients across the public and private sectors.

Michael Aminzade, MD of cyber at 6point6 said, “It is a very exciting time to join 6point6. As the cyber and regulatory landscapes evolve, we continue to further develop our cyber capabilities and I look forward to building stronger partnerships with our clients.”

According to a recent Government report, only 16% of board level executives understand the current climate of cyber security threats.

Aminzade will be instrumental in driving a number of upcoming exciting strategic initiatives and services aimed at educating board members on the importance of a robust cyber strategy.

David Webb, CEO of 6point6 said, “Michael’s appointment as MD of Cyber is an exciting step forward for the firm. His industry expertise, along with his commitment to working closely with clients to achieve their business goals, will be an invaluable asset as we look to continue our strong growth in cyber.”

Michael previously worked as VP Global Compliance and Risk Services at Trustwave as well as CISO Americas/ CISO EMEA at Verifone.

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Nick Ismail

Nick Ismail is a former editor for Information Age (from 2018 to 2022) before moving on to become Global Head of Brand Journalism at HCLTech. He has a particular interest in smart technologies, AI and...

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