EarthLink Creates New Chief Security Officer Role


Internet service provider EarthLink Holdings Corp. has promoted Peter Chronis to Chief Security Officer, a new role within the organization. Chronis has overseen the company’s information security and IT risk management program since 2007.

Chronis has more than 15 years of risk management experience within the telecommunications, healthcare, financial and IT service industries.

“Protecting customers has been part of EarthLink’s DNA for 20 years,” said Peter Chronis, Chief Security Officer at EarthLink. “Today’s regulatory and threat landscape is more complex and our customers rely on EarthLink to serve as a trusted advisor. Our role in helping customers achieve their compliance objectives, keep their networks and data secure and have a safe online experience has never been more important.”


Chronis’ appointment to Chief Security Officer reaffirms the commitment EarthLink has to “delivering business and consumer products and services our customers rely on to help keep them safe,” noted Rick C. Froehlich, Executive Vice President of Product and Consumer at EarthLink. “Peter is a security evangelist and thought leader, and I’m confident that he will continue to innovate with next-generation network security services and sophisticated cyber threat management techniques and strategies.”



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