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Guetschow in as CTO at HiveWatch

Guetschow in as CTO at HiveWatch

LOS ANGELES – Physical security software company HiveWatch has announced the appointment of Rick Guetschow as its new chief technology officer.

HiveWatch stated that Guetschow will be developing the long-term strategy for technological implementation across the organization, contribute to data security management for HiveWatch, while working alongside its engineering and product teams to deliver ongoing innovation for the HiveWatch Global Security Operations Center (GSOC) Operating System (OS). 

HiveWatch“My mission is to foster a culture of information and data security so that HiveWatch can continue to innovate quickly and solve some of the biggest challenges that the physical security industry faces,” Guetschow said. “While the Internet of Things is more prevalent in physical security now than ever before, we’ve seen that there are significant gaps in the security of these devices that must be addressed. I look forward to adding to the foundation on which HiveWatch is built to minimize risk and be more proactive.”   

Guetschow can claim more than 20 years of experience in information security, compliance, and cybersecurity. He recently served as the Information Security Officer at Episource, overseeing the vision and strategy for cloud architecture and implementation, and compliance oversight under HIPAA and HITRUST.

“Adding Rick as CTO is a testament to the dedication we have in building a product that is fundamentally tech-forward, with compliance and data security at the forefront,” said Ryan Schonfeld, Founder & CEO, HiveWatch. “Rick’s background and experience brings a lot of value to our organization, particularly as we strengthen the relationship between IT and physical security leadership, adding more capabilities to the HiveWatch platform, and building an information security program that keeps customers’ people and organizations safe.”

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