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Press Releases

CERTIPATH APPOINTS GEORGE BAKER AS CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER

RESTON, Va. – October 11, 2022

    CertiPath, an innovator and leader in high-assurance identity, credential, and access management services for highly regulated environments, announces the appointment of George Baker as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).
    George will report to Jeff Nigriny, CEO and Founder, with responsibility for CertiPath's combined technology and cybersecurity portfolios. He brings over twenty years of experience with the US and international government, financial services, healthcare, technology, and energy sectors, having worked in a range of consulting and in-house technology roles from SaaS and cybersecurity startups to large enterprise.
    George served as Director of Information Security at Exostar, a cloud service provider that delivered identity management, collaboration, and supply chain services to the aerospace & defense, life sciences, and financial services communities. He then led a team of highly experienced cybersecurity consultants at Foreground Security, acquired by Raytheon’s Cybersecurity and Special Missions business in 2015, with a service portfolio that included management of Red/Blue team engagements, as well as oversight of security advisory and architecture services for high-profile clients and critical infrastructures.
    Most recently, George was a member of the leadership team at Caliburn International/Acuity International, with a focus on applying best-of-breed cybersecurity and information technology capabilities across disparate business units and worldwide operations, as well as work as an independent consultant. He holds a BA in International Affairs from George Washington University and numerous (ISC)² certifications – CISSP, CCSP, CSSLP, ISSAP and ISSMP.
    “CertiPath has grown considerably both in terms of customers and criticality of security capabilities being delivered. We were deliberate in hiring CertiPath’s first CISO at this juncture and could think of no better person to hold it. George will provide tremendous value to both our customers and to our enterprise,” said Jeff Nigriny.
    For more information about CertiPath, please visit www.certipath.com or call (703) 793-7870.

CertiPath TrustVisitor, the highest assurance visitor management platform, partners with NextgenID’s Trusted Services Solution

WASHINGTON, DC. – October 04 2022

    NextgenID, an identity proofing, credential management, and e-government services company providing patented Supervised Remote Identity Proofing (SRIP) solutions for low, medium, and high assurance identity levels, and CertiPath, an innovator and leader in high-assurance identity, credential, and access management services for highly regulated environments, are announcing a partnership at the Identity Week America 2022 Conference October 4-5, 2022 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C. The integration of the two platforms will enhance security and flexibility for government agencies and commercial businesses that require a solution that incorporates real-time identity proofing and credential validation for physical access to their infrastructure by local and remote visitors. NextgenID’s solution provides a robust platform of hardware portals, software, and call center services to support advanced identity proofing, credential activation, and credential management. Users of TrustVisitor can utilize the NextgenID solution to identify and authenticate themselves and any previously issued credentials as a seamless part of the TrustVisitor pre-registration and check-in process.
    “Integration with CertiPath’s TrustVisitor will be an excellent example of NextgenID’s extensible solution. Visitor Management is a critical component of an overall security posture and having a real-time solution that supports high assurance level environments is a primary need for our government clients,” says Mohab Murrar, CEO of NextgenID. The integrated solution supports any credential assurance level and credential type.
    “NextgenID’s solution allows for complex tasks to be self-service. This translates to far greater lobby efficiency, even in the most tightly controlled facilities. Our aim is to accelerate the adoption and use of high assurance credentials for physical access control to sensitive facilities. Users will be able to pre-register, check-in, and check out on the same portal unit, providing increased security, greater efficiency, and user satisfaction. At the same time, lowering costs and reducing wait times,” said Jeff Nigriny, Chief Executive Officer of CertiPath. No other COTS Visitor Management System has integrated with a High (IAL-3) Assurance Identity Proofing solution.
    Interested parties can contact NextgenID for additional information and a solution demonstration.

CERTIPATH APPOINTS JEFFREY D. NIGRINY TO CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

RESTON, Va. – December 9, 2020

    CertiPath, an innovator and leader in high-assurance identity, credential and access management services for highly regulated environments, announces the appointment of Jeff Nigriny to Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. As the founder of the company in 2004, Nigriny formally held the position of President and replaces Shawn Hughes as CEO. Hughes will assume the role of Chief Experience Officer to enhance the customer experience for CertiPath’s growing client base.
    Nigriny’s 23-year career in the IT industry has focused primarily on information security. Prior to CertiPath, Nigriny served as the Chief Information Security Officer of a major aerospace and defense provider for nine years, where he amassed a broad base of information security expertise. Since forming CertiPath, established out of the need to address the evolving importance of identity systems and their role in enterprise-class information security, Nigriny oversaw the mechanisms and policies to create overall protection and how both can be judged effective and consistently enforced within government and corporate systems alike.
    Nigriny holds a master’s degree in information systems management from the American University. He is one of a small handful of experts throughout the world that has a thorough understanding of identity in both logical and physical security and is a frequent speaker at security and industry conferences.
    For more information about CertiPath, please visit www.certipath.com or call (703) 793-7870.

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