Melanie Thomas Joins Bridgepointe as Vice President of Cybersecurity

Author: Mike Pereira
Melanie Thomas is the company’s new Vice President of Cybersecurity.

Respected cybersecurity leader and educator to lead growing security practice

Bridgepointe Technologies (“Bridgepointe” or the “Company”), a tech advisory firm that provides mid-market and enterprise companies a better way to buy, manage and implement technology today announced that Melanie Thomas is the company’s new Vice President of Cybersecurity.

Thomas joins Bridgepointe from LevelBlue, formerly AT&T Cybersecurity, where she held the role of Principal-Cybersecurity, overseeing services such as Managed Threat Detect and Respond (MTDR) and Managed Endpoint Security (MES), in addition to advising security and consulting teams on active customer incident response engagements. A respected leader in the cybersecurity space, Melanie is also an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego and holds multiple certifications, along with a M.S. in Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management.

“We’re happy to have Melanie join our team as her experience and credentials will help us continue to grow our established security practice and team,” shared Michael Pereira, Executive Vice President of Technology. “Security is no longer a set of solutions, but a strategic need for our enterprise clients across all technology platforms. Melanie’s deep experience handling cybersecurity incidents, along with her background as an educator will be an incredible asset in a rapidly changing market as everyone from executives to end-users need a better understanding of potential risks.”

In this newly created role, Thomas will work closely with the existing technology team to expand the cybersecurity practice and play a hands-on role with both the education and technical requirements of enterprise clients.

“I’ve had the opportunity to work closely with the Bridgepointe team over the years, and have been watching the firm’s evolution closely,” said Melanie Thomas, Vice President of Cybersecurity, Bridgepointe. “I’m excited to join the team as they lead the way in ensuring that cybersecurity isn’t an afterthought. With new types of attacks emerging daily, it’s more crucial than ever that companies of all sizes leverage best-in-breed security tools and services to protect their environments and data.”

“Security is no longer a set of solutions, but a strategic need for our enterprise clients across all technology platforms. Melanie’s deep experience handling cybersecurity incidents, along with her background as an educator will be an incredible asset in a rapidly changing market as everyone from executives to end-users need a better understanding of potential risks.”

About Bridgepointe Technologies

Bridgepointe Technologies is a leading tech advisory firm that provides mid-market and enterprise companies with the better way to buy, manage and implement technology. Founded in 2002, the firm has helped over 12,000 companies discover the difference our deep experience and proven process makes. The firm offers a full range of strategic solutions and services, including Lifecycle Management and Customer Experience. 

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