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28 February 2019

PortSwigger Web Security today announced the appointment of Ollie Whitehouse as a Non-Executive Director of the Board.

Dafydd Stuttard, CEO of PortSwigger, said: "We are very excited to welcome Ollie to our Board. Ollie has huge experience in the cyber security industry, spanning deep technical research, consultancy, strategy, and executive management. The breadth and depth of his skills and knowledge will help PortSwigger to shape and deliver its strategy in the years ahead. Our strengthened Board will support the executive team in making the right decisions as we upscale and mature as an organization."

Ollie Whitehouse said: "It is an exciting time to join the board of an industry pioneer and respected linchpin. As enterprises wrestle with the cyber resilience of their web estates and the market for solutions only growing there is huge opportunity for PortSwigger. Helping the executive team to devise and execute a strategy which captures this market whilst staying true to its roots of innovation and technical excellence is a great opportunity."

PortSwigger Web Security is a global leader in application security testing (AST). Its cutting-edge software is used by over 15,000 customers in 130 countries to help them secure their web applications.

Ollie Whitehouse is CTO of NCC Group, with responsibility for technical strategy, product management, research and development, and public affairs functions. He is Research and Science Adviser to the UK Government, providing advice to a number of central government departments around cyber security. He has previously served as Advisory Board Member of Cyber Security Challenge UK and Codebashing, and Cyber Security Adviser to the Institution of Engineering and Technology.