Positioned for accelerated growth in the cybersecurity market, Praetorian taps new leader to ensure that it scales appropriately while maintaining its hyper-growth track record.
AUSTIN, Texas – July 2, 2018 – Praetorian, a leading provider of information security solutions for enterprise IT and product portfolios, today announced the appointment of Chris Hendricks as vice president of services. Reporting to the CEO, Hendricks will apply a commitment to operational excellence and ensure that Praetorian scales appropriately as it maintains its hyper-growth track record.
Hendricks brings to his new position more than 15 years of experience in national security, cybercrime investigations, cybersecurity operations centers, incident response, threat hunting, and information security consulting. A decorated military leader and law enforcement veteran, Hendricks served as an agent and computer crimes investigator with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (OSI) and the Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team (AFCERT). Prior to joining Praetorian, Hendricks served as vice president of security operations services at Delta Risk, a Chertoff Group company.
“The Praetorian team is phenomenal,” said Hendricks. “It’s a privilege to support those hardworking professionals as the company continues to grow. We feel fortunate to have earned the trust of Praetorian’s amazing customers, and I’m personally excited to help continue that tradition as we innovate and expand our impact.”
Hendricks is now responsible for leading and scaling Praetorian’s best-in-class professional services team, while overseeing delivery of a wide portfolio of information security services.
As a collective of highly technical engineers and developers offering deep security expertise, Praetorian was founded in 2010 to solve the toughest challenges faced by today’s leading organizations across an ever-evolving digital threat landscape. The firm’s exceptional reputation is supported by its talent density, “customer first” mentality, success-oriented culture, and drive for innovation.
“I am excited that Chris is joining the Praetorian team. Chris brings with him the kind of proven leadership and seasoned experience that we need to expand the value proposition of our service offerings as we transition Praetorian from a $10M to a $100M company,” said Nathan Sportsman, CEO at Praetorian.