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Cryptzone CSO Appointed to Corporate Council for the Citizens Crime Commission of New York City

September 6, 2016

Former FBI Special Agent Joins Non Profit Council Committed to Improving Criminal Justice and Public Safety Policies and Practices

Waltham, MA – Sept. 6, 2016 – Cryptzone, a provider of dynamic, context-aware network security software, today announced that Leo Taddeo, the company’s Chief Security Officer, has been appointed to the Corporate Council for the Citizens Crime Commission for New York City. Taddeo is also the former Special Agent in Charge of the Special Operations/Cyber Division of the FBI’s New York Office. At Cryptzone, he is responsible for analyzing the cybersecurity market to help shape the firm’s vision for security solutions.

Taddeo’s appointment to the Corporate Council will help the non-partisan, non-profit organization continue to work towards improving criminal justice and public safety policies and practices through innovation, research and education.

Founded in 1978 by concerned members of the business community, the Citizens Crime Commission of New York City has been a leader in converting ideas that address crime, and protect the economic and social viability of New York City, into action for over 30 years. As the criminal justice landscape of New York City has changed, the Crime Commission’s work has evolved with it.

“I’m honored to serve on the Corporate Council for the Citizens Crime Commission of New York City,” said Leo Taddeo, CSO for Cryptzone. “Through my role at Cryptzone, I’m able to gain deep insight not only into the latest techniques and tactics used by cybercriminals, but also the disruptive technologies that enable companies and individuals to defend against advanced cyber threats and breaches. I’m excited to contribute this knowledge to the Corporate Council. As former FBI agent and native New Yorker, I’m proud to help with New York City’s safety through the great work of the Commission.”

About Cryptzone 
Cryptzone reduces the enterprise attack surface by 99% with its secure network access solutions. Using a distributed, scalable and highly available Software-Defined Perimeter model, Cryptzone protects applications and content from internal and external threats while significantly lowering costs. In cloud environments including AWS and Azure, Cryptzone provides user access control, increases operational agility and improves the ability to meet regulatory and compliance standards. More than 450 companies rely on Cryptzone to secure their network and data. For more information visit

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