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Changes in management of Fox-IT due to new corporate structure

Fox-IT has restructured and is now aligned to three divisions: Managed Services, Professional Services and Crypto.

As a result, three directors have been appointed. Christian Prickaerts, Director Managed Services, Jurgen Delfos, Director Crypto and Joost Reijne, Director Professional Services. Together with managing director Erik Ploegmakers and COO Jeremy Butcher, they form the new Fox-IT board of directors.

‘’We are growing very fast, and now is the time to better align our organisation with this growth. With the divisions Managed Services, Professional Services and Crypto, we are streamlining our services so that we can serve our customers even better. This enables us, as part of NCC Group, to realise our international growth and ambitions. says Erik Ploegmakers, managing director of Fox-IT. “Christian, Joost and Jurgen each contribute their own specific expertise and experience, enabling us to respond better and faster to this growth.’’

As Director, Managed Services, Christian Prickaerts (43): is responsible for the further development of Managed Detection & Response (MDR) and online fraud management for banks (DetACT™). Christian has been with Fox-It since 2004 and has held managerial roles in forensics and managed security services.

Christian comments: ”’More and more organisations are indicating that they are unable to arm themselves adequately against digital threats and see Fox-IT as the ideal partner to help them. We focus on preventing, detecting and responding to incidents and now we have combined our MDR services across NCC Group we are able to support organisations more effectively’’

Director, Crypto, Jurgen Delfos (51) comments:. ” As a director I want to contribute to Fox-IT’s goal of creating a safer world by improving the business operations of the Crypto division, providing more space for research in the field of cryptography and further strengthening our position as an extremely reliable partner of the government.

Director, Professional Services. Joost Reijne (36) comments:. “Fox-IT provides training and advice at the highest level and as Director of our Professional Services division  I am going to ensure that we focus on creating programmes that make customers structurally more resilient to digital threats.”

Prior to joining Fox-IT, Joost was Senior Manager Cyber Consulting at PwC, where he has worked since 2004. He advised on cyber security, risk management and identity & access management. Joost studied business information technology (BIT) at the University of Twente.

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