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Halborn Appoints New Field CISO Paul Merugu



February 9th, 2022

Halborn is thrilled to announce the appointment of Paul Merugu as the new Field CISO to spearhead our ambitious scaling and product development plans following our recent acquisition of Web3 automation startup Abyss Consulting and the launch of our new Research and Development division, Halborn Labs.

Paul Merugu is a cybersecurity industry expert with over 15 years of experience working across multiple industries including banking, financial services, healthcare, insurance, hospitality, retail and technology. He has held senior positions at Ernst & Young Consulting and CA Technologies where he worked as a trusted security adviser to various Fortune 500 companies and successfully delivered several large security programs. He has a background in computer science and specialized in security architecture. He’s an engineer at heart who loves to dig into complex cyber security problems and solve them with modern technology. 

 “Halborn is one of the best blockchain and DeFi security companies in the world,” said Merugu. “I am incredibly excited to work with the impressive roster of security talent at Halborn to develop a full stack offering of security services and products for DeFi, Web3, NFTs and smart contract platforms.” 

Halborn Co-Founder and CISO Steven Walbroehl echoes Merugu’s excitement: “Paul’s appointment as the Field CISO takes the Halborn’s cybersecurity growth trajectory to a new horizon. His undoubtable tech, management and people skills will be a strong asset to scale and expand Halborn’s security services and products in the near future.”

Halborn has been one of the fastest growing companies in the Web3 space, with over 150 blockchain companies as clients and a staggering 1,150% YoY growth rate. If you’re a security expert looking to join our team, visit our Careers page and get in touch!