Victoria, British Columbia—Plurilock Security Inc. (TSXV: PLUR) (OTCQB: PLCKF) (“Plurilock” or the “Company”), an innovative cybersecurity company that provides frictionless and continuous authentication using machine learning and behavioral biometrics, is pleased to announce that retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral, Jan E. Tighe has been appointed to the Company’s Advisory Board.
Dr. Tighe was commissioned as a cryptologist who graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, with a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics and a Doctorate in Electrical Engineering.
Over a 20-year federal career, Dr. Tighe served as the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare, Director of Naval Intelligence, Fleet Commander of the U.S. Fleet Cyber Command, and Deputy Director of Operations in the U.S. Cyber Command. As a managing director and technology leader on the corporate board of the U.S. Navy, Dr. Tighe was responsible for providing digital expertise and planning to support core infrastructure, many thousands of air and sea craft, and hundreds of thousands of federal employees.
As a senior leader and seasoned cyber operations expert, Dr. Tighe has followed her storied national service career by sitting as an independent director on the boards of Goldman Sachs, IronNet Cybersecurity, Progressive Insurance, and Huntsman Chemical.
“Plurilock’s use of AI for identity assurance is quite compelling as they seek to deliver innovative authentication solutions that can protect against both insider and cyber threats,” said ADM Tighe. “Given that Plurilock’s authentication technology is designed to solve many of today’s cyber-related problems, I am excited to assist this groundbreaking company in bringing their technology to a wider audience.”
“We are delighted to have Dr. Jan Tighe onboard at Plurilock where her guidance in mission critical cybersecurity work will be vital in expanding our outreach to security conscious enterprises across North America,” said Ian L. Paterson, CEO of Plurilock. “With our company currently in growth phase, having a retired Vice Admiral on our advisory board will enable us to establish a stronger presence in the North American and Federal Government verticals.”
Plurilock granted Dr. Tighe an option to acquire 50,000 shares at an exercise price of $0.50 per share and vesting over three years from the date of grant.
Plurilock is an innovative, identity-centric cybersecurity company that reduces or eliminates the need for passwords, extra authentication steps, and cumbersome authentication devices. Plurilock’s software leverages state-of-the-art behavioral-biometric, environmental, and contextual technologies to provide invisible, adaptive, and risk-based authentication solutions with the lowest possible cost and complexity. Plurilock enables organizations to compute safely-and with peace of mind.
For more information, visit https://www.plurilock.com or contact:
Ian L. Paterson
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
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