Jamil Farshchi, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Equifax, has been named CISO of the Year by CIO Dive, a leading industry news publisher.
“I’m humbled and honored to receive this recognition from CIO Dive, which I consider a testament to the great team we have built and the progress we have made in security at Equifax,” said Farshchi.
The 2018 Dive Awards recognize the industry’s top disruptors and innovators. These executives, companies, trends and breakthroughs are transforming the industry and shaping the future. CIO Dive solicited suggestions for title nominees from its 63,000+ readers. Winners were chosen by the editors of CIO Dive based on resonance and industry impact.
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Equifax is a global information solutions company that uses unique data, innovative analytics, technology and industry expertise to power organizations and individuals around the world by transforming knowledge into insights that help make more informed business and personal decisions.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., Equifax operates or has investments in 24 countries in North America, Central and South America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. It is a member of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500® Index, and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EFX. Equifax employs approximately 11,000 employees worldwide.