Information Defense Announces Board Changes

NEW YORK, July 24 /PRNewswire/ — Information Defense Corporation, the premier provider of innovative information security strategies and services for leading global and mission critical organizations announces changes to its Board of Advisors.  These appointments strengthen the organization and provide significant leadership to the company as it continues to best align its resources to address the growing information security concerns of the marketplace.

“Our ability to attract this prestigious and uniquely qualified group of industry experts further validates our strategic direction, vision, and solutions. These exceptional individuals add significant depth to our organization and our ability to serve the marketplace,” said Philip L. “Phil” Hayden, Chief Executive Officer, IDC.

Effective immediately the following individuals are appointed to the Board of Advisors:

Mr. Lewis Shealy, Jr., Former VP of Loss Prevention, Asset Protection and Safety for Eckerd Corporation. Mr. Shealy is an industry recognized innovator having revolutionized retail security and asset protection methods. Mr. Shealy served our military and federal intelligence services for a number of years and continues to be a leading voice in the retail marketspace.

Mr. J. David Gibbs, Managing Director and General Counsel of Alacrity, a leading provider of services to the insurance industry. Mr. Gibbs in an innovative insurance executive and former President and CEO for Travelers Property Casualty Corp, and is an expert in the areas of risk and asset protection.

Mr. Peter Boyle, Senior Vice President Technology at NYSE Euronext. Mr. Boyle is a technology executive currently responsible for the management of the NYSE Trading Floor Support, corporate development, and infrastructure support environments. Mr. Boyle is an industry expert and thought leader serving the financial services space.

Mr. Scott Alswang, Senior Vice President — SOS Security and retired US Secret Service Agent. Mr. Alswang is a security expert having organized protective advances integrating physical, electronic and intelligence gathering techniques. Mr. Alswang has served US Presidents, Heads of State, Dignitaries, and high profile Corporate Executives on a global scale and is a highly recognized expert.

About Information Defense Corporation

Information Defense Corporation is dedicated to reducing the risk of cyber-crime and its disruptive impact in the marketplace. IDC provides innovative approaches to identifying and securing business assets, intellectual property and other invaluable electronic information stolen through social, network based hacking, and other means, by foreign espionage, organized crime, internal accomplices and others. More information on Information Defense can be found on the web at

SOURCE: Information Defense Corporation

CONTACT: Philip L. Hayden of Information Defense Corporation,

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