Former aDolus Board Member Amit Mital Now Senior Director of the National Security Council and Special Assistant to the President
– Eric Byres, ing., ISA Fellow
VICTORIA, BC, CANADA, April 27, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – aDolus Technology Inc., a global authority on software intelligence for critical infrastructure, today announced that the board member Amit Mital was appointed by the White House to the post of principal director in the National Security Council and the special assistant to the president. In this role, Mital will focus on cybersecurity strategy and policy. Mital left the board of aDolus to take up his new role as senior director at the National Security Council on April 19.
“While Amit’s ideas and guidance will be missed, we are delighted that her deep experience has been used to guide the cybersecurity policy of the United States and her friends,” said Eric Byres, CEO of aDolus. “His contribution to our cybersecurity platform for the brokerage of security information on Industrial Control System (ICS) and IoT software has been critical to our success. We congratulate him on this unique opportunity to serve his country. “
Mital joined the board of aDolus and became an early investor as a result of the company’s participation in the Creative Destruction Lab (West) acceleration program, where he was a mentor to aDolus. He played a key role in shaping the company’s strategy to integrate major ICS vendors and respond to emerging trends in software supply chain security, such as the need for Software BOMs (SBOMs). Mital previously served as Executive Vice President, General Manager and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Symantec Corporation and spent 20 years at Microsoft in various roles.
The National Security Council is the President’s primary forum for discussing national security and foreign policy issues with senior advisers and cabinet officials. Since its inception, its function has been to advise and assist the President and coordinate national security issues between government agencies.
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