April 15, 2020: McLean, Virginia – HumanTouch, LLC announced today that Les Buday, an IT Systems Integrator and Cybersecurity Professional, will join the organization as Director for Cybersecurity. Mr. Buday is the former President and Chief Operating Officer of Tetrad Digital Integrity (TDI).
“Les brings great depth and understanding of infrastructure, systems and risk management,” said Rick Hill, Senior Vice President of HumanTouch. “This is an unprecedented time in our business for the role of cybersecurity and recovery. Having Les on our team is a boon to our clients. He will be instrumental in driving strategy and response to security challenges in the government and corporate IT sectors.”
“I see so many implications looming around cybersecurity and the continually evolving organizational ecosystem that broadens the threat landscape – to include Cloud, Mobile, and IoT,” Les Buday said. “The repercussions ripple outward, especially with current events that directly impact how we conduct business today. We need to examine the way the current workforce is collaborating on a multitude of computer devices and shared platforms - endpoints that extend well beyond traditional boundaries of the 'corporate network.' We must understand how to manage the potential risks introduced by this new paradigm to securely execute strategic mission and business outcomes.”
Les’ talents will be well utilized in helping clients identify and improve their operational risk posture, as well as introduce strategies for implementing processes, and technology solutions that allow organizations to conduct their business and interact with their customers securely.
Les is positioned within HumanTouch to play a key role in guiding business development, thought leadership, and collaboration across Federal clients and business partners to effectively manage their cybersecurity risk.
Les received his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Virginia Tech, and earned his M.S. from George Mason University in Software Systems Engineering. Prior to leading Service Delivery at TDI, Les was Vice President of Operations at Primescape Solutions, Inc. and an IT Director at Stanley Associates, Inc. He is an active member of the CMMC Accreditation Body, the Cyber Bytes Foundation, and PMI.
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