Former IBM Exec Andrew Borene Appointed Symantec National Security Group Head

Andrew Borene

Andrew Borene, a certified information systems security professional and former IBM (NYSE: IBM) executive, has been appointed senior director of the federal national security group at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC).

He will lead a team that offers integrated technology platforms and services meant to help government clients defend against cyber threats, Symantec said Tuesday.

Over the past year, Borene has served as program director for homeland security at the National Security Institute at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School.

He previously worked as senior executive within IBM’s federal business and led corporate development on the i2 intelligence analysis platform. His other private-sector roles included senior manager at Deloitte, director of corporate development and assistant general counsel at ReconRobotics and program manager at LexisNexis.

Borene also served as a contractor senior adviser at the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, an associate deputy general counsel at the Department of Defense and an intelligence officer at the U.S. Marine Corps.

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