Press Release

Coalfire Appoints Mark Carney as Executive Vice President, Cybersecurity Services

September 6, 2018

New appointment to drive continued innovation and support world-class customer service

Westminster, CO – Sept. 06, 2018 –Coalfire, a provider of cybersecurity advisory services, announced today that the company has appointed Mark Carney as Executive Vice President, Cybersecurity Services.

In this position, Carney will oversee Coalfire’s Cyber Risk, Cyber Engineering and Labs teams with the goal of driving innovation, cutting-edge research and continuous improvement in delivery excellence to ensure customer satisfaction. Carney will focus on overseeing programs that support Coalfire clients through their cybersecurity transformation process from designing architectural and resiliency foundations, to program strategy and board communication.

We are pleased to bring Mark on our team and welcome his depth of experience,” said Tom McAndrew, CEO of Coalfire. “Mark brings decades of experience in building world-class cybersecurity programs and helping CISOs, Boards of Directors and technology providers with their cybersecurity strategies. His vision will continue to grow our Labs, Cyber Risk Advisory and Cyber Engineering services.”

Prior to joining Coalfire, Carney was Vice President of Global Services at Kudelski Security, where he led the strategy, growth and operational execution of their international cybersecurity services business. He previously worked at Fishnet Security (now Optiv), and FireMon in executive roles. 

Carney holds a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in management information systems and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He is a frequent guest lecturer for the Master's Information Security Course at the University of Kansas and sits on the Advisory Board for Security by The Numbers.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Coalfire. This organization’s unique position in the market as a leading pure-play, independent cybersecurity firm continues to fuel our rapid growth. It’s evident that our focus is on partnering with our customers to successfully manage and navigate the evolving risks of this new digital world. By continuing to develop innovative strategies and integrated cyber programs that protect our clients’ valuable assets and mitigate cyber risk, we plan to be on the front lines of addressing complex and emerging challenges related to cyber risk management, resiliency and cloud transformation,” said Carney.

About Coalfire
Coalfire is the trusted cybersecurity advisor that helps private and public-sector organizations avert threats, close gaps and effectively manage risk. By providing independent and tailored advice, assessments, technical testing and cyber engineering services, we help clients develop scalable programs that improve their security posture, achieve their business objectives and fuel their continued success. Coalfire has been a cybersecurity thought leader for more than 17 years and has offices throughout the United States and Europe. For more information, visit

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For Coalfire