MONROE, La., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Betz joins CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL, news, filings) as its Chief Security Officer, responsible for leading the company's corporate security, information security and security product development teams.
"Customers rely on CenturyLink to help them protect their homes, their businesses and global critical infrastructure," said Aamir Hussain, executive vice president and chief technology officer for CenturyLink. "Chris brings a wealth of knowledge informed by the right mix of experience, from his service in the United States Air Force to overseeing product security for one of the world's foremost brands."
Previously, Betz led security for Apple products and has held leadership roles in information security, security operations and response and security intelligence at Microsoft, CBS Corporation and the National Security Agency (NSA).
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world's best networking company by solving customers' increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers' trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.
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