Abacus Group expands into MSSP Market with new appointment

Abacus Group, a Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP), has appointed Stu Solomon as Non-Executive Director.

Stu currently holds the role of President of Recorded Future with over 1,600 clients across more than 70 countries. He will provide an independent voice to the board, blending practitioner-based expertise with years of experience in the vendor landscape to give strategic insights from a business and technology perspective.

Chris Grandi, CEO of Abacus Group said, “We are thrilled to welcome someone with the experience, calibre, and robust security expertise of Stu to the board. His insights will be an immense asset to Abacus Group as we continue to expand and diversify our portfolio of cybersecurity services. Alternative investment firms increasingly rely on outsourced providers to manage their technology and cybersecurity needs – and Stu’s appointment will help us keep cutting-edge yet practical security at the centre of all our services and products.”

Prior to his current role at Recorded Future, Stu served as Chief Technology Officer and Chief Strategy Officer for the multi-billion-dollar Global Security VAR and Integration firm Optiv and has run multiple large MSSPs and global services businesses. Solomon also helped to build out Bank of America’s cybersecurity program as a Senior Vice President. His deep well of client knowledge and decades of experience growing business models at scale will help Abacus Group develop its holistic approach to cybersecurity by supporting the entire security program lifecycle, from technology components and appliances to policy and compliance practices.

Stu Solomon, Non-Executive Director at Abacus Group added, “I have joined the board at a very exciting time in Abacus Group’s growth journey. As the business continues to distinguish itself as an MSSP with leading-edge cybersecurity at the forefront of its offering, I look forward to helping Abacus Group meet the needs of the business and its rapidly growing customer base.”

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