Dallas, USA, September 16, 2020 – Lineal Services, a global AI-enabled legal data services organisation, announced today that Angel Jones has joined the company as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), based out of Washington, DC.
A cybersecurity veteran, Angel brings over 20 years of cybersecurity experience to Lineal. In this critical role, Angel will be responsible for driving the Lineal cyber resiliency program across the organization, protecting the privacy and security of our customers, people and business.
Angels career began as a Special Agent with the U.S. Coast Guard, where he acquired the unique expertise that made him the go-to subject matter expert for complex cybersecurity matters and cyber breach investigations. Before joining Lineal, Angel served as the Chief Security Officer for Archer Systems. Prior to this, he was the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer at PwC, leading a global cybersecurity practice proactively protecting clients from active cyber threats. Moreover, Angel actively serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Virginia teaching undergraduate and graduate cybersecurity courses.
“I am honored to be joining Lineal where I’ll have the opportunity to lead the company into a new chapter of maturity in how we protect our services, systems, data, and ultimately, our customers, and I look forward to working with the teams across business units as the company leverages ever-evolving technological innovations,” said Angel.
Commenting on the appointment, TJ Collins, COO at Lineal states,
“Angel’s expertise in cybersecurity is truly staggering, and we feel incredibly privileged to have such a high caliber individual on our team who can help us facilitate our goals.”
Lineal created the CISO role to address the increased security requirements when engaging in modern enterprise and cloud IT environments.
“In this era of big data and data science, integrating security and privacy into the fabric of the work we do on a daily basis is more important than ever. As our business interests continue to expand, continuously upgrading our information security operations is an essential priority for Lineal,” said Collins.
Angel holds several industry certifications to include, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), Digital Forensics Certified Practitioner (DFCP) and Certified Cellebrite Operator (CCO).
Angel is an aviation enthusiast and holds an FAA commercial pilot license. He enjoys traveling with his wife and two kids for great food experiences…Pre-COVID.
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About Lineal – Lineal Services (www.linealservices.com), is a legal data services organization leveraging AI and process-driven workflows to solve information governance, discovery, privacy, compliance, DSAR, conversion, and cyber issues for law firms and corporations. Headquartered in London, and with global operations throughout the North and South America, Europe and Asia, Lineal has been delivering pioneering solutions since 2009.
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