CHICAGO and ATLANTA, Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the largest human capital solutions companies in the world, CareerBuilder has continually invested in developing cutting-edge IT security. Today, the company is excited to announce that it has added a chief information officer and chief information security officer to its senior executive team, a new expanded role for CareerBuilder that focuses on both security and innovation. It is one of the first of its kind in the industry.
Joining CareerBuilder is Anthony Dupree, a top innovator in cybersecurity with a career spanning more than two decades. Known for taking a holistic approach and creating a security culture within organizations, Dupree has been the driving force behind global enterprise IT security, network infrastructure and risk and compliance strategies for Fortune 500 organizations.
As CIO and CISO for CareerBuilder, Dupree oversees infrastructure, development opportunities, cloud and security to ensure that CareerBuilder clients and users are protected in a safe ecosystem. He is responsible for directing CareerBuilder's global IT and information security vision, policies and programs to execute a state-of-the-art defense.
"Employers need to be hypervigiliant in today's environment where there is a large and growing number of cyber threats," said Irina Novoselsky, President and COO of CareerBuilder. "A key focus for CareerBuilder is providing the most comprehensive security in the industry, and having Anthony on board underscores our commitment to anticipating and proactively addressing future vulnerabilities. Anthony is an established thought leader with deep expertise in building watertight security and technology, and his unique role will set new standards for the industry."
"One of the reasons why I was drawn to CareerBuilder is that security is not just a priority for the organization, it is ingrained in the company culture," Dupree said. "At the core of CareerBuilder's structure is an indepth, multi-layered defense model that combines the power of people, technology and operations to ensure the company and its partners are protected. This model puts us in the best position to safeguard against outside threats, and I look forward to building upon it in exciting new ways."
Before joining CareerBuilder, Dupree served as the CIO and CISO of Novitex. He also held senior roles at McGraw-Hill Education, Elizabeth Arden and Toys R Us, managing global enterprise IT security, network infrastructure and risk and compliance programs. Dupree received his Bachelor of Art in Communications from New York Institute of Technology and a Masters of Technology from Stevens Institute of Technology. He holds certifications from the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council).
Dupree is also a decorated Army Reserve Officer who served for 28 years before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He received numerous awards, including the Bronze Star for Operation Iraqi Freedom – the second highest award for any soldier to receive.
CareerBuilder is a global, end-to-end human capital solutions company focused on helping employers find, hire and manage great talent. Combining advertising, software and services, CareerBuilder leads the industry in recruiting solutions, employment screening and human capital management. CareerBuilder is majority-owned by Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) and operates in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.careerbuilder.com.