Colonial Pipeline Appoints Adam Tice Chief Information Security Officer

“Adam is a leading expert in his field and brings well-established credentials – both in terms of leadership experience and technical skills,” said Joe Blount, President and CEO of Colonial Pipeline. “We remain committed to continuing our investments in cybersecurity. Adding Adam to the team is an important next step in our journey to mature and improve our defenses – and in our efforts to deepen our public-private partnerships in cybersecurity.

Tice has a proven track record of solving the most complex and sensitive security issues in post-breach environments.

“American businesses, large and small, are increasingly becoming targets for nation-state actors or cybercriminals with varying motives. As we have seen with the various cybersecurity incidents over the past year, a bad day can have a ripple effect across the country,” mentioned Adam Tice. “What’s important in a post-offence environment is the willingness to invest in technology, talent and infrastructure to come back even stronger from an incident. I’m looking forward to being a part of the team. Colonial and to carry out this important mission of keeping our critical infrastructures safe.”

Most recently, Tice led security operations, detection and response, threat intelligence and investigations at Silicon Valley Bank. There, he was tasked with overseeing the bank’s cyber defenses and ensuring that the management team remained informed of the latest threats to the financial industry.

Tice developed expertise in navigating post-breach environments when he joined Equifax as Senior Vice President of Cyber ​​Operations after their 2017 incident. In this role, he helped build and cultivate a team of more than 130 security professionals while working to mature and improve the organization’s security program. Earlier in his career, he worked as a consultant at leading cybersecurity consultancy, Mandiant, and defense contractor Lockheed Martin.

Tice earned a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems in 2000 from Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina.

About Colonial Pipeline: Colonial Pipeline Company, founded in 1962, connects refineries – primarily located on the Gulf Coast – to customers and markets in the South and Eastern United States through a network of pipelines that stretches over 5,500 miles. The company supplies refined petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, heating oil and fuel for the US military. Colonial is committed to ensuring safety and environmental stewardship in all of its operations. More information about Colonial is available at www.colpipe.com.

SOURCE Colonial Pipeline Company