Samir Sherif appointed by F5 as CISO

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Samir Sherif appointed by F5 as CISO
Samir Sherif appointed by F5 as CISO

Samir’s appointment is a result of F5’s unwavering commitment to ensuring the highest level of security is woven into the fabric of our operational processes and product offerings.

Samir Sherif was appointed as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) by F5 on Tuesday.

According to a statement, Sherif will be responsible for managing cybersecurity standards and programs for the company’s products and services, leading the company’s enterprise cybersecurity strategy and security culture, and demonstrating to clients and the larger industry the benefits of F5’s security solutions.

Sherif formerly held positions at Citigroup, Imperva, and Absolute Software.

Gail Coury, who is retiring on March 1st, will be succeeded by Sherif.

Tom Fountain, EVP – Global Services and Chief Strategy Officer, F5, said, “Samir’s appointment is a result of F5’s unwavering commitment to ensuring the highest level of security is woven into the fabric of our operational processes and product offerings. His vast experience and leadership in application security are assets that will propel our enterprise security measures and help us safeguard our customers’ digital experiences.”

Samir Sherif, CISO, F5, said, “As the new Chief Information Security Officer at F5, my mission is to harness our leadership in multi-cloud application security to further strengthen our enterprise cybersecurity initiatives.”

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