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SourceSentry Appoints Former PricewaterhouseCooper Partner Dr. Lawrence A. Ponemon to Board of Advisors
HOUSTON, TX -- July 7, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- SourceSentry, Inc.
(www.sourcesentry.com), a leading provider of Offshore Outsourcing management and
information security consulting services, today announced the appointment of Dr.
Lawrence A. Ponemon to the Board of Advisors. Dr. Ponemon is a critically acclaimed
author, lecturer, spokesman and pioneer in the development of privacy auditing, privacy
risk management and the ethical information management process. He is considered a
pioneer in privacy risk management and the development of the Responsible Information
Management (RIM) framework.
Dr. Ponemon has extensive experience in establishing self-regulatory frameworks for
managing privacy and data security in the United States, Canada, the European Union,
Hong Kong and other countries. He also consults with leading multinational
organizations on global privacy management programs. Dr. Ponemon will advise the
company on strategy, key customer relationships, and operational issues.
Currently, Dr. Ponemon is the Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute, a research
"think tank" dedicated to advancing responsible information management, privacy and
data protection practices in the public and private sector. In addition to Institute
leadership, Dr. Ponemon is an Adjunct Professor of Ethics and Privacy at Carnegie
Mellon University and the CIO Institute. He serves on the Unisys Corporation's Security
Advisory Board and the IBM Privacy Management Council.
Dr. Ponemon has served as an appointed member of the Advisory Committee for Privacy for
the United States Federal Trade Commission. He was also an appointed member of the
California State task force on notification of privacy and data security breaches. Dr.
Ponemon was the CEO of Privacy Council and global managing partner of the compliance
risk management practice within PricewaterhouseCoopers (he founded the firm's privacy
"As a respected leader in the high-technology industry, Dr. Ponemon comes to us with a
proven track record for developing corporate governance, privacy issues, and
information management." said Sridhar Balaji, President and CEO of SourceSentry. "With
SourceSentry's business model focused on Global 2000 companies who use offshore
outsourcing, his experience will prove invaluable to the company."
"Establishing and maintaining proper internal controls are leading concerns for
companies today that are faced with a maze of complex corporate governance and privacy
issues. SourceSentry offers a comprehensive solution that enables companies to quickly
measure, assess, and maintain their compliance to leading standards and regulatory
standards such as Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, GLBA, and ISO 17799 in a cost-effective
manner," said Dr. Ponemon.
"As an advisor to SourceSentry, I will help the company to fortify and build strong
relationships with enterprises that need a comprehensive solution for ensuring privacy
and security of their assets"
SourceSentry is the first U.S. Company to offer a comprehensive Offshore Outsourcing
Vigilance and Management solution to enterprises that outsource their Information
Technology or Business Process activities. We offer an independent and objective risk
assessment of a company's offshored IT Enabled Service (ITES) at a low cost.
SourceSentry delivers the most comprehensive range of security and risk management
solutions for Global 2000 enterprises. SourceSentry's BizSentry methodology provides
the three pillars of information and data security - confidentiality, integrity and
availability to ensure that the buyers maximize the return on their outsourced
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