Former Miami Dade County Schools CIO Debbie Karcher Joins iboss as Senior Advisor
BOSTON Mass., January 16, 2018 – iboss, provider of iboss cloud, a leading cloud-based internet security platform, announced today that it has hired Debbie Karcher as a Senior Education Advisor. Karcher is the former CIO of Miami Dade County Schools, the fourth largest school district in the United States.
While CIO of Miami Dade County Schools, Karcher was responsible for ensuring the 400,000 devices connected to the Miami Dade County Schools network had reliable internet access and deploying 1:1 initiatives. In addition, Debbie was responsible for securing student data against cyberattacks both in the classroom and at home. Karcher will leverage her experience running one of the largest school districts in the country to help iboss continue developing its technology so it aligns with the upcoming rules and regulations required for educational organizations.
The iboss cloud is designed to secure user internet access in the cloud, including enterprises and school districts. By offering seamless content filtering and selective SSL decryption, the iboss cloud ensures safe access to the internet and helps ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations including the Children’s Internet Protection Act and new cybersecurity laws driven by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
“We’re very excited to welcome Debbie to the iboss team,” said Paul Martini, CEO and co-founder, iboss. “Her experience in Miami Dade, where she was responsible for managing and securing one of the nation’s largest wireless networks, will help support our mission of protecting distributed organizations.”
iboss is a cloud security company that provides organizations secure access to the Internet and their applications on any device, from any location, in the cloud. Leveraging a purpose-built cloud architecture backed by 110 patents and patents-pending and over 100 points of presence globally, iboss protects more than 4000 organizations worldwide in the cloud eliminating the need for legacy on-prem appliances. To learn more, visit www.iboss.com.