Beth-Anne Bygum, chief security and compliance officer for Acxiom, has been named to the Forge Institute Advisory Board.
Little Rock’s Forge Institute provides cyber training to Arkansas’ workforce and numerous tech-based companies. The advisory board is instrumental in guiding Forge Institute’s mission to become a national leader for advanced cyber workforce training and the development of cyber-defense tactics.
“Acxiom and I very much support Forge Institute’s mission to transform Arkansas and the nation’s workforce into capable cyber defenders,” Bygum said. “I’m glad to lend whatever I can to harden our country’s cyber defenses.”
Bygum has more than 25 years of experience in directing programs related to information security, risk management, IT compliance, information governance and IT training. In her role at Acxiom, Bygum collaborates with leaders across the company, advancing innovative security solutions to enable digital and cloud transformation strategies. She is the latest cybersecurity expert to join the Forge Institute Advisory Board, which also includes former and current members of major companies and defense institutions such as the CIA, FBI and U.S. Military.