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Arvig promotes Eric Wilkens to cybersecurity engineer

Arvig has promoted Eric S. Wilkens to the role of Cybersecurity Engineer, according to a news release. Wilkens is responsible for cybersecurity and incident response initiatives. Wilkens is also a member of the Air National Guard, where he mainta...

Arvig has promoted Eric S. Wilkens to the role of Cybersecurity Engineer, according to a news release. Wilkens is responsible for cybersecurity and incident response initiatives. Wilkens is also a member of the Air National Guard, where he maintains systems and current defensive mechanisms.

"Eric brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience to this role," Staci Malikowski, Arvig Chief Financial Officer, said in the release. "His background in networking, system engineering and information security, will be assets both to him and Arvig as he works to provide the innovation and leadership the cybersecurity role demands."

Wilkens began his career at Arvig in 2015 as a System Engineer and led system engineering project planning and implementation. In that role he also led Arvig's information security program, recommending and implementing risk management and disaster recovery plans.

Wilkens holds a Ph.D. in Information Technology specializing in Information Assurance and Security. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and holds several other technical certifications.

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