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Kylie Watson takes on expanded role as DXC Technology’s head of security for Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Africa

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Singapore – IT services and consulting firm DXC Technology has recently announced that it has appointed Kylie Watson as the head of security for Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa, expanding her responsibilities beyond her current role as head of security in Australia and New Zealand. 

In this role, Kylie is set to oversee the company’s customers across the region, assisting them in strengthening their cybersecurity posture as well as safeguarding against threats through proactive advisory and managed security services. This includes services ranging from threat intelligence to compliance.

Speaking about the appointment, Kylie expressed her enthusiasm for the role, stating, “I am very excited to be joining a team with the right focus that boasts experience across multiple industries and geographies.” 

“I feel confident in our ability to deliver expert services and threat intelligence to our customers across their IT environment and operations, while spreading awareness on how to withstand security threats by using smart cyber resilience strategies,” she added. 

Meanwhile, Seelan Nayagam, president at DXC Technology for the Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa region, also said, “Kylie is a great fit for not just her role but also the organisational culture that we have built here at DXC Technology, with her commitment and passion towards supporting and expanding diversity and inclusion initiatives which create environments where everyone can thrive.”

Kylie brings more than 30 years of industry experience in spearheading projects and teams, with a proven track record of delivering results and transforming businesses for sustainable growth. Among her top significant qualities are being a seasoned, innovative, and results-driven cybersecurity leader.

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