Duggan brings 20+ years of experience leading large and complex organizations in Special Operations, Cybersecurity, and Global Affairs


Patrick Duggan, New Context, Chief of StaffSAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New Context, a leading innovator in building secure and compliant data platforms for government, energy and highly regulated industries, today announced Patrick Duggan has joined New Context Security as its Chief of Staff.


Patrick Duggan is a retired Special Forces (Green Beret) Colonel and a former Director for Cybersecurity in the National Security Council, The White House. He is a seasoned executive and brings deep experience and insights on leading change and scaling innovation; helping to drive New Context’s products and services development in securing data for critical infrastructure.


“I’m thrilled to join New Context and passionate about the security of data,” said Duggan. “Whether it’s corporations or governments, data is the lifeblood of our global economy and international systems. For me, joining a company that has, and continues to spearhead these vital efforts to secure and accelerate the speed of compliant data is truly an honor.”


“Pat’s leadership and experience are a welcome addition to our future roadmap for driving digital transformation. The experience and insights that he brings will be invaluable in helping to scale our efforts to build and deliver Secure & Compliant Data Platforms and tools across a variety of industries,” said Daniel Riedel, Founder and CEO, New Context, Inc. “The world is changing with the rapid expansion of IoT and Smart Cities and building data solutions for highly regulated industries that support that infrastructure will only become more important. Pat’s expertise in leading change will be an incredible accelerator for New Context.”


In a military career that spans over 24 years, Patrick Duggan is a proven thought leader who has energetically brought new technology solutions into practical and real-world applications in the fields of security, intelligence, and national defense. Pat was most recently at the National Security Council where he was a Director for Cybersecurity—a role that capitalized on his unique expertise in the Special Operations world. Prior to that, Pat was the Commanding Officer of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Washington D.C. where he performed the duties as City Manager for multiple military bases, providing administrative services for thousands of people and managing hundreds of millions of dollars.


About New Context

New Context, Inc. is the security innovator for highly regulated industries. Our products and consulting services enable global leaders in energy, government and across the enterprise to build, deploy and maintain Secure and Compliant Data Platforms. The New Context Lean Security Intelligence Platform – LS/IQ – turns cybersecurity into a strategic business asset, assessing and optimizing development resources around security and compliance. New Context is a leader in open standards, advancing the development of OpenC2 standard and using security automation as a force multiplier for defenders.


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