Aon PLC said on Tuesday that it has appointed Adam Bixby as CEO, proactive security manager for cyber solutions in North America.
Aon said in a statement Mr. Bixby, which is New York-based, will be responsible for success with proactive security practices, consulting and testing, leading business development, service delivery, people and operations.
Mr. According to the statement, Bixby has previously been the co-practice leader for Aon's test team for cyber security.
Aon said that in addition to his role at the brokerage, he works as a hacking technical consultant for TV and movies, including “Mr. Robot, "" Ocean & # 39; s 8, "" The Flight Attendant "and" Equalizer. "He was a member of the U.S. Air Force's security forces prior to his cyber security career," said Aon. former staff, clients and a number of other people connected to the broker.
In September last year, the broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. was hit by a ransomware attack and in March the insurer CNA Financial Corp. was hit by a ransomware attack. , which it reportedly paid $ 40 million to redeem.