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Encompass Names Neil Acworth Chief Information Security Officer

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Encompass Corporation, a provider of real-time digital Know Your Customer (KYC) profiles, has appointed Neil Acworth as chief information security officer (CISO) as part of its focus on delivering gold-standard information security processes to global banks. Acworth joins Encompass with extensive experience in the technology space and will oversee the company’s information security team and drive its ongoing commitment to promoting best practices in fighting financial crime and contributing to business growth.

Stuart Barnard, vice president of finance and business operations at?Encompass, comments: “Compliance is at the heart of what we do. Hiring Neil Acworth as our CISO brings this to life, in terms of how we operate internally and externally. For banks, we know security isn’t just about ticking a box, it’s business critical, and we’re focused on being the proactive and trusted partner that our customers need.”

The appointment follows Encompass’s recent acquisitions of CoorpID and Blacksmith KYC.

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