Stephen Richardson, Chief Administrative and Compliance Officer at Scientific Games, has been appointed to the National Technology Security Coalition's (NTSC) Board of Directors.
Richardson, who has amassed a 28-year background in security and cybercrime, previously spent 22 years as a senior ranking official at the FBI.
Now, alongside his duties at Scientific Games, which recently separated from Light & Wonder, he will help lead the strategic direction of the NTSC.
In cooperation with a number of fellow security executives, he will help the NTSC provide guidance on cybercrime issues, laws and regulations. The Coalition works with government officials, such as the Congress, as well as national politicians and lawmakers.
NTSC Executive Director Patrick Gaul commented: “Steve's experience is vast and encompasses overseeing compliance and regulatory requirements related to cybersecurity at Light & Wonder, and holding senior security leadership roles in the FBI.
“He has extensive knowledge and experience with cybersecurity, cyber forensics and Homeland Security practices within the federal government and private sector. We are honoured to have Steve join our Board and look forward to his insights about national cybersecurity policy as we continue to shape our strategy and positions.”
Richardson joined the betting technology company, then known as Scientific Games, in 2018. He was promoted to Chief Administrative and Compliance Officer and is responsible for information security, information technology, compliance, human resources and internal auditing.
Scientific Games CEO Pat McHugh said: “We congratulate Steve on his appointment to the NTSC’s esteemed Board of Directors.
“Steve is an experienced leader of organisational risk management efforts incorporating identification and mitigation of potential risks, internal and external crisis response and resource deployment. Our employees and customers are fortunate to have him on our team.”
During his tenure at the FBI, Richardson led taskforces responsible for identifying and mitigating criminal and cyber threats.