Navigation Links
Rune Appoints John Haggard to Its Board of Advisors

SINGAPORE, Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rune, an information security firm committed to empowering the defense of privacy, today announced that John Haggard has been appointed to its Board of Advisors.  Mr. Haggard brings to Rune an extensive background in the information security sector. He is a pioneer in the design, development, and delivery of advanced state-of-the-art information security products in many different areas that include international, corporate, government, and educational institutions for over 25 years.


Lance Gaines, Rune's President and CTO, said, "We are very pleased to have an industry veteran like John agree to participate on our Board of Advisors.  He brings great ethics and technical acumen, which will help guide Rune through its next stage of development.  When analyzing anything technical, John brings a great depth of experience bringing to bear his many years as a technologist and senior executive.   Thank you John for joining the team."

Mr. Haggard added, "I have been in the cryptographic field for almost 30 years and finding a simple, universal, product (Deadbolt) that works for any data, within any application has been difficult, if not impossible. When the Rune team explained to me the Vernam Cipher was implemented in Deadbolt using modern cryptographic protocol standards, I immediately wanted more information. Use of One Time Pad (Vernam Cipher) guarantees unbreakable encryption; just Google Vernam Cipher and research from there. Simple and unbreakable rarely can be combined, and I verified they have accomplished the simple without compromise of integrity.  I am honored and pleased Rune invited me to be an Advisor, allowing my experience to be added to their vision." 

Before Mr. Haggard joined the Board of Advisors, he was a member of an elite team in the mid 1980's that developed and deployed the world's first extended user authentication infrastructure for authentication beyond passwords. He has served as the ACF2 Development Manager for SKK. Inc., then as Product Owner of the Security, Control, and Audit division of CA until 1994. Since then he has led startup companies that focus on deploying biometrics and one time passwords that service international financial institutions. Mr. Haggard has also served as President, COO, and CTO of VASCO Data Security International, bringing that company into the market in 1994. Since 2000, he has served on the board of directors for numerous intellectual property companies in the field of advanced smart card technologies related to authentication and security. Mr. Haggard has a BS in Computer Science, from Northern Illinois University.

About Rune

Rune Information Security Corporation Pte Ltd, based out of Singapore, was founded by a group of like-minded individuals that believe in empowering the defense of privacy.  Rune is committed to becoming a leader in the information security marketplace by delivering best-of-breed products and solutions to address the ever-increasing demand for security, both locally and in the cloud.  Rune continues to invest in and contribute to open source projects, delivering toolkits that information security professionals can easily use to integrate standards-based encryption and Vernam encryption into many applications.  Rune delivers appliances and software that make managing and using symmetric encryption systems practical. For more information regarding Rune, please visit

Rune Contact:
Name: Kim Mercier
Rune Information Security Corporation Pte Ltd
Telephone: +65 6408-0575


Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology news :

1. Anaphore Appoints Paul A. Grayson President and CEO
2. Hoyos Group Appoints Anthony Antolino as Chief Marketing Officer
3. Global Rainmakers Appoints James M. Demitrieus as Chief Operating Officer
4. Global Rainmakers Appoints James M. Demitrieus as Chief Operating Officer
5. BIO-key(R) Appoints Cecilia Welch as Chief Financial Officer
6. Keystone Symposia appoints 5 Fellows as part of diversity in life science initiative
7. Innerscope Research(R) Appoints Digital Leader, Andre Marquis, as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
8. ID Analytics Appoints Chief Information Officer
9. ID Analytics Appoints Chief Information Officer
10. Innerscope Research(R) Appoints Digital Leader, Andre Marquis, as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
11. Medbox, Inc. Announces New Board of Directors After Acquisition of Prescription Vending Machines, Inc.
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/29/2015)... --  MedNet Solutions , an innovative SaaS-based eClinical technology ... is pleased to announce that it has been selected ... of only three finalists for a 2015 Tekne ... category. The Tekne Awards honor Minnesota ... and leadership. iMedNet™ eClinical  technology ...
(Date:10/29/2015)... , Oct. 29, 2015 Daon, a global ... it has released a new version of its ... North America have already installed ... also includes a FIDO UAF certified server component ... preparing to activate FIDO features. These customers include some ...
(Date:10/29/2015)...  Connected health pioneer, Joseph C. Kvedar , ... health and wellness, and the business opportunities that arise ... Internet of Healthy Things . Long before health ... Dr. Kvedar, vice president, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare, was ... care from the hospital or doctor,s office into the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:11/30/2015)... -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO ) ("NW Bio"), a ... solid tumor cancers, announced today that the Board is ... Company welcomes Neil Woodford,s call for an ... report on NW Bio.  The Company,s Board is under ... stated, "We agree with Mr. Woodford that, at NW ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... Nov. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/--  Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: ... that it has closed the sale of its global ... (GBT- NYSE Euronext) in a transaction valued at approximately ... facilities and a total of approximately 1,000 employees spread ... St. Louis area. This entire workforce ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 ... device company specializing in imaging technologies, announced today that it ... as part of the Horizon 2020 European Union Framework Programme ... a large-scale clinical trial in breast cancer. , ... , --> --> The ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Studies reveal the differences in species of ... way for more effective treatment for one of the most ... --> --> Gum disease is ... yet relatively little was understood about the bacteria associated with ... by researchers from the WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition together ...
Breaking Biology Technology: