Arvig Welcomes Eric Wilkens as the Director of Cybersecurity
Arvig promoted Eric Wilken, Ph.D., as the Director of Cybersecurity, which will be effective from July 1st.
FREMONT, CA: Arvig promotes Eric Wilkens, Ph.D., to the position of Director of Cybersecurity, which will be effective from July 1st.
The importance Arvig places on providing a safe and secure network and infrastructure is reflected in this new role. The company's growth, the innovation of products and services offered, and the risks these developments bring all contribute to the importance and emphasis on cybersecurity. Arvig's cybersecurity tactics aim to stop data breaches, proactively recognize threats, and mitigate risk while maintaining the integrity of business and customer data.
"We are continuously evolving to meet the needs of our customers and employees," said David Arvig, Vice President/Chief Operating Officer at Arvig. "Our cybersecurity must evolve and adapt as quickly as everything else, and Eric is uniquely positioned to help ensure that it does."
Eric is a member of the ND Chapter of Infragard's Board of Directors, the MN MTA Cyber Security Committee, and the NTCA Cybersecurity Working Group and has participated in a wide range of security conferences.
Wilkens holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from Bellevue University, a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems from Bellevue University, and a Doctorate in Information Technology from Capella University, focusing on Information Assurance and Security.
Arvig is a localized, employee-owned broadband and full-service telecommunications provider based in Perham, Minnesota. The company offers residential internet, television, and telephone services and provides advanced technologies to people around the region. Arvig also provides a diverse range of business IT solutions.