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Mark43 CISO Larry Zorio Named to Chair IJIS Cyber Security Working Group

Information security executive at leading cloud-native public safety technology company will bring his cybersecurity leadership and expertise to the Working Group
09 August 2023   •   2 minute read

August 9, 2023  Mark43 Chief Information Security Officer Larry Zorio III has been named to chair the Integrated Justice Information Systems (IJIS) Cyber Security Working Group. Zorio brings proven leadership experience, having spent more than 20 years focused on cybersecurity in the public safety, finance, healthcare, and medtech sectors.  

As chair, he will be joining a group of subject matter experts tasked with identifying and reviewing the tools, processes, techniques, and practices that can yield immediate benefits for the IJIS domains of focus including homeland security, criminal and civil justice, and public safety. Additionally, the Working Group is dedicated to developing standards, best practice guides, and recommendations to help increase defenses to the growing cyber threats to our communities nationwide. 

“I am both humbled and honored to accept the chair position for IJIS’s Cybersecurity Working Group,” said Zorio.  “My hope is I can bring unique perspectives to this very talented, seasoned, group of cybersecurity professionals. You can’t turn on the television or read the news without hearing about cybersecurity challenges impacting our local, tribal, state and federal agencies. The IJIS Cybersecurity Working Group will focus on delivering meaningful cybersecurity information, tools, processes, and events that will service those same agencies, both large and small. The key word is ‘meaningful,’ as our deliverables must be easy to understand, relevant, and executable.”  

As Chief Information Security Officer for Mark43, Zorio leads a team of cybersecurity experts who diligently protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of enterprise and customer data, assets, networks, and products while meeting public safety agencies’ unique security needs worldwide. Mark43’s existing security program includes SOC 2 and SOC 3 certifications, and is expected to reach full FedRAMP High and StateRAMP authorization in 2023.  

Zorio has more than 20 years of cybersecurity experience. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and a Master of Science in  Innovation from the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. He is an advisor to universities and technology companies, helping them chart a secure path in this technology-focused world. 

About Mark43 

Mark43 is the leading cloud-native public safety technology company. By delivering a modern, intuitive and mobile-first Records Management System, Computer-Aided Dispatch and Analytics platform, Mark43 empowers governments and their communities to improve the safety and quality of life for all. Working with more than 200 local, state and federal public safety agencies, Mark43 is transforming how first responders use technology to respond, engage and serve the community. Mark43 provides the tools, resources, expertise, and security foundation that public safety needs today, tomorrow, and beyond. For more information or to request a demo, visit www.mark43.com.