GivingData Announces New Senior Director, Head of Security

Atif Manzoor brings deep industry expertise overseeing cyber security for Fortune 500 companies.

Cambridge, MA, September 28, 2022 GivingData, a grants management software company, has announced the appointment of Atif Manzoor as Senior Director, Head of Security. In this newly created role, Manzoor will be responsible for all cybersecurity and compliance in support of GivingData’s flagship SaaS platform, as well as company data, and operations.

“We’re thrilled to have Atif stepping into this new role at GivingData. His deep expertise in information security will further strengthen our product offerings and operations in this mission-critical area,” said Alf Gracombe, CEO of GivingData. “Atif will ensure that cyber security remains a top priority as our grants management software is deployed to foundations around the world.”

Manzoor comes to GivingData with nearly two decades of experience designing and implementing security solutions for several Fortune 500 companies including Visa and Intel. Manzoor has also offered security and risk consulting services with KPMG. Most recently he served as Director of Information Security for AEG where he led key initiatives to enhance security across the business including enterprise security in Microsoft Azure.

Throughout his career, Manzoor has designed industry-leading security awareness programs and contributed to secure application development in DevOps. At GivingData, he will manage the security risk program to fortify the technology stack underlying the GivingData platform.

“I’m thrilled to join GivingData at such an exciting time of growth, especially as the company extends its reach to grantmaking foundations around the world” said Manzoor. “I look forward to supporting the business as it scales, with critical security infrastructure and processes that mitigate risk.”

GivingData’s annual SOC 2 Type II readiness assessment and audit will be managed by Manzoor, along with with security initiatives related to incident response planning, risk and vulnerability assessment, staff security education programs, and business continuity planning.

About GivingData

GivingData is a software company with a vision to transform how grantmaking foundations manage grants, knowledge, and relationships. Its customers include family and independent foundations that provide funding to nonprofit organizations and NGOs across the social impact sector at the regional, national, and global levels.

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