ETS creates chief security officer role to strengthen its position as leader in test security

Princeton-based ETS on Tuesday announced Wallace Dalrymple will serve in the newly created role of chief security officer, where he will help to strengthen ETS’ role as an industry leader in test security.

“Security is paramount to expanding our global impact while best serving new and existing customers with innovative technologies,” ETS CEO and President Amit Sevak stated. “I am confident that Wally will ensure protection that will maintain and bolster our integrity across the education and testing landscape, that is mission critical to our success.”

Dalrymple, at the helm of security, will be responsible for the security framework and ensuring strong and cohesive strategy and governance of the organization across the areas of information security, enterprise risk management and the Office of Test Integrity.

To advance protections across ETS, Sevak said that bringing Dalrymple on in the new role  underscores ETS’ commitment to maintaining top-notch security and furthering capabilities in this space.

“l look forward to safeguarding security at ETS to continue enabling the creation of valid assessments, delivering reliable scores and ensuring a secure process that brings immense value to the entire education and professional world,” Dalrymple said. “We have a responsibility to our customers — test takers, institutions and the many stakeholders around the globe — to continue providing the best-in-class products and offerings that they have come to expect of ETS.”

Dalrymple brings nearly 30 years of information technology experience leading and enabling global companies to operate in an evolving ever-changing threat landscape. He most recently served as chief information security officer at Emergent, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Mutual Insurance Co. Previously, he worked in executive security leadership roles for customer insights and digital marketing at Dialog Direct and General Motors.