HUMAN Expands Legal and Compliance Capabilities with Newly-Appointed General Counsel


NEW YORK — (March 22, 2023) — HUMAN Security, Inc. — the global leader in protecting enterprises by disrupting digital fraud and abuse with modern defense — today announced the appointment of Kirsten Canton as General Counsel. With nearly two decades of experience working on a broad range of strategic company initiatives, including technology transactions, employment, corporate governance, finance, regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and international law, Canton brings exceptional expertise to HUMAN.

Prior to joining HUMAN, the Columbia Law alum led the legal and compliance department at Andela, a global technical talent marketplace. She also worked at Yodle, an ad tech company acquired by, and at law firms Stroock & Stroock & Lavan and Chadbourne & Parke. As General Counsel at HUMAN, Canton will oversee all legal matters for the company, including compliance, risk management and contracts. 

“Given the increasingly complex regulatory landscape facing the tech industry, we are thrilled to have someone of Kirsten’s caliber joining our Executive Leadership team,” said HUMAN Co-founder and CEO Tamer Hassan. “As we build a company of consequence, it is essential that our leaders come from diverse backgrounds and possess deep subject matter expertise and strategic know-how. Kirsten’s extensive legal and compliance experience speaks for itself, and I know she will be invaluable in ensuring that we operate at the highest level of effectiveness as we continue to expand and protect our customers globally.”

HUMAN kicked 2023 off making headlines with the VASTFLUX takedown on the heels of a momentous 2022, including the $100 million growth funding round led by WestCap and NightDragon, merger with PerimeterX, the Scylla ad fraud scheme disruption, and acquisition of anti-malvertising leader This latest appointment to the HUMAN Executive Leadership team will help the company continue its positive momentum as it focuses on accelerated growth, global expansion, product development and innovation and continued success in disrupting the economics of cybercrime through 2023 and beyond.  

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