Matt Wilgus to Lead BrightLine's Security Testing and Assessment Practice

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - May 28, 2014) - BrightLine CPAs & Associates, Inc., a leading provider of compliance and attestation reporting services, is pleased to announce that Matt Wilgus will lead the company's security testing and assessment practice. Mr. Wilgus will assume the role of Practice Director and will have the responsibility for expanding BrightLine's existing technical offerings while developing emerging compliance solutions.

Mr. Wilgus was previously head of AT&T's Secure Infrastructure Services, which included responsibility for overseeing the Threat Intelligence and Vulnerability Management consulting offerings. In this role he directed the AT&T professional services team from a sales and delivery perspective.

While at AT&T, Mr. Wilgus distinguished himself by achieving double digit revenue growth for the company's professional services divisions during each of the last four years. He also led the collaborative efforts between AT&T's consulting division, managed security services, and Chief Security Office teams on responding to security threats against enterprise clients.

"BrightLine is not your typical CPA firm. With focused independent attestation offerings and offerings for PCI and FedRAMP, we live in the depth of security and operational control testing," stated Doug Barbin, BrightLine Principal. "Matt will make an immediate and substantial contribution further enhancing our depth, services, and technical leadership." 

Mr. Wilgus holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science in Accounting from Michigan State University, and is Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). 

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BrightLine CPAs & Associates, Inc. is a global provider of assurance and compliance services. BrightLine offers clients the unique opportunity to achieve multiple compliance objectives through a single third party assessor. In fact, BrightLine is the only company in the world fully accredited to provide a suite of services that includes SSAE 16 (SOC 1) examinations, SOC 2 Examinations, PCI DSS compliance validation, ISO 27001 certification, and FedRAMP assessments. For further information, please visit

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Matt Wilgus - Practice Director, Security Testing and Assessment