JCP) today announced the election of Debora Plunkett, former senior advisor to the director of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), to its board of directors.  Possessing extensive experience in cybersecurity, information assurance and innovation in information security, Plunkett has a deep understanding of the data-driven and interconnected world of today." data-reactid="6" type="text">J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) today announced the election of Debora Plunkett, former senior advisor to the director of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), to its board of directors.  Possessing extensive experience in cybersecurity, information assurance and innovation in information security, Plunkett has a deep understanding of the data-driven and interconnected world of today.

"Debora has a strong background in information management and technology, and has been trusted by some of the nation`s top leaders to deliver robust security solutions and policies for the U.S. government," said Marvin R. Ellison, chairman and CEO of JCPenney.  "Her distinguished background brings tremendous value to our board as JCPenney continues on a path to becoming a world-class omnichannel retailer."