On Monday of this week, the American computer corporation Symantec, headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., announced the hiring of its next CIO: Sheila Jordan, a former Cisco Systems executive (senior vice president, IT – Communication and Collaboration). She will become the chief information officer (CIO) of the security firm, Symantec Corp., effective February 18 and will replace Marty Hodgett, who served as senior vice president and CIO of Symantec. Hodgett left the company recently to take the CIO role at San Bruno, Calif.-based clinical research firm Cord Blood Registry.