Fidelis Security Systems, maker of data leakage solutions, has appointed Gary Benedetti vice president of worldwide sales. He most recently served as VP of worldwide sales for Epok, a Microsoft SharePoint security provider; before that, he was VP of sales for e-Security, since acquired by Novell. ICF International, a technology consultancy, has appointed Patrick Miller (left) to technical director for NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards. Miller previously was manager of CIP audits for the Western Electric Coordinating Council.Symantec has named Adam Palmer as Norton lead cybersecurity adviser. A former cybercrime prosecutor of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Palmer will educate consumers about cybercrime.
Becrypt, provider of information assurance solutions, has teamed up with IronKey, maker of secure flash drives, to integrate solutions. The combined product creates a trusted computing environment that lets mobile workers securely access corporate data from computers.
The Cloud Security Alliance and MashSSL Alliance, an organization dedicated to promoting the use of the MashSSL open specification, have merged. The two groups decided to join forces because MashSSL, which lets web applications authenticate and establishes a secure channel, will help secure cloud environments.
3Delta Systems, an online payments processor, has promoted Rick Ricker to VP of business development for enterprise payment solutions.