M86 Security, provider of web and email threat protection, has appointed Thom Linden (left) as SVP of global research and development. Linden will be tasked with overseeing the R&D centers in the United States, New Zealand and Israel. He previously served as VP of engineering at WatchGuard Technologies. http://www.m86security.com Barnaby Jack has joined IOActive, provider…
Nancy Reynolds (left) has joined anti-virus vendor Kaspersky Lab as senior vice president of corporate sales. She is charged with managing the channel program for the Americas. Reynolds previously worked at Dell, where she was tasked with developing the company’s enterprise channel strategy, and at Trend Micro. Kaspersky also has named Dan Burke vice president…
Sophos has promoted Chris Doggett to VP of global channels. He will work to grow global partnerships on a local level and to improve the efficiency and online sales growth opportunities for partners that cater to SMBs. Webroot, an internet security provider, has appointed Chris Benham as chief marketing officer, and Kenton Sieckman as vice…
Sophos, maker of anti-malware solutions, has partnered with bit.ly, a utility for shortening, sharing and tracking links, to provide visibility into infected websites through its behavior detection capabilities, search engine partnerships and anti-spam honeypots.
Brinqa, provider of governance, risk and compliance solutions, has named Bob Cleason director of sales for the eastern and federal regions. He will be tasked with creating new business and revenue opportunities for the company. Prior to joining, Cleason served for eight years as a director in Ernst & Young╒s Information Technology Advisory Services practice.
FireEye, maker of network security solutions, has appointed Marc Maiffret as chief security architect. Maiffret formerly served as the co-founder and CTO of eEye Digital Security. At FireEye, he will be charged with leading the development of the company╒s malware protection technology, while expanding its global security research efforts.
Shavlik Technologies has announced a renewed partnership with Numara Software, provider of service and asset management offerings, to integrate its patch management technology into Numara Patch Manager.
Solutionary, provider of managed security services, has teamed up with Singapore-based e-Cop to offer a suite of security and compliance services. The companies will offer customers common security monitoring, management and compliance services and in-country support in more than 20 languages.