Briefs: Company news

»HyTrust, maker of virtualization security and compliance solutions, has named Mercy Caprara (right) chief financial officer. She will be charged with driving and overseeing the company's financial strategy and planning. Most recently, Caprara served as CFO of TriCipher, an identity services provider, recently bought by VMware.

»Chris Hoff has joined Juniper Networks. The former director of cloud and virtualization solutions at Cisco, Hoff has said on his blog that he was drawn to Juniper for its staff, technology, execution and the “need to change the way the world thinks about, talks about and operationalizes security.” Hoff plans to continue to work on the nonprofit CloudAudit and the HackKid Conference.

»DellSecureWorks has teamed up with Qualys to deliver vulnerability management services to its global base of customers. Under the partnership, DellSecureWorks will integrate, manage and resell the QualysGuard suite, which includes vulnerability management, web application scanning, and PCI and policy compliance services.

»Dome9, provider of firewall management-as-a-service for public and private clouds, including Amazon EC2 and RackSpace, has named David Meizlik vice president of marketing. Meizlik formerly served as director of product marketing and communications at Websense.

»Eddie Schwartz (left) has been named the first-ever CSO of RSA. He assumes the role after EMC, which owns RSA, acquired NetWitness, a network monitoring firm where Schwartz served as CSO.  At RSA, which sustained a high-profile breach in March, Schwartz will work with the internal security team and contribute to product strategy.

»SafeNet, maker of data protection and software rights management solutions, has named Chris Fedde president and CEO. He takes over for Mark Floyd. Fedde has been with SafeNet since 2001 and most recently served as president and COO. He has helped the company expand its market share in the federal government and commercial sectors.

»WhiteHat Security, provider of web application security services, has acquired static code analysis firm Infrared Security. As part of the deal – terms of which were not disclosed – WhiteHat will add the technology to its dynamic vulnerability testing solution, WhiteHat Sentinel.

»Jack Daniel has joined Tenable Network Security, provider of vulnerability scanning services, as product manager. Daniel is the co-founder of the Security BSides conferences and director of the National Information Security Group (NAISG).

»OneLogin, provider of cloud-based identity and access management solutions, has secured $1.5 million of Series A funding from investors Charles River Ventures. The money will be used to augment product engineering, sales and development. Organizations can use the company's solution to extend their directory infrastructure into the cloud.

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