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Former IBM Exec Andrew Borene Appointed Symantec National Security Group Head

Andrew Borene, a certified information systems security professional and former IBM (NYSE: IBM) executive, has been appointed senior director of the federal national security group at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC). He will lead a team that offers integrated technology platforms and services meant to help government clients defend against cyber threats, …

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Cybersecurity Sales Vet Sean Foster Named IronNet Chief Revenue Officer

Sean Foster, former chief revenue officer at Forcepoint, has been appointed to the same position at IronNet Cybersecurity. IronNet said Wednesday Foster aims to drive IronNet’s sales, marketing, business development, customer management efforts intended to help customers adopt network threat detection platforms. He will report to co-CEOs William Welch and Keith Alexander. Foster previously …

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William Welch Joins IronNet as Co-CEO; Keith Alexander Quoted

William Welch, formerly president and chief operating officer of Duo Security, has been named co-CEO of IronNet Cybersecurity. He will serve in the role alongside retired U.S. Army Gen. Keith Alexander and help drive IronNet’s commercial efforts to expand operations worldwide, the company said Monday. Welch previously held senior leadership roles at …

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Brian Davis Joins Symantec as Federal Civilian Sales Lead

Brian Davis, a former federal account manager at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has joined  software company Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) as senior director of federal civilian sales, G2Xchange reported Wednesday. His professional experience focused on helping customer address business challenges. Davis most recently served as director of federal civilian sales at enterprise security company …

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Symantec Adds Sue Barsamian, Richard Hill to Board; Greg Clark Quoted

Sue Barsamian, a former executive vice president at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE), and Marvell Technology Group Chairman Richard Hill have joined Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) as independent directors. Their addition brings the number of Symantec board members to 13, the company said Tuesday. Greg Clark, president and CEO at Symantec, said Barsamian has …

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Symantec Unveils AI-Powered ICS Cybersecurity Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 7, 2018 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has developed a security platform that utilizes artificial intelligence with the goal to protect critical infrastructure and operational technology from cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Industrial Control System Protection Neural is designed to counter malware on USB devices, …

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Symantec’s Chris Townsend: Agencies Should Advance Cyber Tech Interoperability Through Standardization

Chris Townsend, vice president of federal business at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said agencies should work with industry to standardize cyber tools used to secure networks, endpoints and data in order to facilitate information sharing with other platforms. “Reducing complexity through standardization can enhance protection at every level and support …

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Frank Dimina Appointed Splunk Public Sector VP

Frank Dimina, who joined Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK) in 2016, has been appointed VP of the technology firm’s public sector arm, GovCon Wire has learned. In his current role, Dimina oversees Splunk’s federal, state, local and higher education businesses. He previously managed the company’s work with federal civilian clients as area VP …

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Symantec Offers Free AI-Powered Cybersecurity Service for Political Campaigns

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 21, 2018 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has unveiled a free service that will work to bolster the cybersecurity of websites for political organizations and candidates using artificial intelligence technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Tuesday the AI-powered service is designed to verify the security and authenticity of …

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Vishal Gupta Named Unisys CTO, Technology SVP; Peter Altabef Comments

Vishal Gupta, senior vice president for engineering at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), will serve as chief technology officer and SVP for technology at Unisys (NYSE: UIS) starting Aug. 31. He will directly report to Unisys CEO Peter Altabef and succeed Tarek El-Sadany, who will leave by the end of August to …

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