Measured Risk Appoints Former Splunk Visionary Brian Murphy as Chief Architect

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Former co-author of Splunk and Elasticsearch's Watcher solution joins world-class leadership team at leading cyber risk intelligence firm Measured Risk.

I am excited to join the company at such a critical time for business executives who are under considerable pressure to understand cyber risk while taking proactive steps minimizing impacts from inevitable breaches.

Measured Risk, Inc., a leader in cyber threat intelligence and risk management, has announced the appointment of Brian Murphy as Chief Architect. As former development visionary at Splunk, Murphy will head up the software strategy and development for Measured Risk. He brings to this new position more than 10 years of experience creating market leading solutions in the IT and security markets.

“With cyber threats top of mind across the boardroom, executives need to quickly determine where their exposure is,” said Tom Albert, president and CEO of Measured Risk. “We are thrilled to have Brian leverage his vast security and elastic search expertise to accelerate innovation and development of our core risk intelligence platform.” For over a decade, Murphy has been developing some of the most innovative search and indexing capabilities at companies like Loggly, and Elasticsearch. In his most recent role, Murphy spearheaded the development of the popular Watcher alerting tool for Elasticsearch. Previously, he was the first hire at Splunk and built the first search engine for log and machine data. Brian is an inventor on several patents in machine data and time-based search engine methodologies.

“Measured Risk is leading the innovation curve by helping organizations move beyond mere visibility, by providing clarity as to where risks manifest and what those risks mean to the business,” said Murphy. “I am excited to join the company at such a critical time for business executives who are under considerable pressure to understand cyber risk while taking proactive steps minimizing impacts from inevitable breaches. By using Measured Risk's proprietary risk intelligence platform, organizations are able to anticipate where and what assets are most at risk prior to attack."

For more information on Measured Risk solutions, please visit http://www.measuredrisk.com/solutions. Further details on Measured Risk's leadership team can be found at http://www.measuredrisk.com/about/

Measured Risk, Inc. is a leading provider of risk intelligence solutions designed to ensure executives and board members are able to quickly disambiguate, quantify and visualize cyber risk, enabling them to take real time, informed action on business imperatives. Measured Risk creates clarity through the use of proprietary algorithms focused on Key Risk Indicators (KRI). In the boardroom, executives may then use these KRI’s to make sound and informed business decisions. As a result, organizations around the world are able to proactively mitigate the devastating impacts of the next cyber breach. Privately held, Measured Risk is based in Arlington, VA. For more information, please visit http://www.measuredrisk.com

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