(PRWEB) September 22, 2016
Cybereason, developers of the world’s only military-grade, real-time detection and response platform, today named Sam Curry its Chief Product Officer. With more than 20 years of IT security industry experience, Curry is responsible for driving the product strategy for the company’s award-winning platform, as well as overall product management, innovation and operational excellence.
“Sam is a proven cybersecurity industry visionary leader. He is a significant addition to our management team as Cybereason continues to attract the best and brightest people to the company. Overall, Sam’s track record of excellence and his industry knowledge will help to not only enhance our platform but drive innovation as market demands change and threats evolve,” said Lior Div, co-founder and CEO, Cybereason.
Curry joins Cybereason from Arbor Networks, where he served as the Chief Technology and Security Officer. He was responsible for the development and implementation of Arbor’s technology, security and innovation roadmap. Previously, he spent more than seven years at RSA (the Security Division of EMC) in a variety of senior management positions, including Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Technologist and Senior Vice President of Product Management and Product Marketing. Curry has also held senior roles at Microstrategy, Computer Associates and McAfee in addition to several startups.
“Cybersecurity is a growing problem for every company anywhere around the world. I joined the Cybereason team because of the company's impressive and deep understanding of the magnitude of the problem and its ambition to solve it,” said Curry. “The team at Cybereason, coming from hands-on military offensive hacking backgrounds, has built a state-of-the-art technology to eradicate cyber threats. I am thrilled to join the team and lead the product strategy and development to further impact the company's innovation.”
“For more than a decade, I have worked with Sam and he brings an irreproachable knowledge of the cybersecurity industry to Cybereason along with deep and proven insights on product development and management. This is a great hire for Cybereason,” said Jon Oltsik, senior principal analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group.
Cybereason has a proven track record of protecting Fortune 1,000 enterprises globally. The company has received many awards and accolades since its founding. Most recently, Cybereason topped a recent Gartner list of endpoint detection and response vendors. Juniper Research named Cybereason one of the Top Three Disruptive Innovators to watch in 2016. SC Magazine named Cybereason the 2016 ‘Rookie Security Company of the Year.’ Also, CEO Lior Div was a 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year New England Finalist. In addition, Infosecurity Products Guide named Div ‘2016 CEO of the Year.’ Computer Reseller News recognized Cybereason for having one of the 16 ‘hottest’ products launched at Black Hat 2016. And Dark Reading named the company one of the ‘20 Cyber Security Startups to Watch in 2016.’
Founded by members of the Israeli intelligence agency’s elite cyber security Unit 8200, the Cybereason platform mirrors the founders’ expertise in managing some of world’s most complex hacking operations. The Cybereason Detection and Response Platform leverages big data, behavioral analytics and machine learning to uncover, in real-time, complex cyber attacks designed to evade traditional defenses. It automates the investigation process, connects isolated malicious events and visually presents a full malicious operation. The platform is available as an on-premise solution or a cloud-based service. Cybereason is privately held and headquartered in Boston with offices in Tel Aviv and Tokyo.
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