John Simmons Joins Attila Security as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)

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A Leader in Cyber Threat Intelligence, Brigadier General (USMC Ret) John Simmons Brings 15 Years of Executive-Level Experience from the Marine Corps to Attila Security

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“Having John join the team takes the company’s expertise to a new level,” said Gregg Smith, CEO of Attila Security. “His military leadership, knowledge of the inner workings of the Department of Defense, and government connections are invaluable to a company at our stage."

Attila Security announced today that Brigadier General (USMC Ret) John Simmons has joined Attila’s management team as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO).

With experience in the field of information security in leadership positions within the Marine Corps, Simmons brings to Attila Security a wealth of experience in cybersecurity, supply chain processes, network architectures, classified communications which further adds depth and breadth to the company’s already impressive management team.

“Having John join the team takes the company’s expertise to a new level,” said Gregg Smith, CEO of Attila Security. “His military leadership, knowledge of the inner workings of the Department of Defense, and government connections are invaluable to a company at our stage. In addition, John’s knowledge of secure communications and the DoD’s overall supply chain management efforts will greatly enhance our position in the marketplace.”

Well known for his work in cyber threat intelligence and protection, Simmons will play a key leadership role in developing Attila’s business strategy by growing the supply chain products and identifying market transitions to support the company in executing growth opportunities.

“I am excited to be working at Attila Security where I was immediately drawn to its technology and unmatched portable security expertise,” said Simmons. “They have built a great team and a solution set that is world class in securing data on the move to the forward tactical edge of the battlefield. Their approach to securing the commercial enterprise also shows that they are dominating in this important area of the cybersecurity market.”

About Attila
Based in Fulton, MD, Attila helps organizations ensure their networks and data are securely protected. Our focus has been solving and simplifying complex network security challenges since our inception. Attila’s award winning GoSilent technology was originally developed to protect government leadership and enterprises from advanced cyber threats, man in the middle attacks and foreign adversaries. Today, the Attila platform offers the highest level of network security of any cloud-based environment, protecting data in transit and at rest. Attila customers can choose to deploy on our global cloud network or leverage our NIAP certified virtual servers to overlay existing networks. To learn more about Attila, please click here.

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