SOURCE: St. Bernard

St. Bernard

May 05, 2010 08:00 ET

St. Bernard Announces Brian Nugent as Chief Operating Officer

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - May 5, 2010) -  St. Bernard Software, Inc. (OTCBB: SBSW), a leader in Web security appliances, today announced the appointment of Brian Nugent as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective April 28, 2010. In this role, Nugent will manage all aspects of product development and delivery as well as information technology, human resources and corporate development. 

With over 15 years of operational experience, Nugent's career includes executive leadership posts across multiple functional areas in the security, communications and networking industries. Prior to joining St. Bernard, Mr. Nugent was President, CEO & Chairman of Applied Identity, a policy-driven I&AM solutions provider which was acquired by Citrix Systems. Prior to Applied Identity, he was Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Field Operations for Teros, the leader in Application Firewalls, which was also acquired by Citrix Systems. 

"I am very pleased to announce Brian's appointment as our Chief Operating Officer," said Lou Ryan, President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Bernard. "Brian is uniquely qualified to serve in this important role given his extensive leadership experience and knowledge within the security industry. With his proven track record in corporate development and building strategic relationships, Brian is the perfect addition to our executive team. I'm confident in his ability to help the Company successfully execute to its roadmap and accelerate its growth."

"As an industry recognized company, St. Bernard is uniquely positioned to become an even stronger competitor in the market through the introduction of new and compelling solutions for its customers," said Nugent. "I look forward to contributing my knowledge and experience to the growth and success of the company."

Nugent's expertise is enhanced by his ongoing contribution and active involvement across a number of consortiums and alliances specifically within the information security sector. He earned a BA from California State University Long Beach (CSULB) in Electronic Media (RTVF), and a minor in Business Administration also from CSULB.

About St. Bernard

St. Bernard Software develops and markets Internet security appliances and services that empower IT professionals to effectively, efficiently and intelligently manage their enterprise's Internet-based resources. Originally founded in 1995 as a market-leader in data security with its flagship product, Open File Manager™, the company is now recognized for delivering today's #1 Web filtering and security appliance, iPrism®. With millions of end users worldwide in more than 5,000 enterprises, educational institutions, SMB, and government agencies, St. Bernard strives to deliver simple, high performance solutions that offer excellent value to our customers. 

Based in San Diego, California, St. Bernard (OTCBB: SBSW) markets its solutions through a network of value added resellers, distributors, system integrators, OEM partners and directly to end users. For more information about St. Bernard Software, visit www.stbernard.com.

©2010 St. Bernard Software Inc. All rights reserved. The St. Bernard Software logo, LivePrism, iPrism, and iGuard are trademarks of St. Bernard Software Inc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are hereby acknowledged.

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Contact Information

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    Lorrie Hunsaker
    St. Bernard
    (858) 524-2041
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