SOURCE: StillSecure

December 01, 2008 15:41 ET

StillSecure Announces Federal Advisory Board With Representatives From Military Branches and Civilian Agencies

Board Members Provide Strategic Council in Support of StillSecure's Commitment to Deliver World-Class Security Solutions to the Federal Sector

SUPERIOR, CO--(Marketwire - December 1, 2008) - StillSecure®, provider of secure network infrastructure solutions, today announced a Federal Advisory Board with key representatives from military branches and civilian agencies. Members include Board Chairman, Brigadier General James Miller, Jr. (U.S. Air Force), Major General Ronald Beckwith (U.S. Marine Corps), Rear Admiral Robert Johanson (U.S. Coast Guard), Lieutenant General Charles Otstott (U.S. Army), and Vice Admiral Ronald Route (U.S. Navy). Together, these members will provide strategic counsel to StillSecure as the company strengthens its presence in the Federal market.

"We are proud to bring together such highly decorated leaders from the military and civilian sectors to help ensure that StillSecure is building the right features and functionality for the Federal market," said Rajat Bhargava, President and CEO of StillSecure. "Over the past few years we have developed extensive partnerships with three of the four military branches, and we are serious about the role we play in helping them protect the nation's most critical networks."

Brigadier General James Miller, Jr., Chairman of the StillSecure Federal Advisory Board, retired from active duty in 1998. With almost 30 years in the U.S. Air Force, General Miller served in various positions including Commander, Air Intelligence Agency and Director of the Joint Command and Control Warfare Center; Director of Intelligence, HQ US European Command (EUCOM); Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff, Intelligence, HQ USAF; Commander, National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC); Deputy Director of Plans, HQAF Intelligence Command (AFIC); and other intelligence assignments worldwide.

Major General Ronald Beckwith retired from the U.S. Marine Corps in 1991 after 34 years of service. His military career includes multiple combat tours and aviation command assignments at the Squadron, Group and Wing level. Also included was service in senior level staff assignments in OSD, the Marine, Army, and Secretary of the Navy headquarters in budget preparation and execution oversight. Upon retirement, General Beckwith founded LeeCor, Inc., a professional services company focused on business development for emerging technologies, including development of marketing strategies. Specific focus areas include digital imaging and storage, high speed data exchange, data encryption, and enterprise network architectures.

Rear Admiral Johanson retired from the U.S. Coast Guard in 1991 after 36 years of service. In addition to an afloat command and two aviation command assignments, Admiral Johanson held senior positions including: Chief, Office of Engineering, Logistics and Development; Commander, First Coast Guard District; Chief of Staff to Commander, Third District; Deputy Chief, Office of Engineering; and Chief, Aeronautical Engineering Division.

Lieutenant General Charles Otstott has over 30 years of distinguished service in the U.S. Army. Currently, LTG Otstott serves as Vice President in the Army sector for Burdeshaw Associates, Ltd., with five years of consulting for the company on projects across a variety of C4ISR and ground combat topics as well as a project with the Joint IED Defeat Task Force and Office supporting US Forces in OIF/OEF. Prior to working with Burdeshaw Associates, he held senior leadership positions at Innovative Logistics Inc. (INNOLOG), BBN Technologies, and Global Infotech, Inc.

Vice Admiral Ronald Route is the Senior Vice President, Naval and Maritime Programs at Burdeshaw Associates, Ltd. He retired from the Navy in January 2008 after completing more than 36 years on active duty. In addition to serving as Naval Inspector General, Admiral Route's flag officer assignments have included President, Naval War College; Commander, Navy Warfare Development Command; command of the GEORGE WASHINGTON Carrier Strike Group, and senior leadership responsibilities on the headquarters staff of the Chief of Naval Operations.

About StillSecure

StillSecure specializes in commercial and open source secure network infrastructure solutions. Products include network access control (NAC), intrusion detection/prevention (IDS/IPS), vulnerability management and a unified networking/security platform. By converging networking and security, StillSecure provides innovative, intuitive and affordable solutions to operate secure networks. Established in 2000, StillSecure customers range from midsize organizations to the world's largest enterprises with a strong emphasis in government, financial services, education, and healthcare. For more information visit http://www.stillsecure.com or call 303-381-3830.

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