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Anomali

November 01, 2016 07:30 ET

Anomali Appoints Former ExxonMobil Threat Intelligence Expert to Drive Security Strategy

Travis Farral Brings Deep Understanding of Enterprise Cybersecurity Landscape to Help Anomali Customers Pinpoint the Top Threats Facing Their Organizations

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 1, 2016) - Anomali, provider of the market-leading ThreatStream threat intelligence and Anomali Enterprise platforms, today announced the appointment of Travis Farral as Director of Security Strategy. Farral, previously the Supervisor of Cybersecurity Intelligence & Strategic Services at ExxonMobil, brings to the team more than 15 years of experience working with technical security solutions for both cybersecurity companies and global corporations. In his new role, Farral will apply his deep knowledge of the threat landscape to support Anomali's continued customer growth and innovative product roadmap.

"In today's ever-changing threat landscape, our customers rely on Anomali to eliminate the complexity of threat intelligence overload and hone in on the biggest risks facing their organizations," said Hugh Njemanze, CEO of Anomali. "Travis' deep roots in the threat intelligence community and experience supporting security strategy at a Fortune 10 company make him a tremendous asset in continuing to deliver on this promise and establish our reputation as the leading threat intelligence platform."

Farral joins Anomali's growing team following the company's recent $30 million Series C funding round earlier this year, as well as strategic key hires in Dan Barahona, chief marketing officer, Jamie Stone, vice president EMEA and Richard Betts, regional business development EMEA. These milestones, combined with the recent addition of Farral, contribute to Anomali's dominant position in the market -- attracting numerous Fortune 500 and high-profile government agency customers that recognize it as the provider of the most effective threat intelligence platform. The company also announced today momentum results for the second half of 2016 http://bit.ly/2eUL2rJ

"Organizations today are inundated with threat data and Anomali provides the only threat intelligence platform I've seen that can simplify the noise and precisely identify the threats that matter. This has become an increasingly important part of an effective cybersecurity strategy," said Farral. "I'm excited to join Anomali's experienced team and contribute to the development of its innovative product suite and rapid business growth."

Also today, Anomali released a new report with Ponemon Institute, "The Value of Threat Intelligence: A Study of North American and United Kingdom Companies," identifying some of the key threat intelligence challenges facing organizations: http://bit.ly/2f1XTeI

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Anomali delivers earlier detection and identification of adversaries in your organization's network by making it possible to correlate tens of millions of threat indicators against your real time network activity logs and up to a year or more of forensic log data. Anomali's approach enables detection at every point along the kill chain, making it possible to mitigate threats before material damage to your organization has occurred. Headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., the company is privately held and has received venture capital backing from General Catalyst Partners, GV, Institutional Venture Partners, and Paladin Capital Group, as well as individual investors. To learn more, visit www.anomali.com and follow us on Twitter: @anomali.

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