SOURCE: Cloudmark

March 24, 2008 08:00 ET

Cloudmark to Present at CTIA Wireless in Las Vegas

Jamie de Guerre, Chief Technology Officer, Joins Industry Leaders to Discuss Threats to Mobile Devices and Remedies to Secure Vulnerable Networks

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - March 24, 2008) - Jamie de Guerre, chief technology officer at Cloudmark, Inc., the global leader in carrier-grade messaging security, will be presenting in a panel about the major security issues consumers face as mobile multimedia devices become more prominent accessible as part of the Mobile Blueprint track at CTIA WIRELESS on April 2, 2008. CTIA WIRELESS 2008, held April 1-3 in Las Vegas, Nevada, is the largest and most comprehensive trade show in the wireless industry, serving as the premier venue to exchange ideas, create partnerships and collaborate to further wireless technologies.

Who:   Jamie de Guerre, chief technology officer, Cloudmark, Inc.

What:  Panel on "Addressing Network Security in the Era of Open Access
       & Fully Functional Mobile Multimedia Devices," as part of the
       Mobile Blueprint track at CTIA. Jamie de Guerre joins a panel
       of influencers to address real threats consumers face in the
       wake of increased Internet services and open access to wireless
       devices, including: text message spam, SMS spoofing and faking,
       on-network abuse and mobile botnets. Jamie de Guerre will be
       joined by a number of industry leaders, including moderator
       Frederick Rica, principal at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

       Jamie de Guerre will address how the evolution of mobile
       handsets into multi-functional multimedia centers has
       left a gaping hole in wireless security. As mobile operators
       become virtual ISPs, network security becomes paramount for
       consumer safety and business efficiency. This panel will look
       at the methods and strategies mobile operators must consider
       to secure their mobile data networks, including: whole
       architecture versus point product implementations; the role
       of various security appliances, such as firewalls, intrusion
       detection and prevention, and VPN; and the new security
       challenges presented by emerging trends and technologies such
       as FMC, WiFi access and IMS.

Where: Las Vegas Convention Center Room North 113/114

When:  Wednesday, April 2 from 4:00 p.m.-5:15 p.m. PT

If you are a member of the press and would like to schedule a briefing with Jamie de Guerre to discuss mobile device security threats or how to protect the wireless network, please contact Marisa Borgasano or Payal Cudia, Schwartz Communications, at Cloudmark@schwartz-pr.com or (415) 512-0770.

As the premier global event representing the $500 billion global wireless industry and the largest wireless show in the world, CTIA WIRELESS 2008 brings together all industries affected by wireless technology for three days of intense learning and networking. Visit www.ctia.org/ctiawireless.

About Jamie de Guerre

As CTO, Jamie is responsible for Cloudmark's technical strategy and roadmap. Additionally, Jamie manages Cloudmark's Technology Services, Sales Engineering and ISP Support teams, ensuring a tight bridge between customers and internal technical development.

Jamie has played a central role in shaping Cloudmark's products and technologies since joining in 2003. Jamie started as a core member of the design team writing the first design specifications for Cloudmark Server Edition and multiple versions of Cloudmark Authority. Jamie was also instrumental in dramatically growing Cloudmark's Global Threat Network, with the invention of the Cloudmark Network Feedback System enabling automatic incorporation of feedback from all subscribers within a service provider's network.

Jamie has spoken at numerous industry events and panels in the areas of e-mail security, mobile technologies and future security threat vectors related to new types of messaging. Prior to joining Cloudmark, he worked at Microsoft on the .NET Compact Framework, where he first began working with service providers. Jamie holds a Bachelor's degree with honors in Computer Science from the University of Western Ontario.

About Cloudmark

Cloudmark, Inc. is a global leader in carrier-grade messaging security, delivering the industry's fastest, most comprehensive and most accurate real-time spam, virus and phishing protection for fixed and mobile networks. Cloudmark solutions combine highly sophisticated Advanced Message Fingerprinting™ technology based on innovative, high-performance algorithms and a Global Threat Network consisting of trusted reporters in 200 countries to provide security intelligence and filtering at all points in the messaging infrastructure. Cloudmark solutions currently protect more than 300 million mailboxes and the company works with more than 100 of the world's largest service providers and mobile operator networks (including 11 of the top 12 in North America), such as EarthLink, Comcast, Cablevision, Charter Communications, Cox Communications, NTT OCN and Swisscom as well as hosted messaging providers, including Synacor, domainFACTORY and NuVox. Cloudmark is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco with offices in London, Tokyo, Beijing and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit http://www.cloudmark.com.

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