SOURCE: ipTrust


March 21, 2011 08:30 ET

Endgame Systems Appoints Rick Wescott as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales & Marketing

Seasoned Security Executive Brings Proven Sales Experience to Leader in Security-Intelligence-as-a-Service

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - March 21, 2011) - Endgame Systems, providers of the ipTrust security intelligence as a service, today announced the appointment of Rick Wescott as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales & Marketing, tasked with driving overall revenue growth of the company. Wescott brings over 20 years experience in delivering over-quota sales performance and team revenue growth for security companies.

Most recently, Wescott served as vice president and general manager of public sector sales for ArcSight, which was acquired by HP for $1.5 billion in late 2010. Wescott joined ArcSight in 2002, and built the highest-revenue and most-profitable business unit within the company until its acquisition. Prior to joining ArcSight, Wescott held sales management roles at VeriSign, Entrust and Sybase, consistently over-delivering revenue results in each role.

"Rick has a proven track record for delivering results and leading high performing sales teams," said Chris Rouland, CEO of Endgame Systems. "His distinguished tenure in, and strong understanding of the security market will help us continue to accelerate revenue growth while we meet the needs of our public and private sector clients."

Endgames' ipTrust offering leverages emerging new technologies, including cloud computing and the ability to query massive data sets, to develop a world-class, petabyte-scale data processing Reputation Engine that distills hundreds of terabytes of security data into usable intelligence and information. ipTrust harvests, analyzes and classifies malware and botnet samples each day on over five million systems from around the world, to deliver the industry's most accurate IP address reputation scoring. ipTrust customers leverage this information to quickly gain visibility into the security of their networks, as well as those of their trusted partners and customers.

"As cyber threats become more sophisticated and organized, protecting systems from the latest exploits and advanced persistent threats is a top priority for enterprises and government agencies," said Wescott. "Endgame Systems is rapidly becoming the go-to solution for organizations looking to improve their security with the addition of IP reputation capabilities. By integrating the ipTrust service into their arsenal, customers can greatly enhance their level of intelligence in combating these most malicious of attacks."

About ipTrust
ipTrust delivers security intelligence as a service, offering the industry's first cloud-based botnet and malware detection solution. Founded by information security veterans from Internet Security Systems (ISS), ipTrust provides solutions that enable companies to limit the harm done by botnets and other hostile malware, accelerate response times after threats are detected, and make smarter security decisions. ipTrust's Reputation Engine continuously monitors and correlates terabytes of Internet-wide security and threat data to provide highly predictive scoring of infected devices and networks. ipTrust's solutions give customers assurance that their networks, and those of their trusted business partners and customers, are malware and infection free. ipTrust is a division of Endgame Systems, and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

About Endgame Systems
Endgame Systems provides cybersecurity solutions to the defense, civilian and national security community. The company's services and solutions support the collection, analysis, and use of attack and security event data in cyberspace, and help organizations protect their sensitive and critical information. Endgame's highly skilled workforce provides a full range of engineering services and solutions that raise awareness of emerging threats, and help prevent and respond to those threats globally. Endgame Systems is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

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