SOURCE: Fidelis Security Systems

February 24, 2010 09:10 ET

Fidelis Security Systems Hires Gary Benedetti to Lead Worldwide Sales

Proven Sales Leader Brings Extensive Leadership Experience to Leading Network Security Company

WALTHAM, MA and BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - February 24, 2010) -  Fidelis Security Systems, the leader in network security solutions to prevent data breaches, today announced the appointment of Gary Benedetti to the position of Vice President of Worldwide Sales. With a twenty-year track record of winning major deals with leading enterprises and major defense organizations, Mr. Benedetti is responsible for executing on the company's strategy to achieve market dominance of its award-winning Fidelis Extrusion Prevention System®, Fidelis XPS™, in governments and enterprises around the world. 

"We are pleased to have a high-caliber leader such as Gary Benedetti at the helm of our sales organization as we deliver on our mission to enable organizations to leverage their sensitive information while protecting it from data leakage and cyber attacks," said Peter George, President and CEO of Fidelis Security Systems. "Gary is a proven executive with deep roots in the information technology security market and has a wealth of experience to accelerate a company's growth through successful revenue generation."

Mr. Benedetti was most recently VP of Worldwide Sales for Epok, the industry leader in SharePoint security and SharePoint extranet solutions. Previously, he was VP of Sales for e-Security, prior to its acquisition by Novell where he was instrumental in the company's growth and a key member of the management team throughout the sale of e-Security to Novell, remaining with Novell as the VP of Audit Solutions. Prior sales leadership experience includes serving as VP of Strategic Business Solutions for AOL, VP of Sales for the Eastern region at Netscape, and VP of Sales at Interactive Media, as well as senior sales positions with AimTech and Oracle.

About Fidelis Security Systems
Fidelis Security Systems provides organizations with the power to leverage their sensitive information while protecting it from data leakage and cyber attacks. Built on a patented deep session inspection™, platform, the Fidelis Extrusion Prevention System® is the industry's only next-generation network security solution with the visibility and control necessary to stop data breaches by uniquely working at the session-level. Fidelis enables their government, military, and commercial enterprise customers around the globe to achieve comprehensive information protection in real time on multi-gigabit speed networks -- allowing them to protect content, control application activity, enforce encryption policy, and mitigate threats. Learn more about Fidelis Security Systems by visiting www.FidelisSecurity.com.

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