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BrightPoint Security

August 25, 2015 08:17 ET

Leading Threat Intelligence Platform Provider BrightPoint Security Adds New SVP of Products to Growing Executive Team

Former CipherCloud and Symantec Executive Ajay Nigam to Lead Development of Leading Platform for Sharing Threat Intelligence

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 25, 2015) - BrightPoint Security™, a leading Threat Intelligence Platform provider for automation, curation and sharing of threat intelligence to fight cyber threats, today announced it has named former CipherCloud and Symantec executive Ajay Nigam as senior vice president of products.

BrightPoint's Sentinel platform is the industry's first to deliver threat intelligence sharing with granular policy controls to address the needs of security professionals overwhelmed with the deluge of threat data. With its enhanced Trusted Circles™, it extends controlled, policy-based sharing to partner ecosystems, including supply chain, subsidiary and affiliate partners, in addition to ISACs and similar threat intelligence organizations.

"Ajay is a deeply experienced product strategy, product management and engineering executive with a wealth of knowledge in bringing comprehensive security solutions to market," said Anne Bonaparte, president and CEO of BrightPoint Security. "We will leverage his expertise in product strategy and development as we continue to lead the industry and roll out new functionality for actionable threat intelligence that can be securely shared to best protect organizations from cyber attacks."

Most recently, Mr. Nigam served as the Chief Product Officer for CipherCloud, where he led creation of the Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) platform and oversaw implementation of a comprehensive metrics driven product development process. He was instrumental in forming an industry-wide working group with Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) to create OpenAPI to protect customer data across multiple cloud environments. Prior to CipherCloud, Mr. Nigam was the Chief Product Officer at Marble Security where he led creation of a risk analytics based model for mobile security to provide a comprehensive and actionable risk solution to protect enterprises against mobile threats. Previously, Mr. Nigam was vice president of product management and managed services delivery for Symantec's services group. Prior to Symantec, Mr. Nigam led product management at VeriSign, and was also the founding co-chair of OAuth, an open standard for authorization. He earned a B Tech in Telecommunication from University of Jabalpur, and is a Fellow of The Institution of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers (FIETE).

About BrightPoint Security
Formerly Vorstack, BrightPoint Security provides a Threat Intelligence Platform that automates the process of collecting, analyzing, correlating and securely sharing structured and unstructured machine-readable information on current and emerging cyber threats. The BrightPoint Sentinel Platform dramatically increases operational efficiency by reducing the time it takes enterprises to identify and remediate security threats. BrightPoint enables secure and anonymous sharing and ensures control and protection of threat data. BrightPoint reduces discovery time, remediation time, and overall risk to cyber-threats. For more information, visit www.brightpointsecurity.com.

BrightPoint Security, Sentinel and Trusted Circles are registered trademarks of BrightPoint Security in the United States and other countries. All other brands, products, or service names are or may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

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