SOURCE: BrightPoint Security

BrightPoint Security

June 09, 2015 08:07 ET

Leading Threat Intelligence Platform Provider BrightPoint Security Names New VP of Sales Engineering

Former ArcSight and HP Executive Leeanna Demers to Build Out Technical Sales Organization

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 9, 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 ArcSight and HP executive Leeanna Demers as vice president of sales engineering.

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 sharing to partner ecosystems, including business partners, supply chain and portfolio partners, in addition to ISACs and similar threat intelligence resources.

"Leeanna is a seasoned technical sales professional with deep security expertise covering a range of security technologies, and specifically many leading SIEM platforms that we support," said Anne Bonaparte, president and CEO of BrightPoint Security. "We will leverage her experience in building out our sales engineering team as BrightPoint expands to meet the increasing demand for actionable threat intelligence that can be securely shared with other organizations to best protect communities from cyber attacks."

Ms. Demers has 20 years of experience in the technical sales arena for emerging companies in high growth markets. She has been instrumental in building out successful technical sales organizations across the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific regions. Prior to joining BrightPoint Security, Ms. Demers played a key management role in the successful growth at ArcSight, which IPOed in February 2008, and was later acquired by HP in October 2010. Most recently, she served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales Engineering for Resolution1 Security (formerly AccessData). She received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from North Texas State University and currently holds her CISSP certification.

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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