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Onapsis Inc.

November 12, 2014 10:14 ET

Onapsis Appoints Previous EMC and Sophos Executive as SVP of Customer Experience, Services and Solutions

Stephen Higgins Appointed to Drive Business Success for Enterprises Adopting Business-Critical Application Security Solutions

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - November 12, 2014) - Onapsis, the global experts in business-critical application security, has appointed Stephen Higgins as Senior Vice President of Customer Experience, Services and Solutions.

Higgins joins Onapsis from Sophos, where he was Vice President of Global Professional Services and was responsible for security consulting, risk management, design, implementation, training and the management of critical customer support. He was also responsible for solution development in key markets, including healthcare, financial services and retail, and was instrumental in supporting the company's move to SaaS and cloud-based solutions. Previous positions include heading up professional services at Utimaco and seven years as a director of the security practice at EMC Corporation. Prior to EMC, Higgins held several sales, services and management positions at IBM.

At Onapsis, Higgins will report to Mariano Nunez, CEO, and manage the Customer Experience, Services and Solutions team. He will be responsible for ensuring that implementation and support is in line with customer expectations.

"I've designed and delivered services to security-related companies for almost two decades," said Higgins. "Onapsis' rapid growth combined with the unique position in terms of its deep security and compliance expertise as well as the strength and size of its customer base made it a no brainer. As a professional services expert, I'm thrilled to be on board and to be part of this team. The fact that my department is called 'Customer Experience, Services and Solutions' shows me how this is a company that focused on the right areas and isn't afraid to break the IT mold."

"We have developed market-leading technical solutions, backed by the unparalleled insight from our Onapsis Research Labs team," said Nunez. "Our quickly expanding customer and partner base look to us for deep expertise on how to best implement the adaptive, behavioral analytics approach we are taking in solving business-critical security and compliance issues. We are obsessed with making our customers successful, as we help them transform how they protect the applications that matter most to their business. Stephen's deep industry expertise and personality make him a perfect fit for our company, our customers and our partners which positions us well for continued rapid and sustainable growth."

About Onapsis
Onapsis gives organizations the adaptive advantage to succeed in securing business-critical applications by combining technology, research and analytics. Onapsis enables every security and compliance team an adaptive approach to focus on the factors that matter most to their business-critical applications that house vital data and run business processes including SAP Business Suite, SAP HANA and SAP Mobile deployments.

Onapsis provides technology solutions including Onapsis X1, the de-facto SAP security auditing tool, and Onapsis Business-Critical Application Security Platform which delivers enterprise vulnerability, compliance, detection and response capabilities with analytics.

The Onapsis Research Labs provide subject matter expertise that combines in-depth knowledge and experience to deliver technical and business-context with sound security judgment. This enables organizations to efficiently uncover security and compliance gaps and prioritize the resolution within applications running on SAP platforms.

Onapsis delivers tangible business results including decreased business risk, highlighted compliance gaps, lower operational security costs and demonstrable value on investment.

Twitter: @onapsis

Contact Information

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