SOURCE: Skybox Security

Skybox Security

February 02, 2011 12:30 ET

Skybox Security Appoints Lior Barak as Chief Financial Officer

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - February 2, 2011) -  Skybox Security, the leader in proactive security risk management, today announced the appointment of Lior Barak as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Barak has more than 13 years of experience in global financial management, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, and business operations. He will be responsible for the company's financial and legal affairs, and human resources administration.

"I am very pleased to join Skybox Security as Chief Financial Officer at this pivotal time," said Barak. "The Company is prepared to take advantage of increased market need and awareness of its proven cyber security solutions. The global financial management perspective I bring will facilitate that expansion."

Prior to Skybox Security, Barak served as VP of Finance at PureWave, and before that as VP of Finance at Alvarion, Inc. He holds a BA in economics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and an MBA in Finance from the New York Institute of Technology.

"We are extremely pleased to have Lior join the Skybox Security executive team," commented Gidi Cohen, CEO of Skybox Security. "As a goal-oriented leader with years of experience working in public and privately held companies, he will play an important role in our continued growth."

The Skybox Security portfolio includes:

  • Skybox CertiFire (Mid-market solution for Firewall Assessment, PCI Audit)
  • Skybox Firewall Assurance (Firewall Assessment, PCI Compliance, Change Management, Firewall Ruleset Optimization)
  • Skybox Network Assurance (Network Modeling, Access Compliance, Connectivity Troubleshooting)
  • Skybox Risk Control (Attack Modeling, Risk Assessment, Vulnerability Management, Patch Optimization)

About Skybox Security, Inc.
Skybox Security, Inc. is the leader in proactive security risk management solutions, helping IT organizations pinpoint and prioritize security risks, compliance, and availability exposures within minutes. Our solutions anticipate the most urgent IT concerns before harm has been done. Organizations in Financial Services, Telecommunications, Retail, Government, Utilities, and Defense rely on Skybox Security solutions to reduce risk exposure and achieve compliance. For more information visit

NOTE: Skybox® Security is a registered trademark of Skybox Security Inc. All other registered and unregistered trademarks herein are the sole property of their respective owners. Product specifications subject to change at any time without prior notice. © 2011 Skybox Security, Inc. All rights reserved.

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