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Ben Gibson Appointed Nutanix Chief Marketing Officer

Ben Gibson, formerly chief marketing officer at F5 Networks, has been appointed to the same position at California-based cloud computing software company Nutanix. Nutanix said Tuesday Gibson will be responsible for developing and implementing a global marketing strategy intended to drive adoption of company-built enterprise cloud technology offerings. Gibson said he aims to help …

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Symantec Makes Gartner Cloud Access Security Brokers Quadrant

Symantec has been included on Gartner‘s “Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers” that details the performance of vendors, leaders, challengers, visionaries and niche players in the CASB market. The company said Monday it made the leaders quadrant for its CloudSOC platform designed to help organizations secure data and applications in …

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John McCumber Joins (ISC)2 as Cybersecurity Advocacy Director

John McCumber, former director of Gartner‘s security and risk management consulting practice, has been named director of cybersecurity advocacy at The International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)2. He will oversee (ISC)2’s partnership with government, academic and commercial organizations in efforts to promote public-private collaboration, cybersecurity curriculum and legislation designed …

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Symantec to Host Higher Education Cyber Competition in October

Symantec will hold a two-day cyber competition for information technology and security personnel in the higher education sector as part of the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October, Educause Review reported Aug. 28. The Higher Ed Cyber Security Challenge will kick off on Oct. 19 and aims to help IT …

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AT&T Extends Air Force Association CyberPatriot Sponsorship

AT&T will continue to provide financial support, volunteer technical mentorships and in-kind network contributions to the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot program as a Cyber Diamond sponsor. The telecommunications company has supported the association’s national cyber education program for youth over the past seven years, AFA said Thursday. “We have a continuing demand …

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Gigi Schumm Joins ThreatQuotient as Worldwide Sales SVP; John Czupak Comments

Gigi Schumm, a founding partner of Accelerated Government Strategies, has been named senior vice president of worldwide sales at Reston, Virginia-based cybersecurity firm ThreatQuotient. ThreatQuotient said Wednesday Schumm brings more than 25 years of sales and services experience to her new position and aims to help drive the company’s revenue growth and …

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Boeing to Sponsor AFA’s Cyber Education Program

Boeing has been named a diamond-level sponsor for a cyber education program managed by the Air Force Association. AFA said Friday Boeing will help expand the CyberPatriot program’s efforts to promote cyber, science, technology, engineering and math education across U.S. The program works to facilitate the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition for high …

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IT Security Market Vet Frank Mong Named Hortonworks Chief Marketing Officer

Frank Mong, former senior vice president of product, industry and solutions at Palo Alto Networks, has been appointed chief marketing officer at Santa Clara, California-based open data technology provider Hortonworks. Mong will oversee Hortonworks’ global marketing strategy to build on the company’s growth efforts, according to a May 22 press release. Raj Verma, president and chief …

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Michael Daniel Joins Cyber Threat Alliance as President

Michael Daniel, former White House cybersecurity coordinator, has been named president of the Cyber Threat Alliance following CTA’s incorporation as an independent nonprofit organization in January. CTA said Tuesday it expects Daniel to bring to the alliance his experience in the development of strategic cyber programs and partnerships that span …

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