Document productivity software company Nitro Software has appointed Craig Scroggie to its board as an independent non-executive director.
Global security provider Forcepoint has appointed technology industry veteran Rees Johnson as its chief product officer in the wake of recording double-digit growth in revenue and acquiring new customers.
Software for technology solution providers company ConnectWise has announced several new hires for roles across the APAC region as part of its focus on driving strategic alignment with partners in the Australian channel.
Network technology provider Riverbed has appointed Tony Wright to the role of as Australia and New Zealand country manager.
Enterprise identity security vendor SailPoint has appointed Chern-Yue Boey as senior vice president for the Asia-Pacific region.
German digital transformation vendor Software AG has appointed industry veteran Jing Tian as vice-president in Australia and New Zealand.
Breach and attack simulation systems vendor AttackIQ has promoted Ross Brewer to the role of general manager and regional vice president for EMEA and APJ.
The company that owns the Bugtraq security mailing list, an institution in the security industry, has pledged to revive it as "an asset to the community".
Cloud-native network detection and response provider ExtraHop has appointed Keith Symons to the role of regional sales manager.
Former APAC DocuSign executive Brad Newton has joined data management vendor Cohesity as managing director for Australia and New Zealand.
A second case of NSA exploits being customised and used for attacks, before they were leaked on the Web by a group known as the Shadow Brokers in 2017, has come to light, this time following research by the Israel-based cyber security firm Check Point Research.
Former NSA hacker and ex-owner of security company Immunity, Dave Aitel, has once again criticised New York Times' cyber security reporter Nicole Perlroth, claiming that nearly every detail in a piece the journalist wrote to promote an upcoming book of hers is wrong.
Cloud security specialist Bitglass has appointed Wayne Neich as its ANZ regional sales director.
VMware has appointed Sean Kopelke as its senior director of technology for Australia and New Zealand.
Recent reports identified the US Cyber Command as being responsible for the temporary neutering of Trickbot, but it seems other organisations assisted.
DCI Data Centers has appointed Chris Clarkson as head of business development for South Australia and the Northern Territory.
Cyber security and compliance company Proofpoint has appointed Alex Lei as its new regional leader for Asia-Pacific and Japan.
The global cyber security market grew by 9.7% for the first quarter of 2020 year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Canalys says, but adds that this trend is unlikely to continue for the remainder of the year as IT budgets come under increasing pressure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Data management vendor Cohesity has appointed Velo Petrov as its ANZ regional sales director.
Security outfit FireEye has renamed its expertise- and intelligence-backed offerings to its threat intelligence unit, Mandiant, raising the possibility that it may look to sell this unit, one which it acquired in 2013 for about US$1 billion.
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