Fremont, Calif., June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Attivo Networks, an innovator in information security threat detection, today announced that Sarah Ashburn has joined the company’s executive leadership team as senior vice president of sales. Ashburn brings 25 years of sales and business operations experience at high-tech companies VMware, Symantec, and VERITAS Technologies. Ashburn will lead and develop the Attivo North America sales team with responsibility for creating and implementing overall sales strategies designed to help achieve the company’s business objectives.
Ashburn’s primary focus will be on building out the North America sales organization and sales for Attivo solutions, which address vulnerabilities related to the threat of robotic attacks (BOTs) and Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) on networks and data centers.
“Sarah is a dynamic business leader who takes a hands-on approach and carries an impressive track record of executing and driving measurable results,” said Tushar Kothari, CEO, Attivo Networks. “Sarah is a proven leader of highly successful sales teams and brings significant bench strength in developing security market sales for the Fortune 2000.”
Prior to joining Attivo Networks, Ashburn served in sales leadership roles at VMware, Symantec, and VERITAS Technologies. Ashburn received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California – Davis, where she studied Managerial Economics.
“Attivo Networks is a unique and complimentary solution to an organization’s existing security infrastructure,” said Ashburn. “The post infection breach detection market is one of the hottest and most important issues on CISO’s minds right now, and I look forward to arming our customers and partners with the tools they need to close the gap in their security offerings and combat the ever increasing number of cyber threats.”
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Attivo Networks is an innovator in detecting BOTs and APTs inside the network and data center before the data is breached. Leveraging virtual honey-nets in conjunction with its patented technology, Attivo lures and leads BOTs/APTs to reveal themselves, without generating any false positives. Attivo is simple to set up and does not require signatures or database lookup. The solution is highly efficient and scalable since it is not inline and does not need redirection of traffic. For information on detecting zero-day attacks and enablement of quick remediation for the prevention of targeted threats and cyber attacks, contact Attivo at www.attivonetworks.com.