ATLANTA--(Damballa Inc., the recognized experts in advanced threat protection, today announced that it has named Jennifer Byrne as vice president of global alliances. Byrne has 15 years of technology industry experience and a successful track record leading large enterprise sales teams, managing global accounts and implementing go-to-market strategies and associated alliances.)--
“Jennifer is world class and her outstanding energy, dedication and industry knowledge will quickly contribute to our success. She is indicative of the quality talent that we are attracting to Damballa.”
Reporting to the CEO, Byrne will focus on developing strategic technology partnerships that complement the company’s advanced threat protection solution for enterprise networks, Damballa Failsafe, and its leading solution for detecting infected subscribers in ISP and telecommunication operator networks, Damballa CSP.
“Our exceptional team, which drives our unique approach to cyber security, is the key to our growth and the reason we have sustained a compelling technological advantage over our competition,” said David Scholtz, CEO at Damballa. “Jennifer is world class and her outstanding energy, dedication and industry knowledge will quickly contribute to our success. She is indicative of the quality talent that we are attracting to Damballa.”
Prior to Damballa, Byrne was a member of the global leadership and vertical marketing teams at McAfee, where she led the strategy, development and market execution plan to deliver the company’s security solutions to key industries worldwide. Before McAfee, Byrne was regional sales manager at Symantec where she successfully led teams that managed some of its largest enterprise accounts.
“I’m delighted to be joining Damballa at such an exciting time for the company. Damballa is poised for significant growth as enterprises and communications service providers around the world look to our unique solutions to fight advanced and sophisticated network attacks,” said Byrne. “The Damballa product offerings are perfectly suited and specifically designed to complement our customers’ existing security solutions. There is significant partner interest to leverage the unique advanced threat detection capabilities Damballa offers, and we are extremely excited to deliver these advanced capabilities to our customers.”
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Damballa is the only solution that automates the discovery of an organization’s highest risk devices under criminal control. As the experts in advanced threat protection, Damballa discovers and analyzes evidence of malicious network traffic in real time, profiling the criminal actors and rapidly identifying the compromised devices that represent the biggest risk.
Our patent-pending solutions automatically detect and terminate criminal activity, stopping data theft and providing the forensics needed to expedite incident response and remediation. Damballa protects any type of server or endpoint device including PCs, Macs, Unix, iOS, Android and embedded systems across corporate, ISP and telco networks. Damballa protects more than 300 million endpoints globally at mid-size and large enterprises in every major market, and for some of the largest ISP and telecommunications providers in the world.