DUBLIN & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AdaptiveMobile (www.adaptivemobile.com), the world leader in mobile security, today appointed industry security and enterprise software veteran Jim Pflaging to its Board of Directors. Pflaging brings the AdaptiveMobile Board more than 25 years of Silicon Valley experience, including 15 years as Chief Executive Officer of cyber security and data management companies. At The Chertoff Group, a premier global advisory firm focused exclusively on the security and risk management sector, Pflaging is the global lead for the business strategy practice where he works with technology firms and investors to develop growth plans and evaluate and implement investment opportunities, with a focus on the intersection of big data, cyber security and mobility.
"Jim's success in the telecommunications, enterprise and security markets brings an important additional perspective to the AdaptiveMobile Board of Directors," said Brian Collins, chief executive officer at AdaptiveMobile. "He is joining the Board at a time when AdaptiveMobile is continuing its rapid global growth, and plans to leverage its unique mobile threat intelligence with a broader network of strategic partners and customers as protection, privacy and identity concerns continue to converge. Jim’s industry experience and contacts within Silicon Valley and beyond will be instrumental in helping us achieve this next phase of the company’s evolution."
Previously, Pflaging was the Director and Managing Principal of the SINET Group LLC, a cyber-security community builder and strategy advisor. Earlier in his career, Pflaging served as CEO for several leading firms, including SenSage, a provider of cyber security solutions; Intraspect, a provider of collaboration and content management software, which was acquired by Vignette; and Pacific Bell Network Integration (PBNI), the managed security and network services subsidiary of SBC. Before launching PBNI, Pflaging spent 10 years with Sprint, where he was a senior leader in the firm's national accounts division.
"As evidenced by events in the last year, securing mobile communications is hard to do, and a pressing issue for citizens, enterprises and governments alike.” said Jim Pflaging, principal at The Chertoff Group. “AdaptiveMobile is a leader in deploying carrier-scale security to secure mobile networks, and I look forward to working with them to leverage their unique threat intelligence capabilities to a broader security ecosystem, and improving trust in the mobile experience.”
AdaptiveMobile is the world leader in mobile security protecting over 1.3 billion subscribers worldwide and the only mobile security company offering products designed to protect all services on both fixed and mobile networks through in-network and cloud solutions. With deep expertise and a unique focus on network-to-handset security, AdaptiveMobile’s award winning security solutions provide its customers with advanced threat detection and actionable intelligence, combined with the most comprehensive mobile security products available on the market today. AdaptiveMobile’s sophisticated, revenue-generating security-as-a-service portfolio empowers consumers and enterprises alike to take greater control of their own security.
AdaptiveMobile was founded in 2004 and boasts some of the world’s largest mobile operators as customers and the leading security and telecom equipment vendors as partners. The company is headquartered in Dublin with offices in the North America, Europe, South Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific.