ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ThreatConnect®, provider of the industry’s only intelligence-driven and extensible security platform, is proud to announce that John Becker has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Becker brings more than 30 years of security industry and technology expertise and has an impressive record of growing highly successful companies. In addition to numerous boards, Mr. Becker has served as chief executive officer of Sourcefire, ScienceLogic, Approva Corporation, Cybertrust and AXENT Technologies.
CEO Adam Vincent said, “We are incredibly excited that John has agreed to join the Board. With his vast experience and proven expertise, John will be instrumental in shaping our growth strategy. We have experienced such dramatic growth since our founding, and we expect it to only accelerate. So, his knowledge of the industry and how to grow a company is going to be invaluable as we move forward.”
In his career, Mr. Becker has been consistently recognized for leading technology companies to impressive financial performance and annual growth rates. He is also credited with building strong executive teams and is known for his impactful operational skills and vision. Notably, in 2000, while Mr. Becker was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AXENT Technologies, the company was acquired by Symantec Corporation for $1 Billion; and the Chief Executive Officer of Sourcefire, a world leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions when it was purchased by Cisco for $2.7B in 2013.
Mr. Becker commented, “I see working with Adam and the rest of the ThreatConnect team as a natural fit for me. The company is innovative; their technology is unprecedented, and the team is creative. It’s a great combination. I look forward to being part of their future success.”
ThreatConnect® arms organizations with a powerful defense against cyber threats and the confidence to make strategic business decisions. Built on the industry’s only intelligence-driven, extensible security platform, ThreatConnect provides a suite of products designed to meet the threat intelligence aggregation, analysis and automation needs of security teams at any maturity level. More than 1,600 companies and agencies worldwide deploy the ThreatConnect platform to fully integrate their security technologies, teams, and processes with actionable threat intelligence resulting in reduced detection to response time and enhanced asset protection.