Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: PeopleSecurity software vendor Sophos has appointed Kris Hagerman as its CEO, replacing Steve Munford, who is taking on the role of non-executive chairman.
Sophos has named Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) veteran Kris Hagerman as CEO, succeeding Steve Munford. Hagerman, also a Corel veteran, joins Sophos as the anti-virus, endpoint security and unified threat management (UTM) company pushes into mobile device management and cloud encryption services.
Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: MobilityThere's a growing amount of malware aimed at Android devices. Sophos has joined the defensive team by offering a free security app for the increasingly popular mobile OS.
Sophos Global Channel Chief Steve Hale has decided to exit the endpoint security company, trusted sources told The VAR Guy. The apparent reason: Hale is located on the U.S. west coast, while the core Sophos executive team continues to expand on the U.S. east coast and in Europe. Hale is exiting as Sophos kicks off its new fiscal year.
Security vendor Fortinet (FTNT) has sued smaller rival Sophos, claiming it has been victimized by executive poaching in violation of an existing agreement tied to a key departure from the vendor’s management ranks earlier this year.
Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: PeopleThe Symantec board has dropped long serving executive Enrique Salem from his dual positions as president and CEO, appointing chairman Steve Bennett as his successor.
Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: PeopleMcAfee has promoted its former Asia Pacific regional president Steve Redman to the role of executive vice president of global sales, and hired Penny Baldwin as executive vice president and chief marketing officer.