– USA, VA – Cigital, Inc., the industry leader in software security solutions, announced the addition of John Becker, former CEO of SourceFire, to the Company’s Board of Directors. Becker’s proven business and technology leadership will be a valuable resource to the Cigital Board and executive team as the Company continues its current growth trajectory.
With more than 30 years of experience, John Becker brings a deep understanding of the information security market and its unique dynamics. Known for his strong operational, financial and visionary skills, Becker has led innovative and disruptive technology companies that have been consistently recognized for annual growth rates among the highest in their respective markets. Becker is currently Chairman of the Board of KEMP Technologies, Inc. and on the Boards of The Neat Company and ScienceLogic. Becker was most recently CEO of SourceFire prior to its acquisition by Cisco in a $2.7B deal that closed in October 2013. Previously, Becker was CEO of Approva, CEO of CyberTrust, CEO of TruSecure, and Chairman and CEO of AXENT Technologies.
“I am thrilled to join Cigital’s growing Board of Directors and executive management team at such an exciting point in the company’s growth,” said Becker. “Cigital’s unique approach to building security in from the start is a theme that resonates strongly with the changing information security landscape, and I am eager to work with the Cigital Board, John Wyatt and the Cigital team.”
“The skills and experience of a proven leader in information security like John Becker strengthens our ability to grow the business in new industries, new geographies, and with a broader cross section of the software development community,” said John Wyatt, Chairman and CEO of Cigital. “We believe John’s insights and experience will be invaluable in helping to guide Cigital in the years ahead.”
Cigital, Inc. is the world’s leading software security services and products company. Cigital helps organizations launch and mature software security initiatives, as well as design, build, and test secure software through a combination of expert consultants, Security Testing as a Service offerings, and effective training built on over twenty years of cutting-edge research and successful client engagements. Cigital is headquartered outside Washington, D.C. with regional offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.
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