Company Positions for Sales Expansion in Big Data Security Analytics
AUSTIN, TX – July 14, 2014 – Click Security, a leader in advanced threat detection, today announced Preston Lawhorne has joined as its Senior Vice President of Sales.
“We are excited to have Preston join the Click Security team,” said Marc Willebeek-LeMair, CEO and co-founder. “He is a seasoned security sales veteran with a strong track record of ramping early stage security businesses to high revenue growth. With our recent product improvements around expanded analytics, scalability and ease of use – as well as the growing market acceptance that big data security analytics is an important movement – we are poised for strong sales growth, and Preston can help us tremendously.”
Lawhorne is a 40 year tech veteran with experience in building sales strategy and successfully executing go to market plans. Building some of the industry’s most successful “high octane” security sales teams, he has held key leadership roles in businesses including Burroughs/Unisys, Data General/EMC, Oracle, McAfee – and security startups including TippingPoint and LogRhythm.
“I’ve been a part of several important waves in enterprise network security over the years. There is another wave in front of us as organizations realize spending on traditional prevention technologies alone is not stopping today’s adversaries and their methods”, said Mr. Lawhorne. “I’m excited to be part of Click Security because I believe their solution fills a gap left by today’s traditional security products – and can fundamentally change how we automate the early detection, analysis, and continuous monitoring of advanced threats.”
About Click Security
Click Security’s Click Commander runs real-time stream processing analytics against pre-computed log, network, and file/artifact data sources; automatically produces analyst start points with automated actor/event / relationship views; and provides a full attack activity framework – where analysts can interactively visualize, prune, and augment big security data. Now analysts can gain true security visibility, automatically build rich context around otherwise independent and inconclusive product alerts, detect attack activity missed by traditional security products, and automate the hunt for the unknown. Please visit us at www.clicksecurity.com for more information or follow us @clicksecurity.