Former CloudLock Executive to Drive Enterprise Adoption of Next-Generation Email Security Platform to Thwart Phishing Attacks
Belmont, MA – February 7, 2018 – GreatHorn, the leader in next-generation email security that protects enterprises from advanced threats, today announced that it has made a key appointment to the management team: Ann Sharon as Vice President of Operations.
“Ann brings tremendous industry experience and insight, gained from working with a range of cybersecurity and technology organizations, ranging from early-stage startups to high-growth organizations and market leaders,” said GreatHorn CEO Kevin O’Brien. “She is a valuable addition to the management team as we look to drive market awareness and customer demand for our innovative, next-generation email security solution while optimizing and scaling our business operations to support rapid expansion.”
Sharon previously served as Vice President of Business Operations for CloudLock where she helped drive the company’s go-to-market strategy and led many cross-functional programs before the company was acquired by Cisco. Sharon also oversaw the product and program management operations for EMC’s secure remote support portfolio.
Email threats, while not new, increasingly have become more sophisticated. Enterprises using cloud-based email platforms like Microsoft Office 365 and Google G Suite find that legacy email gateway technology does not provide sufficient protection against advanced threats including targeted phishing, business email compromise, malware and ransomware. GreatHorn is the only cloud-native email security solution that protects against advanced threats and provides post-delivery remediation, without requiring MX rerouting or introducing email latency. Lynch and Sharon join the GreatHorn management team as the company has received a groundswell of recognition, including being named a Cool Vendor in Gartner’s report, Cool Vendors in Cloud Security, 20171a finalist in the 2017 RSAC Innovation Sandbox, as well as one of CB Insights’ “10 Email Security Startups to Watch.”
1, Gartner, Cool Vendors in Cloud Security, 2017, Jay Heiser, Greg Young, Steve Riley, Neil MacDonald, 26 May 2017, ID: G00326827
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GreatHorn is the leader in next-generation email security that protects organizations using Office 365 and Google G Suite from advanced threats, including targeted phishing attacks that leverage social engineering to compromise access to data, credentials, and financial resources. A cloud-native solution built on a foundation of machine learning and automation, GreatHorn delivers the industry’s most effective email security solution that can be deployed and operational in less than 5 minutes. With its proprietary dataset built from hundreds of millions of uniquely analyzed threats, GreatHorn combines the intelligence, fidelity and precision necessary to prevent attacks from becoming breaches.
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