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Bit9 + Carbon Black Appoints Roman Brozyna CISO

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bit9® + Carbon Black®, the leader in endpoint threat prevention, detection and response, today announced the appointment of Roman Brozyna as chief information security officer (CISO).

Brozyna joins Bit9 + Carbon Black from Draper Laboratory in Cambridge, Mass., where he was CISO/director of information security. In that role, Brozyna's responsibilities included: corporate compliance and risk management; security operations, including network and endpoint security controls; and cyber threat management, including threat intelligence, incident response, security monitoring and forensics.

Before Draper Laboratory, Brozyna served as vice president, threat and vulnerability management – information security at CIT Group in Livingston, N.J. Earlier in his career, he worked in multiple roles across several teams at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York including Information Security, National Incident Response, and the Project Management Office.

Brozyna holds certifications as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a Project Management Institute Project Management Professional (PMP) as well as several GIAC certifications (GCIH, GPPA and GAWN).

He earned a bachelor's degree in computer engineering and master's degree in networked information systems from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J.

Bit9 + Carbon Black Executive Quote: Patrick Morley, president and chief executive officer

"The role of the CISO has never been more critical to the success and well-being of an organization than right now. Today's successful CISOs know that information security is not just a technology issue, it's a culture issue—one that requires a passion and commitment from the CISO and the rest of the organization. Roman brings experience, skill and commitment to this critical role at Bit9 + Carbon Black."

Bit9 + Carbon Black Executive Quote: Roman Brozyna, chief information security officer

"Serving as CISO for a company that is the market leader in endpoint security will be the most exciting challenge of my career. The security team and program at Bit9 + Carbon Black are outstanding and I look forward to continuing and expanding the company's complete commitment to security and sharing best practices with our customers and partners, as well."

About Bit9 + Carbon Black

Bit9 + Carbon Black provides the most complete solution against advanced threats that target organizations' endpoints and servers, making it easier to see—and immediately stop—those threats. The company enables organizations to arm their endpoints by combining continuous, real-time visibility into what's happening on every computer; real-time signature-less threat detection; incident response that combines a recorded history with live remediation; and prevention that is proactive and customizable. More than 1,400 organizations worldwide—from Fortune 100 companies to small enterprises—use Bit9 + Carbon Black to increase security, reduce operational costs and improve compliance. Leading managed security service providers (MSSP) and incident response (IR) companies have made Bit9 + Carbon Black a core component of their detection and response services.

Bit9 and Carbon Black are registered trademarks of Bit9, Inc. All other company or product names may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Kevin Flanagan Bit9 + Carbon Black +1 617-393-7421 kflanagan@bit9.com

Source: Bit9