WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bit9® + Carbon Black®, the market leader in endpoint threat prevention, detection and response, today announced the appointment of Joe Tibbetts to its board of directors. The company also named Tibbetts chairman of the board's audit committee.
Tibbetts brings 40 years of technology company finance and operations experience—including 20 years as a CFO and another 20 in public accounting—to Bit9 + Carbon Black. Currently, he is senior vice president and CFO of Sapient, the digital platform of Publicis Groupe.
"Joe is an outstanding addition to our board of directors," said Patrick Morley, chief executive officer of Bit9 + Carbon Black. "He has extensive public company experience, both as a CFO and as a director and audit committee chair for several market-leading companies. His vision and experience will be invaluable as we prepare to enter the public markets."
Tibbetts, who spent 20 years at Price Waterhouse LLP (now PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP) as audit partner and chairman of the firm's Software Services Group, said: "Cyber security is a critical need for every organization. Bit9 + Carbon Black has earned its position as the market leader in next-generation endpoint security. I look forward to working with the board and management team as we extend that leadership position and prepare for the public markets."
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.
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