Anomali Appoints Cybersecurity Expert Steve Benton as Vice President and General Manager to Expand Growth of Anomali’s Intelligence-Based Solutions | Company
LONDON & REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–August 1, 2022–
Anomali, a leader in intelligence-driven Extended Detection and Response (XDR) cybersecurity solutions, today announced the appointment of Steve Benton as Vice President of Anomali Threat Research (ATR) and General Manager from the Anomali office in Belfast, Ireland. Benton, an experienced cybersecurity expert has a history of strategic advice, intelligence sharing and coordinated response among MD, CxO and board audiences. Benton joins Anomali at a time of rapid global expansion, to provide guidance to global organizations on investment, strategy, and making security a business enabler to rapidly address today’s ever-evolving global threats and of tomorrow.
“Steve brings a wealth of experience to Anomali – both in cybersecurity and in building and contributing to the wider security community. His experience and expertise spanning cybersecurity consulting, thought leadership, strategic development and execution will be a tremendous asset to our customers, partners and investors,” said Mark Alba, CPO. “Steve’s vast experience and expertise has been instrumental in guiding global organizations on what is needed to operate with success in an increasingly complex and complex threat environment. We are excited to have Steve play a pivotal role in how Anomali solutions can further help customers thrive, grow, and meet security challenges securely. trust.
Benton has over three decades of experience working with customers to solve their toughest security challenges. Most recently, Benton was Deputy CISO and most recently CSO for BT, where he was responsible for physical and cyber security across global investments, posture and response. At BT, he created and led the Protect BT Services and Operations organization covering intelligence, offensive security, cybersecurity operations, physical security operations, strategy, investigations and incidents. Additionally, it has pioneered proactive threat hunting and large-scale intelligence operations to anticipate threats, track threat actors and their methods. An industry security expert, Benton is a contributing member of the Cyber Defenders Council, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Information Security, and a regular i4 C level community speaker and influencer.
“I am excited to join Anomali, the leader in threat intelligence-driven solutions, and contribute to the mission of helping organizations effectively and efficiently stop breaches and advanced adversaries,” said Benton. “As a former client, I have leveraged the Anomali Wallet at the heart of my drive to improve security and rapidly disrupt the activities of threat actors, while furthering the democratization of threat intelligence in across the enterprise. Knowing yourself and your adversaries through high-fidelity, actionable intelligence that continuously informs your decisions and guides a dynamic security posture is the new battleground. And I look forward to to bring my front-line operational and strategic experience to Anomali’s customers and partners.With the rise of cyberattacks, which are increasingly complex and multidimensional, organizations need an integrated XDR solution to tell them to whom they are faced, why, when they are attacked, and how to accelerate their multifaceted response.The Anomali platform dramatically improves an organization’s ability to deal with attacks. newly detected attacks, peak threats and subsequent future attacks. Simply put, confidence in the face of uncertainty.
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Anomali is the leader in intelligence-based Extended Detection and Response (XDR) cybersecurity solutions. Rooted in big data management (the “X”) and refined by artificial intelligence, the Anomali Platform, an XDR solution, offers unique proprietary capabilities that correlate the world’s largest intelligence repository with telemetry from security deployed by customers. This combination enables security operations teams to accurately detect threats, optimize response, achieve resiliency, and ultimately stop attackers and breaches. Our SaaS-based solutions easily integrate into existing security technology stacks through cloud-native, multi-cloud, on-premises and hybrid deployments. Founded in 2013, Anomali serves global B2B enterprises and large public sector organizations, ISACs, ISAOs, service providers and Global 1000 customers to help protect the world’s critical infrastructure, businesses and people. Leading venture capital firms, including Google Ventures, General Catalyst, and IVP, back Anomali.
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PUBLISHED: 08/01/2022 05:00/DISC: 08/01/2022 05:02