Corero Network Security Extends Strategic Leadership with Promotion of Dave Larson to Chief Operating Officer
Establishes Office of the CTO as Company Enters Next Phase of Technology and Business Growth
Hudson, MA – November 24, 2015 – Corero Network Security (LSE: CNS), a leading provider of First Line of Defense® security solutions against DDoS attacks, today announced Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Vice President, Product, Dave Larson has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO), a new position within Corero. Effective immediately, Larson will assume responsibility for the engineering, operations and services organizations, and continue to oversee product management and marketing. Larson will be responsible for the alignment and prioritization of company investments and ensuring continued operational excellence across the company.
“Appointing Dave to COO further reinforces our focus on technological innovation and organizational growth to enhance our position as a leading DDoS mitigation company, and takes Corero into the next phase of growth,” said Ashley Stephenson, CEO, Corero Network Security.
The establishment of the Office of the CTO will continue to ensure that product roadmaps are aligned to the needs of Corero customers, improve efficiency in technology development, and seek opportunities with emerging technologies, and go-to-market partners.
“Introducing the Office of the CTO is an important step as we seek to strengthen and accelerate our technology development against the backdrop of an increasingly evolving DDoS threat landscape,” said Larson. “Similar to the Advanced Technology Group (ATG) that I led at HP Networking, we will add specific domain experts and industry technology leaders to ensure that we are anticipating every technology advantage that we can bring to bear on the problem of DDoS.”
About Corero Network Security
Corero Network Security, an organization’s First Line of Defense® against DDoS attacks, is a pioneer in global network security. Corero products and services provide Online Enterprises, Service Providers, Hosting Providers and Managed Security Service Providers with an additional layer of security capable of inspecting Internet traffic and enforcing real-time access and monitoring policies designed to match the needs of the protected business. Corero technology enhances any defense-in-depth security architecture with a scalable, flexible and responsive defense against DDoS attacks and cyber threats before they reach the targeted IT infrastructure allowing online services to perform as intended.