Security Industry Sales Veteran to Direct CounterTack’s Federal Sales Strategy
WALTHAM, Mass. – April 14, 2014 – CounterTack, a pioneer in delivering real-time endpoint threat detection, context and visibility around targeted attacks, today announced it has named William Aubin as vice president of federal sales. In this role, Aubin will be responsible for directing CounterTack’s federal sales strategy as it expands it footprint into federal organizations.
“Bill Aubin brings tremendous experience to the company to help us drive business within the federal market and deliver our leading technology to the largest defense and civilian agencies,” said Kirk Appelman, senior vice president of sales, CounterTack. “As we continue to advance our endpoint security solutions, this sector stands to benefit greatly from unprecedented visibility into advanced attacks."
With more than 18 years of experience in federal and commercial sales roles in the security industry, Aubin’s expertise spans web application and database security, endpoint security, packet-capture and filter technology, and networking. In previous roles he was responsible for the development and execution of sales strategies for companies that were new to the federal marketplace. Aubin also provided strategic account management and managed Systems Integrator relationships.
“CounterTack’s vision for enhanced endpoint monitoring with real-time threat detection and response is something I view as the necessary foundation for endpoint security,” explains Aubin. “The move to CounterTack is a natural progression in my career and I’m looking forward to leading the team toward its objectives in the federal sector.”
Prior to joining CounterTack, Aubin was the vice president of federal sales at Imperva, a web application firewall, database firewall and cloud security provider. There he helped the company more than 400 percent from 2011 to 2012 and led the company’s top performing region in 2012. Aubin also served as a vice president of federal sales at NIKSUN and senior vice president of sales for the endpoint security special business unit at SecureWave/Lumension Security.
Aubin is also a nine year veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
CounterTack’s real-time endpoint threat detection and response platform, Sentinel, delivers unprecedented visibility and context to enterprise security teams around targeted, persistent threats. CounterTack dramatically reduces the impact of advanced attacks, providing real-time, behavioral-based intelligence on attacker activity upon infiltration, so organizations can defend their business leveraging Sentinel’s contextual attack evidence for a rapid, prioritized response.
By combining ‘stealthware’ technology and Big Data analytics, CounterTack turns the tables on attackers, giving security teams and incident responders an advantage over their adversaries to make better security decisions with real-time, automated, forensic-level analysis. CounterTack is revolutionizing how companies defend their endpoints – across the enterprise. To learn more, visit www.CounterTack.com.