ATLANTA, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lancope, Inc., a leader in network visibility and security intelligence, has announced the appointment of Jim Ulam as general counsel and corporate secretary. Ulam has over 22 years of legal expertise, including general counsel roles with VeriSign and SecureWorks, as well as experience working with the FBI. As Lancope continues to expand globally, Ulam's in-depth insight will be instrumental for overseeing a rapidly increasing number of commercial agreements and overall corporate expansion.
"Lancope is growing exponentially as more companies around the world recognize the unique value of flow-based monitoring for keeping their networks guarded against advanced attacks," said Mike Potts, president and CEO of Lancope. "Jim has many years of invaluable experience across multiple facets of corporate law and government contracting, and will play a tremendous role in helping Lancope further accelerate our global growth."
Prior to joining Lancope, Ulam served as general counsel for electronics power protection provider, Innovolt, helping the company achieve explosive revenue growth. Previously, he acted as general counsel and secretary for SecureWorks, overseeing the acquisition of the company by Dell, and also served as general counsel and secretary for the Internet domain and cyber security company, VeriSign. Earlier roles include deputy general counsel for IT company Network Solutions and contract attorney for SAIC, where he was responsible for negotiating multi-million dollar contracts with various branches of the U.S. Department of Defense.
"Having spent time at SecureWorks and VeriSign, I possess a firm understanding of today's cyber security threat landscape," said Ulam. "Lancope offers a truly innovative approach to combating the many threats facing today's organizations, and I look forward to helping the company grow to protect even more networks around the globe."
Lancope's StealthWatch® System leverages NetFlow, IPFIX and other types of flow data from existing infrastructure to enhance threat detection, incident response and forensics for hundreds of governments and enterprises. Delivering in-depth network visibility and security intelligence, StealthWatch defends organizations against today's most damaging attacks – from APTs and DDoS to zero-day malware and insider threats.
Ulam earned his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Maryland, and attended law school at the Mississippi College School of Law. Prior to attending law school, he was a contracting officer for the FBI, and worked in contracts administration for technology provider, Unisys.
For further details on Lancope's leadership team, go to: http://www.lancope.com/company-overview/management/.
Lancope, Inc. is a leading provider of network visibility and security intelligence to defend enterprises against today's top threats. By collecting and analyzing NetFlow, IPFIX and other types of flow data, Lancope's StealthWatch® System helps organizations quickly detect a wide range of attacks from APTs and DDoS to zero-day malware and insider threats. Through pervasive insight across distributed networks, including mobile, identity and application awareness, Lancope accelerates incident response, improves forensic investigations and reduces enterprise risk. Lancope's security capabilities are continuously enhanced with threat intelligence from the StealthWatch Labs research team. For more information, visit www.lancope.com.
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