BOSTON, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ObserveIT, the world's leading provider of insider threat management software, today announced the formal appointment of renowned security expert Larry Whiteside to the company's new Board of Advisors.
The ObserveIT Board of Advisors will bring industry's best and brightest security and IT leaders together to assist ObserveIT as it evolves and enhances its Insider Threat Management solutions to protect enterprises from malicious and inadvertent user activity that puts them at risk. Additional members of the Board of Advisors will be named in the coming weeks and months.
"Insider threats are the single biggest risk facing companies today, and to meet this challenge we have built the industry's most effective platform to eliminate these threats," said Mike McKee, CEO of ObserveIT. "However, in today's digital world, we know that staying ahead of cyberthieves and ensuring employees and vendors don't inadvertently violate security policies is a job that can only be future-proofed by continuously advancing our solutions."
"That's where Larry and our Board of Advisors come in," McKee continued. "They will bring vast experience across all industry sectors and a dynamic customer-centric perspective to the table to help our technologists deliver the world's best insider threat management products to market. We are extremely proud and honored to have Larry on our team."
Larry Whiteside, in addition to being the first member of the ObserveIT Board of Advisors, is also VP of Healthcare and Critical Infrastructure at Optiv Inc., Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals and CEO of Whiteside Security LLC. Whiteside is also on the Executive Steering Committee for SecureWorld Expo, and strategic advisor to myriad security organizations around the globe.
"ObserveIT is an innovative security organization and its depth of expertise related to insider threat management is second to none. This is an extremely fast-moving and quickly growing arena, and the opportunity to provide my insights and contribute to the future of this organization's continued success is very exciting," said Larry Whiteside.
ObserveIT is the world's leading insider threat management solution. ObserveIT provides clear visibility into the activity of people in their organizations and enables them to proactively eliminate the risk of insider threat. ObserveIT was purpose-built to streamline the detection and response of insider security incidents. ObserveIT makes it easy and intuitive to see which insiders are likely to become threats and rapidly discern malicious from benign actions with video-playback. The company is based in Boston, MA and has over 1,200 customers worldwide. For more information visit: www.observeit.com.
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