WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Thycotic, a provider of privileged account management (PAM) solutions for more than 7,500 organizations worldwide, has appointed former United States Army Lieutenant General Rhett Hernandez as a strategic advisor for the public sector surrounding cybersecurity. Hernandez culminated a 39 year career as the first commander for the United States Army Cyber Command, which is the Army's U.S. Cyber Command service component.
"I'm excited about the opportunity to leverage my operational experience to help Thycotic build on its cybersecurity leadership in the federal market," said Hernandez. "Thycotic's capabilities are ideally suited to prevent cyberattacks by securing privileged account passwords, protecting endpoints and controlling application access."
During Hernandez's time as head of the U.S. Army Cyber Command, he established and directed the daily operations of a global multi-billion dollar organization. He grew a cyber force with more than 17,000 people and directed a wide range of initiatives which significantly improved the operation and defense of all Army networks with more than one million users.
"Having someone as experienced in the cybersecurity space such as Hernandez join as an advisor validates our company's growth and direction," said Damon Tompkins, VP, Americas at Thycotic. "We're thankful for his service to our country and we're eager to advance cybersecurity in the public sector through his counsel."
Thycotic prevents cyberattacks by securing passwords, protecting endpoints and controlling application access. Thycotic is one of the world's fastest growing IT security companies because we provide customers with the freedom to choose cloud or on premise software solutions that are the easiest to implement and use in the industry. Thycotic has grown to serve more than 7,500 customers.
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