CUPERTINO, Calif., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704), a global cloud security leader, announced a newly created position, U.S. vice president of cybersecurity. Tom Kellermann, a member of the Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th President, will focus on acting as a trusted cybersecurity advisor and strategist within the federal, state and local government markets. He will also use his experience as a security evangelist and government affairs expert to forge strategic partnerships both domestically and internationally, and increase Trend Micro's profile in emerging technologies and policy issues. Kellermann will be based in Washington, D.C.
"Tom is going to be a great asset to Trend Micro," said Thomas Miller, president, Trend Micro U.S. commercial operations. "Tom brings to us a deep understanding of security issues targeting our federal and government organizations and is a trusted expert in this area. His reputation and long-standing relationships will help us develop and execute a strategy aimed at building next-generation security solutions designed for governments."
Prior to Trend Micro, Kellermann served as Chief Technology Expert for Air Patrol, a leader in intelligent enterprise mobility solutions. He is a professor at American University's School of International Service and a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). Additionally, Kellermann is a member of the Committee of the Financial Coalition Against Child Pornography. He also co-authored the book "E-safety and Soundness: Securing Finance in a New Age."
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