Welcome!

Open Source Cloud Authors: Zakia Bouachraoui, Liz McMillan, Elizabeth White, Pat Romanski, Yeshim Deniz

Related Topics: Cloud Security

News Feed Item

Wireless Security Expert Andrew Lockhart Joins Network Chemistry

Developer of Popular Open Source Security Software to Drive R&D for Leading Wireless Security and Management Provider

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Network Chemistry Inc., the leading provider of integrated RF security and management solutions, announced today the appointment of Andrew Lockhart as lead security analyst. Mr. Lockhart is recognized as one of a handful of wireless security experts and is best known for founding the Snort-Wireless project, which added wireless intrusion detection capabilities to Snort, the leading Open Source intrusion detection system software.

Andrew Lockhart is an active writer and industry speaker and recently authored the well-known book "Network Security Hacks" which was published by O'Reilly in five languages. The book provides a guide for network administrators to make Linux, UNIX, and Windows networks more secure. At Network Chemistry, Mr. Lockhart will be responsible for driving the research and development of advanced security features for RFprotect(TM), the company's industry-leading wireless intrusion detection and prevention system (WIDP).

"Network Chemistry is investing heavily in R&D to extend its leadership position in WIDP technology, a commitment that requires constant vigilance and innovation," said Rob Markovich, Network Chemistry's president and CEO. "Andrew has a broad and deep knowledge of the threats that wireless systems face, and a proven track record of developing solutions and policies to thwart them. Andrew adds to an already impressive technical staff, which is by far the strongest team of experts in the field of wireless security and management systems."

"I joined Network Chemistry because of its demonstrated technical leadership in the WIDP market and its strong support for Open Source security software," said Mr. Lockhart. "As the use of wireless networks becomes prevalent for business-critical applications, assuring the security and performance of the end users, data, and infrastructure must be addressed."

Andrew Lockhart comes to Network Chemistry from IBM Global Services and has extensive experience working as a private security consultant. Mr. Lockhart holds a BS in computer science from Colorado State University.

About Network Chemistry

Network Chemistry provides enterprise-class systems that increase the security and performance of wireless networks and protect business critical applications. Its award-winning RFprotect system is the industry's first highly scalable wireless intrusion protection system, providing complete detection, assessment, prevention, and auditing of wireless threats and attacks, while offering a breakthrough reduction in total cost of ownership. Network Chemistry, founded in 2002, is based in Redwood City, California, and is privately funded by Geneva Venture Partners, Innovacom (the venture arm of France Telecom), and In-Q-Tel (the venture arm of the Central Intelligence Agency). For more information, visit http://www.networkchemistry.com/ or call 1-888-952-6477.

NOTE: All product and company names herein are trademarks of their respective owners.

Network Chemistry Inc.

CONTACT: Megan Atiyeh of Engage PR, +1-510-748-8200, ext. 228, or
[email protected]

Web site: http://www.networkchemistry.com/

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
While the focus and objectives of IoT initiatives are many and diverse, they all share a few common attributes, and one of those is the network. Commonly, that network includes the Internet, over which there isn't any real control for performance and availability. Or is there? The current state of the art for Big Data analytics, as applied to network telemetry, offers new opportunities for improving and assuring operational integrity. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jim Frey, Vice President of S...
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, provided an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settl...
@CloudEXPO and @ExpoDX, two of the most influential technology events in the world, have hosted hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors since our launch 10 years ago. @CloudEXPO and @ExpoDX New York and Silicon Valley provide a full year of face-to-face marketing opportunities for your company. Each sponsorship and exhibit package comes with pre and post-show marketing programs. By sponsoring and exhibiting in New York and Silicon Valley, you reach a full complement of decision makers and buyers in ...
Two weeks ago (November 3-5), I attended the Cloud Expo Silicon Valley as a speaker, where I presented on the security and privacy due diligence requirements for cloud solutions. Cloud security is a topical issue for every CIO, CISO, and technology buyer. Decision-makers are always looking for insights on how to mitigate the security risks of implementing and using cloud solutions. Based on the presentation topics covered at the conference, as well as the general discussions heard between sessio...
The Internet of Things is clearly many things: data collection and analytics, wearables, Smart Grids and Smart Cities, the Industrial Internet, and more. Cool platforms like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Intel's Galileo and Edison, and a diverse world of sensors are making the IoT a great toy box for developers in all these areas. In this Power Panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists discussed what things are the most important, which will have the most profound e...
The Jevons Paradox suggests that when technological advances increase efficiency of a resource, it results in an overall increase in consumption. Writing on the increased use of coal as a result of technological improvements, 19th-century economist William Stanley Jevons found that these improvements led to the development of new ways to utilize coal. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Mark Thiele, Chief Strategy Officer for Apcera, compared the Jevons Paradox to modern-day enterprise IT, examin...
Rodrigo Coutinho is part of OutSystems' founders' team and currently the Head of Product Design. He provides a cross-functional role where he supports Product Management in defining the positioning and direction of the Agile Platform, while at the same time promoting model-based development and new techniques to deliver applications in the cloud.
There are many examples of disruption in consumer space – Uber disrupting the cab industry, Airbnb disrupting the hospitality industry and so on; but have you wondered who is disrupting support and operations? AISERA helps make businesses and customers successful by offering consumer-like user experience for support and operations. We have built the world’s first AI-driven IT / HR / Cloud / Customer Support and Operations solution.
LogRocket helps product teams develop better experiences for users by recording videos of user sessions with logs and network data. It identifies UX problems and reveals the root cause of every bug. LogRocket presents impactful errors on a website, and how to reproduce it. With LogRocket, users can replay problems.
Data Theorem is a leading provider of modern application security. Its core mission is to analyze and secure any modern application anytime, anywhere. The Data Theorem Analyzer Engine continuously scans APIs and mobile applications in search of security flaws and data privacy gaps. Data Theorem products help organizations build safer applications that maximize data security and brand protection. The company has detected more than 300 million application eavesdropping incidents and currently secu...