Sourcefire Appoints John Becker as Chief Executive Officer

Sourcefire Appoints John Becker as Chief Executive Officer 
Appoints Kevin Klausmeyer to Its Board of Directors 
Founder Martin Roesch Continues as CTO and Member of Board 
COLUMBIA, MD -- (Marketwired) -- 04/08/13 --  Sourcefire, Inc.
(NASDAQ: FIRE), a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions,
today announced that it has appointed John Becker as Chief Executive
Officer effective immediately. In addition, Sourcefire today
announced that Kevin Klausmeyer has joined its Board of Directors as
an independent director.  
Lt. Gen. (ret.) Steven R. Polk, Chairman of the Board of Directors of
the Company, commented, "We are thrilled to announce John as the new
CEO of Sourcefire. He is a seasoned technology leader with a
demonstrated track record of success. John has been an active member
of our Board of Directors for several years, and Sourcefire has
already benefitted from his experience and leadership. The board is
confident that John will be successful in leading the Company on the
execution of its Agile Security vision." 
Mr. Becker said, "I am honored and excited to be named Sourcefire's
CEO. As a board member, I have witnessed firsthand how Sourcefire has
established itself as an outstanding organization based on
innovation, industry leading solutions, a diverse go-to-market model
and a strong company culture. I look forward to building on this
solid foundation as we continue to drive the future of network
security, capture our significant market opportunity, and grow the
Company." Mr. Becker remains a member of the Board. 
Martin F. Roesch, founder of the Company who has served as interim
Chief Executive Officer since June 28, 2012, will continue in his
role as Chief Technology Officer and remain a member of the Board.
Lt. Gen. (ret.) Polk added, "The Board would also like to express its
profound thanks to Marty for his vision and leadership over the past
several months." 
New Board of Directors Member  
Kevin Klausmeyer has joined Sourcefire's Board of Directors as an
independent director and been named Chairman of the Company's Audit
Committee and a member of its Compensation Committee.  
Mr. Klausmeyer is an experienced financial leader with extensive
experience at both public and private companies in the technology
industry.
 From July 2003 to September 2012, Mr. Klausmeyer served on
the board of Quest Software, a publicly traded company, and was
chairman of that company's audit committee. From August 2006 to
February 2011, Mr. Klausmeyer was the Chief Financial Officer of The
Planet, a provider of dedicated web hosting products and services.
Before joining The Planet, Mr. Klausmeyer was Chief Financial Officer
of RLX Technologies, a developer of management and provisioning
software for utility computing environments. Prior to RLX
Technologies, Mr. Klausmeyer served as Chief Financial Officer of
PentaSafe Security Technologies. Mr. Klausmeyer also was Corporate
Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of BMC Software, a publicly
traded company, and spent 13 years in public accounting with Arthur
Andersen LLP. Mr. Klausmeyer graduated from the University of Texas
with a BBA in Accounting. 
About Sourcefire  
Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIRE), a world leader in intelligent
cybersecurity solutions, is transforming the way global large- to
mid-size organizations and government agencies manage and minimize
network security risks. With solutions from a next-generation network
security platform to advanced malware protection, Sourcefire provides
customers with Agile Security(R) that is as dynamic as the real world
it protects and the attackers against which it defends. Trusted for
more than 10 years, Sourcefire has been consistently recognized for
its innovation and industry leadership with numerous patents,
world-class research, and award-winning technology. Today, the name
Sourcefire has grown synonymous with innovation, security
intelligence and agile end-to-end security protection. For more
information about Sourcefire, please visit www.sourcefire.com.  
Sourcefire, the Sourcefire logo, Snort, the Snort and Pig logo, Agile
Security and the Agile Security logo, ClamAV, FireAMP, FirePOWER,
FireSIGHT and certain other trademarks and logos are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Sourcefire, Inc. in the United States and
other countries. Other company, product and service names may be
trademarks or service marks of others. 
 Editors' Notes: 
John Becker, Chief Executive Officer 
John Becker is a seasoned technology professional with more than 20
years of technology industry expertise and a demonstrated and
extensive track record of success. Mr. Becker has served on the Board
of Directors of Sourcefire since 2008. Prior to his appointment as
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sourcefire, Mr. Becker was CEO of
ScienceLogic, a provider of network monitoring software, from April
2012 through March 2013. Previously, Mr. Becker was the CEO of
Approva Corporation, a leading provider of continuous controls
monitoring software, from 2008 until its acquisition by Lawson
Software in September 2011. Prior to Approva, Mr. Becker was CEO of
Cybertrust, a leading global information security services company,
acquired by Verizon Business in 2007. Mr. Becker held a series of
executive positions with AXENT Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded
information security software and services company, and was appointed
CEO in 1997 and Chairman of the Board in 1999. Mr. Becker was
instrumental in leading AXENT from start-up in 1994 to an Initial
Public Offering (IPO) in 1996 and finally the sale of AXENT to
Symantec Corporation in late 2000. Mr. Becker holds a B.S. in
Business Administration from the University of Richmond. 
Martin Roesch, Founder and Chief Technology Officer 
Martin Roesch founded Sourcefire in 2001 and serves as its Chief
Technology Officer (CTO) and a member of its Board of Directors. A
respected authority on intrusion prevention and detection technology
and forensics, he is responsible for the technical direction and
product development efforts for Sourcefire's commercial and open
source product offerings. Mr. Roesch, who has over 20 years of
industry experience in network security and embedded systems
engineering, is also the author and lead developer of the Snort(R)
Intrusion Prevention and Detection System (www.snort.org) that forms
the foundation for the Sourcefire IPS(TM). 
For more than a decade, Mr. Roesch has dedicated himself to
developing intelligent network security tools and technologies to
address evolving threats, applying his knowledge of network security
to network threat analytics and network forensics for numerous
government and multinational customers. Mr. Roesch has been
interviewed as an industry expert in multiple technology
publications, as well as print and online news services, such as
MSNBC, Wall Street Journal, CNET, ZDNet, and numerous books. Snort
was named to InfoWorld's Open Source Hall of Fame and has been
featured in Scientific American, on A&E's Secret Places: Inside the
FBI, and in several books, such as Network Intrusion Detection: An
Analysts Handbook, Intrusion Signatures and Analysis, Maximum
Security, Hacking Exposed, and others. 
Mr. Roesch has received a host of awards for his technology
innovation and vision. Most recently, he was recognized as a 2010
Security Superstar by Everything Channel's CRN magazine for the value
his innovations provide partners and customers, and was selected as
one of eWeek's Top 100 Most Influential People in IT. 
Mr. Roesch holds a B.S. in E
lectrical and Computer Engineering from
Clarkson University. 
Cautionary Language Concerning Forward-Looking Statements  
The statements contained in this release that are not historical
facts are "forward-looking statements" (as such term is defined in
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995) that involve
risks and uncertainties. These statements include expectations
regarding the Company's future execution, market opportunity and
growth.  
Management cautions the reader that these forward-looking statements
are only predictions and are subject to a number of both known and
unknown risks and uncertainties, and actual results, performance,
and/or achievements of Sourcefire, Inc. may differ materially from
the future results, performance, and/or achievements expressed or
implied by these forward-looking statements as a result of a number
of factors. These factors include, without limitation, those risks
and uncertainties described from time to time in the reports filed by
Sourcefire, Inc. with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Sourcefire, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update any
forward-looking statements.  
Media Contact:
Jennifer Leggio
Sourcefire
650-260-4025
jleggio@sourcefire.com 
Investor Contact:
Staci Mortenson
ICR
203-682-8273
Staci.Mortenson@icrinc.com 
 
 
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