Tripwire Names Rod Murchison Vice President of Product Management and Technology Alliances Newly appointed executive is information security pioneer and inventor Business Wire PORTLAND, Ore. -- June 27, 2013 Tripwire, a leading global provider of IT security solutions, today announcedthat Rod Murchison has joined the company as its vice president of product management & technology alliances. Murchison is a pioneer in the field of data security, cyber analytics, networking, and identity and fraud protection. Murchison brings over 20 years of experience in product development and go-to-market strategies for innovative IT security and networking solutions. Before joining Tripwire, Murchison was senior vice president of engineering and product management for Narus, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, where he drove development efforts focused on a unified approach to real-time, streaming, and deep analytic applications for network-oriented big data. Prior to Narus, Murchison held executive positions in engineering, marketing and product management for companies such as Code Green Networks, Juniper Networks, NetScreen Technologies and Blue Coat Systems. He is an inventor of several U.S. and foreign patents in network security, authentication and authorization, and broadband multimedia services. At Tripwire, Murchison will lead product strategy and technology alliances to expand Tripwire’s partner ecosystem and breadth of enterprise-ready solutions. He will also be the executive sponsor for the federal market with a strong focus on promoting government oriented standards and validation programs such as SCAP, FIPS 140-2, and USGv6. “Rod’s unique background in product management, engineering and marketing is impressive, but when it’s combined with his extraordinary track record as an inventor of innovative information security technologies, it’s clear that Rod is both an information security innovator and a visionary,” noted Jim Johnson, CEO at Tripwire. “We’re excited to have Rod join our team as we ramp up our marketing program to meet the global demand for Tripwire’s growing portfolio of information security products.” Murchison earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University and serves on the advisory board for Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology. He is an avid long-distance open water competitive swimmer and a yearly participant in Swim Across America, a charity event dedicated to raising money and awareness for cancer research, prevention, and treatment. About Tripwire Tripwire is a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, enabling enterprises, government agencies and service providers to effectively connect security to their business. Tripwire provides the broadest set of foundational security controls including security configuration management, vulnerability management, file integrity monitoring, log and event management. Tripwire solutions deliver unprecedented visibility, business context and security business intelligence allowing extended enterprises to protect sensitive data from breaches, vulnerabilities, and threats. Learn more at www.tripwire.com or follow us@TripwireIncon Twitter. Contact: Tripwire Shelley Boose, 408-398-6987 SBoose@tripwire.com
Tripwire Names Rod Murchison Vice President of Product Management and Technology Alliances
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