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Optiv Security to Present Diverse Arsenal of Topics at Black Hat USA 2016

Denver – July 26, 2016 – Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced that five of its security experts will present at Black Hat 2016. The seasoned security professionals will demonstrate three separate open source tools for enterprise penetration testers at the Arsenal Hall, provide advice to attendees on how to succeed in their career and give a behind-the-scenes look at the Black Hat network.

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Optiv Security Appoints Former Experian Technology Executive Paul Lehman as Chief Information Officer

Denver – June 21, 2016 – Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced the appointment of former Experian technology leader Paul Lehman as chief information officer (CIO). Lehman brings more than 25 years of business, technical, operational and financial experience to Optiv, where he is responsible for spearheading the company’s information technology (IT) vision, strategy and execution of enterprise-wide IT initiatives to better serve internal and external clients, and help optimize business results.

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Optiv Security Ranked Top 25 Solution Provider by CRN

Denver – June 16, 2016 – Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced that it ranked number 25 on The Channel Company’s 2016 CRN Solution Provider 500 (SP500), making it the only pure-play security company listed in the top 100.

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Optiv Security’s JD Sherry to Present on Cloud Security at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

Denver – June 13, 2016 – Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced that JD Sherry, vice president, cloud security, will speak at the 2016 Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit. Sherry will present his session, “Who’s On First? Don’t Be Confused About IR in the Cloud,” on June 16 from 9:15 – 10:00 a.m. EST. The summit is scheduled to take place June 13-16, 2016 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md.

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Optiv Security Hires Seasoned Executive Cheryl McGrath as Country General Manager in Canada

Toronto – June 8, 2016 – Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced it has hired seasoned Canadian executive Cheryl McGrath to serve as country general manager in Canada. McGrath will focus on expanding Optiv’s presence across the country and deepening the company’s local cyber security capabilities to support the specific needs of Canadian-based organizations.

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The Identity Defined Security Alliance Releases New Integration Framework to Help CISOs Rapidly Build Identity-Centered Security Solutions; Welcomes Two New Technology Members

New Orleans – June 7, 2016 – At the Cloud Identity Summit (CIS), the Identity Defined Security Alliance supported by founding members Ping Identity, the leader of Identity Defined Security™, and Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced the release of a new identity integration framework. Alliance members jointly created the framework, which showcases the capabilities and specific best-of-breed technologies necessary for CISOs to implement comprehensive, next generation solutions that securely place identity at the center of security.

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Optiv Security Ramps Up for Cloud Identity Summit

Denver – June 6, 2016 – Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced that its security experts will participate in eight different sessions at the 2016 Cloud Identity Summit (CIS). The speakers will share insights based on their expertise in helping organizations plan, build and run successful cloud and identity-focused security programs. The summit is scheduled to take place June 6-9, 2016 at the New Orleans Marriott in Louisiana.

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Optiv Security Further Strengthens New England Presence with Acquisition of Adaptive Communications

Denver – June 2, 2016 – Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Adaptive Communications LLC, a New England-based provider of robust and flexible information security solutions. The transaction further strengthens Optiv’s presence across New England while increasing its cyber security capabilities and expertise in the region. As a result, companies based in New England will have more local access to Optiv’s comprehensive services and solutions to better plan, build and run successful cyber security programs.

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Optiv Security Acquires Substantially All Assets of Evantix to Build Industry’s First Holistic, Cloud-Based Third-Party Risk Solution

Denver – May 12, 2016 – Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced that it has completed the purchase of substantially all assets of Evantix GRC, LLC, a Calif.-based provider of a Software as a Service (SaaS) application for managing third-party risk. Optiv will combine the Evantix technology platform with Optiv’s existing third-party risk services to develop the industry’s first holistic, cloud-based third-party risk cyber security solution. The terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.

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Optiv Security Experts to Present at Dark Reading Cyber Security Summit

Denver – April 25, 2016 – Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced that two of its security experts will present at Dark Reading’s Cyber Security Summit, which operates in conjunction with Interop Las Vegas. Rafal Los, managing director, solutions research and development, and Peter Gregory, executive director, will discuss enterprise security posture and security risks involved in the electronic supply chain, respectively.

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Optiv Security Expands Identity and Access Management Leadership Position with Close of Advancive Acquisition

Denver – April 12, 2016 – Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Advancive LLC, a provider of identity and access management (IAM) services and solutions. The transaction and resulting combination of people, know-how and best practices, allows Optiv to continue to expand its IAM expertise and offerings, and provide new and innovative IAM services and solutions.

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Optiv Security Increases Focus on Holistic Cyber Security Solutions for Healthcare and Critical Infrastructure Industries

Denver – March 2, 2016 – Optiv Security, a leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced it has formalized its focus on solving the specific cyber security problems facing healthcare and critical infrastructure organizations. As part of this effort, Optiv appointed Larry Whiteside Jr., a seasoned industry CISO, as vice president to lead the creation of holistic solutions that will enable organizations in these vertical markets to better align their security strategies and programs with business objectives.

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Optiv Security’s James Christiansen to Present Session on Business Associate Risk at HIMSS16

Denver – March 2, 2016 – Optiv Security, a leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced that James Christiansen, vice president, information risk management, will speak at the 2016 HIMSS Conference & Exposition. Christiansen will present his session “Five Steps to Managing Business Associate Risk” on Mar. 2 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. PST at the Sands Expo Convention Center in Las Vegas.

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Optiv Further Strengthens Commitment to Helping Organizations Holistically Solve Cyber Security Problems

Denver – February 25, 2016 – Optiv Security, a leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced it has expanded its commitment to helping clients better solve cyber security problems with the appointments of respected security strategists Stuart Solomon and JD Sherry. In their newly created roles, Solomon and Sherry are working with subject matter experts across Optiv to create holistic, programmatic offerings that bring together the right people, processes and technology in a sustainable and scalable way.

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Optiv Security Gears Up for RSA Conference 2016

Denver – February 23, 2016 – Optiv Security, a leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced several of its industry-leading experts will participate in six different sessions at RSA Conference 2016. The experts will share insights based on their expertise from delivering the industry’s most holistic, programmatic cyber security solutions to clients around the world. Session topics include retaining women in the industry, evolution of the CISO, endpoint strategy, personal security and privacy, and techniques on lateral movement.

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Bit9 + Carbon Black Honors Optiv With Top Partner Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Denver – January 19, 2016 – Optiv Security, a leading provider of cyber security solutions, today announced it received the 2015 Bit9 + Carbon Black Best National Partner Award. This marks the fourth year in a row that Bit9 + Carbon Black has recognized the company as a top partner for showcasing outstanding cyber security expertise.

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Optiv Security Receives Palo Alto Networks Top Partner Award for Sixth Year in a Row

Denver – January 13, 2016 – Optiv Security, a leading cyber security solutions provider, today announced that it was named the Palo Alto Networks 2015 Americas Partner of the Year. This marks the fifth consecutive year that the company received this honor and the sixth time in a row that it was recognized as a top Palo Alto Networks partner. The company also was selected as Western Region Partner of the Year in 2010 and 2012.

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