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Optiv Security Experts to Offer Insights and Unveil New Security Tools at Black Hat USA 2017

DENVER – July 12, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced seven of its security experts will speak at Black Hat USA 2017. Presentations will include three security tools being unveiled at the Arsenal Hall, a briefing on intrusion prevention, a panel discussion on career development, and a review of the 20-year history of Black Hat.

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Optiv Security Announces Two New Offerings to Help Organizations Build Identity Centric Security Programs

DENVER – June 19, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced the availability of two new identity and access management (IAM) offerings that support organizations trying to put identity at the core of their cyber security programs. The first is Optiv’s Identity Centric Security Workshop which provides an overview of IAM and related trends and vendors, assesses their current state and maturity, and offers recommendations on how to develop and implement a successful IAM program.

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Six Optiv Security Experts to Speak at Cloud Identity Summit 2017

DENVER – June 15, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced six of its veteran security experts will be speaking at the Cloud Identity Summit, which takes place from June 19-22, 2017 in Chicago at the Sheraton Grand. Richard Bird, executive director, office the CISO, will present a keynote entitled, “Security in a Volatile Landscape.” Attendees will learn how organizations are using and securing the cloud, and how to leverage orchestration and automation to maximize existing investments. Additional sessions will cover identity, cloud security and authentication.

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Optiv Security Hires Industry Veterans to Expand Offerings; Help Clients Better Achieve Measurable Results

DENVER – June 13, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced the appointment of three industry veterans to lead its partner solutions, risk and compliance services, and managed security services (MSS) functions. These moves further Optiv’s larger strategy of providing organizations with holistic cyber security solutions comprised of the right products and services to achieve measurable results.

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Optiv Security Ranked Top Pure-Play Security Company on CRN SP500

DENVER – June 7, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced that it is the top ranked pure-play security company on The Channel Company’s 2017 CRN Solution Provider 500 (SP500). Listed at number 27, Optiv achieved a more than 20 percent compound annual growth rate over the last three years.

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Optiv Security Enhances Third-Party Risk Intelligence Capabilities to Address Continuous Cyber Security Risk Monitoring Challenges

DENVER – May 23, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced it has enhanced the intelligence capabilities within its award-winning third-party risk management platform, Optiv Evantix, to address organizations’ challenges with continuous cyber security risk monitoring provided by BitSight.

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Optiv Evantix Wins 2017 IT World Award® in Information Security and Risk Management Category

DENVER – May 18, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced that Optiv Evantix 5.0 has been named a silver winner in the information security and risk management category of the 12th Annual 2017 IT World Awards®. These premier information technology awards by Network Products Guide honor achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry.

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Optiv Security Experts to Speak at Interop ITX 2017

DENVER – May 15, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced that three of its security thought leaders—Sean Cordero, Peter Gregory and Dawn-Marie Hutchinson—will participate in four separate speaking sessions at Interop ITX Conference. Session topics include securing enterprise infrastructure, career opportunities in IT security, the security skills shortage and third-party risk management.

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Optiv Security Named LogRhythm’s First Ever Partner of the Year

DENVER – April 13, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced it has been named as LogRhythm’s first ever Partner of the Year. The award recognizes Optiv for its expertise and excellence in providing a wide range of consulting and managed services for LogRhythm products. It was presented at LogRhythm’s recent Partner Summit Awards Dinner in Boulder, Colo.

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Optiv Appoints Former RSA Senior Executive David Castignola as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales

DENVER – April 11, 2017 – Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced the appointment of veteran security sales executive David Castignola as the company’s first executive vice president of worldwide sales and a member of the executive leadership team.

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Optiv Security Bolsters Northeast Presence with Comm Solutions Acquisition

DENVER – March 20, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced that it has acquired Comm Solutions, a premier regional provider of enterprise-level security and networking technology, services and solutions. The transaction significantly strengthens Optiv’s local and regional sales and services delivery capabilities in the northeast, predominantly in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and New York.

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Optiv Security Experts Set to Discuss Cloud Security, Security Lifecycles and Smart IT Outsourcing at RSA Conference 2017

DENVER – February 8, 2017 – Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced that three of its experts will be speaking at RSA Conference 2017. The event will take place from Feb. 13 - 17 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Optiv will exhibit at booth #S1127.

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Optiv Security and KKR Complete Equity Transaction

DENVER and NEW YORK – February 1, 2017 – Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, and KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced the completion of a previously announced acquisition of a majority stake of Optiv by KKR.

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Optiv Security Announces New Cyber Threat Intelligence-as-a-Service to Help Organizations Build Advanced “Beyond-the-Perimeter” Capability

DENVER – January 11, 2017 – Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced the general availability of its cyber threat intelligence-as-a-service offering.

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