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Optiv Security Acquires Decision Lab; Accelerates Execution of Growth Strategy by Expanding Advanced Security Analytics and Big Data Services

DENVER – November 16, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced it has acquired Decision Lab, a big data, automation and orchestration services company. The acquisition reinforces Optiv’s continued commitment to executing its global growth strategy, and augments the company’s capabilities related to advanced security analytics and big data solutions and services.

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Optiv Security Acquires Conexsys; Supports Global Business Growth Strategy by Accelerating Investment in Canada

DENVER and TORONTO – November 13, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced that it is continuing to accelerate its growth strategy by acquiring Conexsys, a Toronto-based security and networking solutions provider. This acquisition increases Optiv’s ability to serve Canadian, U.S. and global clients with expanded skills, knowledge and presence. Additionally, Optiv enhances its vertical presence in government markets, with the strong business relationships Conexsys brings with the Canadian government.

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Optiv Security Announces Two Executive Appointments Aligned to Business Growth Strategy

DENVER – November 9, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced it has named Peter Evans as chief marketing officer (CMO) and Sean Catlett to a newly-created role of senior vice president of emerging services, two key appointments that support the company’s global business growth strategy. Evans will be responsible for all aspects of marketing strategy and execution, and Catlett will focus on the incubation of cutting-edge offerings in areas such as cloud, next generation security operations and big data analytics.

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Optiv Security Named a Leader in Cybersecurity Consulting by ALM Intelligence

DENVER – November 8, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced ALM Intelligence has named it a leader in Cybersecurity Consulting. In the recently published report, ALM Vanguard Cybersecurity Consulting Providers, ALM states, “As the only pure-play cybersecurity firm in the Vanguard, Optiv has been able to create uniquely thorough advisory services, including developing a cybersecurity strategy and assessing/designing IT capabilities and needs that complement both the firm’s depth on the topic and breadth of services.”

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Optiv Security Expert John Turner to Discuss the Intersection of Application Development and Cloud Security at SecTor 2017

TORONTO – November 2, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced that John Turner, senior director of cloud security, will present at SecTor 2017. Turner’s session, “Cloud Security is Application Security – Securing the Cloud as a Team,” will take place on November 15, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Ontario.

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Optiv Security’s New Comprehensive Approach Helps Enterprises Clarify and Satisfy All Cyber Security Requirements of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

DENVER – October 17, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced a unique, programmatic approach that distills the complex European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and enables companies to meet all cyber security-related requirements of the regulation.

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Optiv Security Named a Strong Performer in Two 2017 Industry Analyst Evaluations: Information Security Consulting Services, and Digital Forensics and Incident Response Services

DENVER – October 12, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced it has been named a “strong performer” in two independent research reports: The Forrester Wave™: Information Security Consulting Services, Q3 2017, and The Forrester Wave™: Digital Forensics and Incident Response Service Providers, Q3 2017.

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Richard Fadden to Keynote Optiv Security Enterprise Security Solutions Summit in Toronto

TORONTO – September 18, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced that Richard Fadden, former National Security Advisor to Prime Ministers Stephen Harper and Justin Trudeau, will deliver the featured keynote address at Optiv’s Toronto Enterprise Security Solutions Summit (ES3).

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Optiv Security Appoints Dave DeWalt and General (Ret.) David Petraeus to Board of Directors

DENVER – September 7, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced two new appointments to its Board of Directors: Dave DeWalt, former FireEye and McAfee chief executive officer, who will serve as vice chairman of the board, and retired United States Army General David Petraeus.

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Optiv Security Recognized as One of North America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

DENVER – September 6, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced that it has been named to this year’s Inc. 5000, a ranking of North America’s fastest-growing private companies. After growing nearly 75 percent in the past three years and achieving more than $2 billion in gross revenue for 2016, Optiv is one of only eight multi-billion dollar organizations and the largest cyber security company to make this year’s list.

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Optiv Security Ranked Top 10 Global Security Consulting Provider by Revenue by Gartner

DENVER – August 2, 2017 – Optiv Security today announced it has been included in Gartner’s annual list of top 10 global security consulting services providers. The ranking and an analysis of the list is included in Gartner’s June 2017 report, Market Share Analysis: Security Consulting Services, Worldwide, 2016.

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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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