Arxan Strengthens Leadership Position in Mobile and Internet of Things Application Security
Addition of seasoned executives from application security, mobile, and IoT industries and Excellence awards propel Arxan to the forefront of application security for Mobile and the IoT
BETHESDA, MD – April 26, 2016 – Arxan Technologies, the leading provider of application protection solutions, announced that it has been named as Cybersecurity Product winner of the 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Award in the Internet of Things (IoT) Security category. The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards is an annual competition that honors individuals, products, and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation, and leadership in information security. This award complements other IoT security honors Arxan has received, including the 2016 Cyber Defense Magazine Infosec Award for Best Product – IoT Application Protection, the 2015 IoT Evolution Award for IoT Excellence, and the 2015 Smart Machines Innovation Award for Application Protection of the IoT. "Congratulations to Arxan Technologies for being recognized as the winner in the Internet of Things (IoT) Security category of the 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards," said Holger Schulze, founder of the 300,000-member Information Security Community on LinkedIn. "With over 430 entries, the awards are highly competitive, and our winners reflect the very best in product innovation and excellence in the cybersecurity space."
Building on its IoT and Mobile application security leadership, Arxan has also made two strategic executive appointments. The company has named Mandeep Khera as Chief Marketing Officer. Khera brings more than two decades of marketing experience in application security, SIEM, Big Data, IoT, Mobile Application Development Platform (MADP), and other enterprise Software/Saas/Cloud solutions. Khera’s appointment follows another strategic hire at Arxan, that of Jim Love who was recently appointed as Senior VP of Worldwide Sales.
“These key executive appointments, awards, partnerships including IBM, and the fact that we’re protecting apps running on more than 500 million devices, position Arxan well to continue to be the most trusted leader in application hardening and self-protection,” said Joe Sander, CEO of Arxan. “Mobile and IoT are fast-moving market currents and Arxan is enabling companies to securely embrace and navigate them with confidence.”
About Arxan Technologies
Arxan makes the world’s applications universally secure and trusted. Our unique patented guarding technology 1) Defends applications against attacks, 2) Detects at run-time when an attack is being attempted, and 3) Responds to detected attacks to stop them, alert, or repair. Arxan offers solutions for software running on mobile devices, desktops, servers, and embedded platforms – ‘including those connected as part of the Internet of Things (IoT) – and is currently protecting applications running on more than 500 million devices across a range of industries, including: financial services, high tech/independent software vendors (ISVs), manufacturing, healthcare, digital media, gaming, and others. The company’s headquarters and engineering operations are based in the United States with global offices in EMEA and APAC. Learn more at www.arxan.com.
About The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards
The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards honor companies and individuals that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. This independent awards program is produced in cooperation with the Information Security Community on LinkedIn, tapping into the experience of over 300,000+ cybersecurity professionals to recognize the world’s best cybersecurity products, individuals and organizations. For more information visit www.cybersecurity-excellence-awards.com