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Cybereason Names Shai Horovitz its Chief Revenue Officer


Cybereason, creators of the leading Cyber Defense Platform, named Shai Horovitz as Chief Revenue Officer. Horovitz brings more than 15 years of industry experience to his new role. Horovitz will lead Cybereason’s global sales team, including sales engineering and sales operations. Since 2016, Horovitz has been the CEO of Cybereason Japan, a joint venture launched with SoftBank in 2016.

“I am extremely excited that Shai Horovitz is now leading our global sales operation. Our company is growing at a rapid pace and reaching new heights every year. Shai’s proven track record as CEO of Cybereason Japan and his knowledge of our company, customers and products is vitally important. What he did to grow a thriving business in Japan in the past three years is indicative of his focus, his work acumen and knowledge of the growing cybersecurity challenges facing global 2000 organizations,” said Lior Div, CEO and co-founder, Cybereason.

Cybereason recently expanded into many new countries, including Germany, Norway, Singapore, New Zealand and Canada. The company employs nearly 500 people and expects to grow globally by another 25-30 percent in 2019. The company is hiring across all departments including product, finance, marketing, operations and sales. In addition, the company is partnering with global industry service providers and hundreds of enterprises around the world.

“Cybereason’s continued rapid growth over the past 12 months is enabling our company to build market share and further expand our business into new countries and territories. Today, Cybereason is having a profound impact on the market, with hundreds of customers relying on us to not only identify malicious activity in their networks but to stop it immediately. It is truly an exciting time to be at Cybereason,” said Horovitz.

In addition to Cybereason’s growth in 2019, the company has earned many recent accolades including:

2019 CRN Security 100 - Endpoint security
2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Award for endpoint security
2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for EDR
2019 Next-Gen Cybersecurity Company of the Year- Cyber Defense Magazine
2019 Best Endpoint Security Product- Cyber Defense Magazine
2019 SC Awards UK Finalist- Best Endpoint Security Product
2019 Cybersecurity Company of the Year- CDM Infosec Awards
2019 Best EDR Product- CDM Infosec Awards
2019 Artificial Intelligence Innovator- IDC
2019 SC Media’s 30th Anniversary- Visionary Award- Sam Curry, chief security officer

“Our award-winning Cyber Defense Platform is the industry’s best at describing in real-time the full story of malicious activity so security analysts can stop attacks before material damage happens. Our customer base includes many of the top banks, healthcare companies, insurance agencies, and oil & gas companies,” added Horovitz.

About Cybereason
Cybereason, creators of the leading Cyber Defense Platform, gives the advantage back to the defender through a completely new approach to cybersecurity. Cybereason offers endpoint detection and response (EDR), next-generation antivirus (NGAV), and active monitoring services, powered by its cross-machine correlation engine. The Cybereason suite of products provides unmatched visibility, increases analyst efficiency and effectiveness, and reduces security risk. Cybereason is privately held, has raised $189 million from top-tier VCs, and is headquartered in Boston, with offices in London, Sydney, Tel Aviv and Tokyo.

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