Eclypsium announced the appointment of Jarrod Bogue as Chief Revenue Officer and welcomed Arif Kareem to the board of Eclypsium.
As Eclypsium’s first CRO, Jarrod joins the organization with over 20 years of experience growing across multiple customer segments and geographies. After leading large global sales operations at software and hardware companies such as Siemens, Hewlett Packard Enterprises, Trend Micro, and Micro Focus Software, Jarrod will oversee Eclypsium’s business operations including the global sales organization, business development and distribution partnerships.
“With remote working becoming the default, attackers are focusing on end user devices and the ways in which users reconnect to the business. More and more, this has drawn their attention to firmware, which is rarely well protected, ”said Yuriy Bulygin, CEO of Eclypsium. “Jarrod joins Eclypsium at a pivotal time in the organization, as firmware security has become a critical part of modern enterprise security practices. We’re excited to have him join us in driving our growth and expanding our market reach to help more customers benefit from the visibility and control of their device risk that Eclypsium brings.
Eclypsium provides simple, automated security at the most critical layers of the most critical devices. Unlike traditional security that stops at the operating system or application layers, Eclypsium extends security to low-level code, firmware, hardware settings, and configurations that the higher software layers rely on. Security at this level is fundamental for network devices that rely on tightly integrated software, firmware, and hardware.
“During my tenure in this industry, I have seen enterprise-class CISOs better protect their organizations by patching operating system and application level vulnerabilities and patching their systems in a timely manner. But recent developments in the threat landscape highlight the need to secure the firmware layer, ”said Bogue. “I am delighted to join Eclypsium which is uniquely positioned to fill the gaps within this expanding attack surface and look forward to working with the most capable team to continue the company’s momentum.”
Eclypsium also announced the addition of Arif Kareem to its board of directors. Kareem brings more than 30 years of experience accelerating business growth in the enterprise software and network security markets. He is currently CEO of ExtraHop, a leading provider of cloud native network detection and response, and recently led the company through its $ 900 million acquisition by Bain Capital Private Equity and Crosspoint Capital Partners. .
Prior to joining ExtraHop, Kareem was President of Fluke Networks, where he realigned and broadened the company’s product portfolio to provide greater visibility into networks and cloud applications, enhancing the end-user experience. and increasing overall business value.
“Eclypsium’s mission is to address one of cybersecurity’s most overlooked challenges: firmware. While there are hundreds of products that address the top stack – monitoring, updating, and software fixes – Eclypsium is the premier platform that focuses on firmware integrity and security for every connected device, laptops to servers, IoT and OT. devices that remain largely untreated by traditional endpoint management. I look forward to working with the Eclypsium leadership team as they build the next generation of endpoint protection, ”said Kareem.
“We are incredibly fortunate to have assembled such a seasoned and seasoned team of advisors to help us navigate our growth as we expand our offering to address firmware issues across all of the company’s devices,” Bulygin continued. . “We are delighted to welcome Arif and know that he will provide essential insight and perspective to the business. “