Bricata Names John Becker Executive Chair of its Board of Directors
Seasoned Executive and Former Sourcefire CEO Brings More than 30 Years of Technology and Business Experience to the Fast-Growing Network Security Startup
Columbia, MD – January 29, 2020 – Bricata, Inc., a leading provider of comprehensive network protection, today announced it has named John Becker as executive chair of its board of directors. Over the course of his career, Becker has an extensive track record of successfully leading companies in the development of breakthrough technologies and achieving accelerated growth.
“We’re extremely pleased to have John in this board leadership role,” said Bricata CEO John Trauth. “John’s exceptional cybersecurity experience and industry knowledge is a key factor in Bricata’s sustained customer and product growth.”
Becker has served as the chief executive officer at companies including Sourcefire, ScienceLogic, Approva Corporation, Arbor Networks, Cybertrust, TruSecure and AXENT Technologies. He has served as a Bricata board member since July 2017.
“Bricata’s solution delivers the critical network visibility and context needed to protect organizations in today’s evolving and increasing threat landscape,” said John Becker, executive chair of the Bricata Board of Directors. “In the last 12 months, the company has released a new version of its platform, added key new executives to its leadership team, strengthened partnerships, and earned industry analyst recognition for its innovation in network traffic analysis and intrusion detection and prevention systems. I look forward to continuing to work with the Bricata team as they further develop the state-of-the-art in network protection.”
Bricata is the leader in comprehensive network protection. The Bricata solution provides unparalleled network visibility, full-spectrum threat detection, threat hunting and post-detection response capabilities in an intuitive, tightly integrated and self-managing system. Its automated detection, productive GUIs, and expert system workflows make it easy-to-use for novices, while granular control of its engines, access to rich network metadata and PCAPs, and true threat hunting capabilities give experts the power and control they demand. Bricata has been proven to speed incident resolution by up to eight times by reliably detecting threats and providing the context necessary to get to the truth quickly and act. For more information visit www.bricata.com.
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