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Lancope Appoints Joe Buchanan as Vice President of Systems Engineering
Nine-year Lancope veteran to lead solution architecture and implementation for Fortune 1000 companies
ATLANTA - April 23, 2013 – Lancope, Inc., a leader in network visibility and security intelligence, has announced the appointment of Joe Buchanan as vice president of systems engineering. Buchanan joined Lancope in 2004, most recently serving as a director, and has over 14 years of technology industry experience with a focus on analyzing complex networks and designing an effective security and monitoring solution. In his new role, he is responsible for driving technical pre-sales, solution architecture and implementation to ensure customer satisfaction for Fortune 1000 companies.
“Joe is a tremendous asset to our company and is loved by our customers and highly respected by our business partners,” said Mike Potts, president and CEO of Lancope. “He has already made great headway in ensuring a positive customer deployment experience, and will undoubtedly continue to work tirelessly in his new role to further grow Lancope’s customer base and expand our systems engineering infrastructure.”
Prior to joining Lancope, Buchanan worked in a senior systems support role with Mirant, a Fortune 500 energy company that was previously a division of Southern Company. Preceding Mirant, he spent seven years in the United States Air Force. Buchanan holds a B.S. degree in computer science from the University of Maryland, as well as numerous technical certifications.
“Since I joined the company in 2004, Lancope has continuously offered innovative solutions for solving the toughest network and security challenges facing governments and enterprises,” said Joe Buchanan, vice president of systems engineering for Lancope. “As IT infrastructure and the threat landscape continue to evolve, Lancope’s StealthWatch® System helps keep organizations a step ahead of attackers with unique, behavioral-based monitoring and advanced security intelligence. I look forward to playing an enhanced role in helping customers leverage StealthWatch to fend off sophisticated attacks and keep their networks up-and-running.”
By collecting and analyzing NetFlow, IPFIX and other types of flow data from existing infrastructure, StealthWatch significantly improves early threat detection and incident response capabilities for hundreds of government and enterprise organizations around the world. More information on StealthWatch can be found at: http://www.lancope.com/products/.
For further details on Lancope’s leadership team, go to: http://www.lancope.com/company-overview/management/.
Lancope, Inc. is a leading provider of network visibility and security intelligence to defend enterprises against today’s top threats. By collecting and analyzing NetFlow, IPFIX and other types of flow data, Lancope’s StealthWatch® System helps organizations quickly detect a wide range of attacks from APTs and DDoS to zero-day malware and insider threats. Through pervasive insight across distributed networks, including mobile, identity and application awareness, Lancope accelerates incident response, improves forensic investigations and reduces enterprise risk. Lancope’s security capabilities are continuously enhanced with threat intelligence from the StealthWatch Labs research team. For more information, visit www.lancope.com.