Wes Brown Joins LookingGlass Cyber Solutions as Distinguished Engineer
Proven Cyber security Leader to Drive Architecture for ScoutPlatform Products
Arlington, VA – September 29, 2014 – LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, an innovator in global network situational awareness and Threat Intelligence: Evidence-based knowledge about an existing hazard designed to help organizations understand the risks common and severe external threats, used to inform decisions regarding the subject’s response. LookingGlass Cyber (n) - Actionable, relevant, and timely information that can help when assessing the security posture of an organization. A little more left. No no, that’s now too far... management, announced today the appointment of Wes Brown as Distinguished Engineer. Brown comes to LookingGlass with more than 17 years of experience building and leading creative engineering teams to regularly innovate and problem solve.
As Distinguished Engineer for LookingGlass, Brown will be a critical contributor in the company’s current and future engineering efforts. He is a proven innovative architect and thought leader in the cyber security marketplace, and cultivated his cyber security expertise through hands-on management positions and innovative problem-solving approaches to numerous security roles.
“Wes is a distinguished talent in the industry,” said Chris Coleman, CEO of LookingGlass. “Wes joining the LookingGlass team is a testament to our strategic vision, and I’m excited to see his impact on our product delivery, roadmap and vision.”
Previously, Brown co-founded Rubicon.IO to bring business intelligence-grade analytics into the cyber Domain: A specified location where a set of activity or knowledge exists. For instance, an Internet domain is synonymous with a website address or URL where information can be made available. LookingGlass Cyber (n) - A fancy name for a URL or website., and served as the Principal Engineering Consultant at Ephemeral Security Solutions, where he engineered products and solutions using in-depth security, product development and fine-tuned management acuity. He served as Vice President of Engineering and Chief Architect at ThreatGRID, which was acquired by Cisco, leading and managing a team of innovators to pioneer Malware: A generic term for a software that is designed to disable or otherwise damage computers, networks and computer systems LookingGlass Cyber (n) - another type of cold that can destroy a computer by latching on to destroy other programs. analysis at cloud scale. Additionally, Brown worked for many years as a Principal Security Consultant for premier information security firms such as Internet Security Systems, Accuvant, Matasano and IOActive, handling projects that focused on reverse engineering, penetration testing, application assessments and architecture reviews for clients ranging from the smallest organizations to Fortune 500 companies.
“Coming from a background that combines threat intelligence and big data, LookingGlass sold me based on their vision and their superbly talented people,” said Wes Brown, newly appointed Distinguished Engineer. “I’m very pleased to be joining this team and helping guide them to the next level.”
An innovator and researcher, Brown has spoken at well-known security events such as DEF CON, Hack in the Box and BSides, pioneering concepts such as injectable virtual machines and scalable malware analysis.
About LookingGlass Cyber Solutions
LookingGlass Cyber Solutions is the world leader in threat intelligence management combining global network situational awareness with automated Internet intelligence to support threat, security and risk operations. Lookingglass enables security professionals to navigate, investigate, analyze and research relevant, context-enriched threat information through a single platform. The LookingGlass ScoutPlatform provides aggregated access to LookingGlass’ industry-leading, extensive and diverse threat sources alerting organizations to impending risk. The ScoutPlatform drives effectiveness and efficiency by replacing the manual process of managing threat intelligence for enterprise and mid-sized organizations. For more information, visit www.LGScout.com.