SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 2, 2013) - Appthority, a global provider of cloud-based mobile application security services, today announced that Mark Hodgson has joined the company as vice president of marketing. Mark will lead Appthority's charge in global marketing initiatives, brand development, key partner relationships and demand generation.
"Mobile app analysis has developed into a fast-paced and growing field, which makes this an exciting time to join Appthority," said Hodgson. "Appthority is at the forefront of enterprise mobile security. With BYOD bringing mobile apps into the workplace, Appthority is helping enterprises protect company data from risky apps and mobile malware. I look forward to expanding our platform and building global awareness of mobile app risk management and mitigation."
With more than 25 years of experience in marketing technical products and services to consumers and corporations, Mark offers an extensive knowledge in building and driving customer-focused brand management. Mark's background in the mobile and Web application security spaces will aide him with his new responsibilities, which include leading global marketing programs for enterprise customers and partners.
Most recently, Mark was responsible for leading WhiteHat's marketing strategy, which included corporate marketing, demand generation and research initiatives. He has also previously served in marketing management roles at Charles Schwab, BigFix, Symantec, SecurityFocus and Hewlett-Packard.
"Not only is Mark a seasoned expert in the security space, but he understands the importance of providing quality services and dependable solutions with proven results," said Domingo Guerra, co-founder and president of Appthority. "I am pleased to welcome Mark aboard our team and look forward to his contributions to Appthority's growth."
Appthority® -- The Authority in App Security™ helps the enterprise identify and manage the risks hidden in mobile apps. The cloud-based Appthority Platform™ automatically identifies and grades risky behavior in mobile apps including known and unknown malware, new malware used in targeted attacks, corporate data exfiltration, and intellectual property exposure. The Appthority Platform integrates with the enterprise's existing mobile solutions, adding app reputation and risk analysis capabilities to Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM), Mobile Device Management (MDM), Mobile App Management (MAM) Enterprise App Catalogs, and Enterprise Mobile App Developers' Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process. For more information on Appthority please visit www.appthority.com.
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