AT&T's Cybersecurity Solutions Division Now Led by AlienVault's Barmak Meftah; Company Will Create a New Standalone Cybersecurity Solutions Division
AT&T's new standalone cybersecurity solutions business division will focus on making AT&T's extensive cybersecurity capabilities and technologies accessible to businesses of all sizes around the globe.
Under Meftah's leadership, AT&T will continue to support and expand AlienVault's investment in their multichannel sales ecosystem including value added resellers, distributors and managed security service providers while also building on AlienVault's foundational technology and threat research.
"Together we have the opportunity to simplify a complex problem and automate how customers tackle their cybersecurity needs," Meftah said. "We will combine our phenomenal threat detection, incident response, and compliance security platform with AT&T's managed security capabilities, making near real-time threat information actionable and achievable."
The market-facing AT&T cybersecurity solutions business division will be led by AlienVault President and CEO Barmak Meftah. Meftah will become president of AT&T Cybersecurity Solutions and CEO of AlienVault. He will report to Thaddeus Arroyo, CEO, AT&T Business. Meftah will combine the strengths of AlienVault's foundational Unified Security Management platform and Open Threat Exchange with AT&T's suite of managed cybersecurity services, solutions and network visibility to better protect businesses. AT&T's new standalone cybersecurity solutions business division will focus on making AT&T's extensive cybersecurity capabilities and technologies accessible to businesses of all sizes around the globe.