Blue Coat Systems' Michael Fey Joins Digital Guardian's Board of Directors

Waltham, Mass., Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Cybersecurity Visionary Aims to Strengthen Digital Guardian’s Leadership Position in the Data Protection Market

Waltham, Mass. - December 1, 2015Digital Guardian, a next generation data protection platform purpose built to stop data theft, today announced that Michael Fey, President and Chief Operating Officer at Blue Coat Systems, has joined its Board of Directors.

Fey’s successful track record of aligning customer requirements with Blue Coat’s diverse product areas including web security, encryption management, cloud offerings and advanced threat solutions is a critical skill set to add on to Digital Guardian’s board. Fey will assist Digital Guardian by providing strategic counsel and leadership as the company continues to expand its market share and operations across new industries and regions, and into the mid-market with their cloud-based managed service.

Prior to joining Blue Coat, Fey was executive vice president, chief technology officer and general manager of corporate products at Intel Security Group where he drove the company's strategic vision and security innovation. Fey also managed business operations and strategy for corporate product business units at McAfee, part of Intel Security.

“Sensitive data is the lifeblood of organizations and it’s under constant threat from both insiders and malicious external attackers,” said Michael Fey, president and chief operating officer at Blue Coat Systems. “The need for a unified data protection platform that secures information at both the network and endpoint level is crucial to organizations’ overall information security success. Digital Guardian’s solution fulfills this vision and I’m looking forward to working with their leadership team to help guide their technology and business strategy.”

“I’m extremely pleased that Mike has joined our Board of Directors as his leadership experience and business success will be a great asset to our team,” said Ken Levine, president and chief executive officer, Digital Guardian. “I’ve had the good fortune of working with, and for, Mike at McAfee for two years where his technical and business acumen were on full display. He is truly one of the thought leaders in our industry, and he will bring a unique perspective to Digital Guardian as we continue to expand our customer base by offering the highest level of data protection.”

About Digital Guardian

Digital Guardian is a next generation data protection platform designed to stop data theft. The Digital Guardian platform performs across the corporate network, traditional endpoints, mobile devices and cloud applications to make it easier to see and stop all threats to sensitive data. For more than 10 years, it has enabled data-rich organizations to protect their most valuable assets with an on premise deployment or an outsourced managed security program (MSP). Digital Guardian’s unique data awareness and transformative endpoint visibility, combined with behavioral threat detection and response, enables you to protect data without slowing the pace of your business. To learn more please visit: www.digitalguardian.com.

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