Qualys has appointed Randy Barr as its chief security officer (CSO).
Barr was most recently was the information security officer at Yodlee and was CSO for the Cisco company WebEx Communications, a provider of web communication services. He will be responsible for security, risk management and business continuity planning of the QualysGuard platform.
He will also lead the Qualys CSO advisory board efforts to collaborate with customers on devising and implementing security and compliance best practices.
Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO of Qualys, said: “Randy was one of our early adopters when he was at WebEx and helped us shape the security of our SaaS platform. His strong technical background in securing global infrastructures will help us consolidate the global expansion of the QualysGuard SaaS Platform while bringing the CSO point of view at the core of what we do.”
“I am thrilled to join Qualys at this exciting time when cloud computing solutions are becoming prominent to help enterprises defend against recent threats,” said Barr.