One of the World's Foremost Experts in Advanced Threat and Malware Analysis Joins Terremark's Industry-Leading Group of Information Security Professionals
MIAMI, Oct 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Terremark Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMRK), a leading global provider of managed IT infrastructure services, today announced the addition of Michael Hale Ligh, one of the world's foremost experts in advanced threat and malware analysis, to its Secure Information Services (SIS) team.
Ligh joins the Threat Intelligence group within Terremark's highly specialized SIS team, which has developed some of the industry's most cutting-edge cybersecurity technologies and boasts widely recognized experts in areas such as memory forensics, network intrusion detection and prevention, and vulnerability assessment. Through the development of proprietary cyber security tools and the delivery of managed security solutions, the company's SIS team helps to deliver unique value to customers leveraging Terremark's suite of services, including its cloud computing, managed hosting and network offerings.
"Companies and government agencies are facing increasingly advanced cyber threats to their mission-critical applications, and with the complexity of these threats constantly evolving, it is vital that these organizations leverage cutting-edge tools and industry thought leaders to protect their data," said Christopher Day, Terremark's Chief Security Architect and Senior Vice President of SIS. "Michael's addition provides our customers with another very knowledgeable expert to help them ensure their systems are protected against today's known threats, while also enabling them to combat future threats quickly and effectively."
In joining the Threat Intelligence group at Terremark, Ligh will work closely with Aaron Walters, Vice President of Advanced Security Projects, and the lead developer of Volatility, the open source memory forensics framework. Ligh is the author of "Malware Analyst's Cookbook and DVD: Tools and Techniques for Fighting Malicious Code" and a regular lecturer who has offered malware analysis courses around the world. Prior to joining Terremark, he worked on the malicious code operations team at iDefense Labs and held numerous positions in vulnerability research and malware cryptography for one of the largest healthcare providers in the United States and several financial institutions.
About Terremark Worldwide, Inc.
Terremark Worldwide (NASDAQ:TMRK) is a leading global provider of IT infrastructure services delivered on the industry's most robust and advanced technology platform. Leveraging data centers in the United States, Europe and Latin America with access to massive and diverse network connectivity, Terremark delivers government and enterprise customers a comprehensive suite of managed solutions including managed hosting, colocation, disaster recovery, security, data storage and cloud computing services. Terremark's Enterprise Cloud computing architecture delivers the agility, scale and economic benefits of cloud computing to mission-critical enterprise and Web 2.0 applications and its DigitalOps(R) service platform combines end-to-end systems management workflow with a comprehensive customer portal. More information about Terremark Worldwide can be found at http://www.terremark.com.
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