News Director of Corporate Communications Selected for U.S. Cybersecurity Leadership Delegation to Israel

By AIFL - Jan 26, 2016

Reprinted from Marketwired DUBLIN, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/26/16 --, the leading provider of cloud security solutions, today announced that its Director of Corporate Communications Anthony M. Freed, has been selected by the Israeli government to participate in a ten-member delegation representing prominent cybersecurity writers, journalists, practitioners, and researchers. The delegation will visit Israel to facilitate a mutual exchange of information security expertise and to learn more about the latest trends driving the security industry in Israel. The delegation is hosted by the government of Israel and is specifically being coordinated by the America-Israel Friendship League and the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Freed is part of an invitation-only program where Israel assembles groups of leaders from various U.S. private industry and government sectors to tour Israel to see the latest Israeli technological innovations, conducting a mutually collaborative exchange of ideas and best practices to promote citizen diplomacy for enhanced cultural understanding and appreciation of shared values between the U.S. and Israel. The visit will coincide with the Cybertech 2016 Conference in Tel Aviv, and as such, the leadership delegation program will focus on Israel's cybersecurity eco-system, which will include meetings with Israeli security company CEOs, and senior Israeli leaders in academia, industry, and defense. The U.S. delegation includes some of the most respected thinkers and writers in the field of cybersecurity, such as Adam Segal, Director of Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program for the Council on Foreign Relations; Richard Stiennon, author and Chief Research Analyst for IT-Harvest; Ben Rothke, author, CISSP CSO, Senior eGRC Consultant at Nettitude Group; and many others. "Israel has long been at the forefront of information security innovation. Participating in this delegation represents a great opportunity to learn more about the people, processes, and technologies that are driving the latest security developments in both the public and private sectors," Freed said. "It's an honor to join such esteemed colleagues as Richard Stiennon, Ben Rothke, Ed Covert, and the other delegates while the Israelis showcase the accomplishments of some of their best and brightest in the field of security." Prior to joining as its Director of Corporate Communications, Freed was a respected and widely published journalist, advisor, and publisher in the field of information security who developed several leading security publications. His selection for this prestigious U.S. delegation is validation of's capabilities as a center of thought leadership in cloud infrastructure security. About is the pioneer and leader in security and compliance automation for public cloud. The Evident Security Platform (ESP) enables organizations of all sizes to proactively manage cloud security risk -- minimizing attack surface and improving overall security posture, all from a single dashboard. ESP continuously monitors an organization's entire AWS footprint, identifying and assessing security risks, providing security staff with expert remediation guidance, and enabling painless security auditing and compliance reporting. Built on Amazon Web Services APIs, ESP is agent-less and can be deployed to even the most complex environments in minutes. is a privately held company based in Dublin, CA and backed by Bain Capital Ventures and True Ventures. For more information please visit: is an AWS Advanced Technology Partner (the highest tier of partnership with Amazon Web Services), a corporate member of the Cloud Security Alliance, and a participating organization of the PCI Security Services Council (SSC). Media Contact for Juliet Travis Travis Communications & Associates 510-479-3818 (office)510-612-9622 (mobile) Source: