Facebook may have been the IPO that people everywhere anticipated and then lamented, but 2012 was largely defined by a series of stellar public debuts by enterprise software markers.
Dave DeWalt — known for his big personality, top-secret government clearance, and work as former chief executive at McAfee — is taking over as chief executive for security company FireEye today. He hopes to lead the company to an IPO quickly.
Cloud Security company Qualys is up 18 percent in after hours trading. The company debuted on the NASDAQ today, with a slow start ending in an 11 percent climb.
After an eight-month hunt, security startup Palo Alto Networks has named a new CEO: Former Verisign CEO Mark McLaughlin.
Intel’s security- and antivirus-focused McAfee subsidiary has announced the departure of its president, David DeWalt.
David DeWalt is about to leave his post as president of McAfee to become the CEO of Palo Alto Networks, a late-stage security startup, VentureBeat has learned.