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.
Dave DeWalt is the chairman of FireEye, a threat-detection computer security company
Online security threats have taken a new, darker turn in the past few years. Instead of script kiddies and credit-card hackers, the dominant threats now are government-backed entities.
After an eight-month hunt, security startup Palo Alto Networks has named a new CEO: Former Verisign CEO Mark McLaughlin.
The privately-held startup also released a few tidbits about its financial status, indicating that it was on track to book $200 …
Intel’s security- and antivirus-focused McAfee subsidiary has announced the departure of its president, David DeWalt.
This sets the stage for DeWalt’s likely hiring as the CEO of Palo Alto Networks, a network security company, as VentureBeat reported earlier.
“Dave has …
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.
According to the source, unrelated to the company, DeWalt has accepted the top …