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Claroty Appoints Former Head of NSA and U.S. Cyber Command to Lead Advisory Board
NEW YORK, February 13, 2019 – Claroty, the leader in operational technology (OT) security, today announced the appointment of U.S. Navy Admiral (Ret.) Michael S. Rogers as Chairman of the company’s Board of Advisors, effective immediately.
Admiral Rogers recently retired from the United States Navy after a distinguished 37-year career. In 2014, Rogers was appointed by President Barack Obama as the 17th Director of the National Security Agency and the 2nd Commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, receiving unanimous confirmation from the United States Senate. Most recently, he presided over the activation of the Pentagon’s Cyber Mission Forces and the elevation of the U.S. Cyber Command to unified combatant command status. As Chairman of Claroty’s Board of Advisors, Rogers will lead a distinguished cadre of business and security leaders to provide guidance and counsel to the company and its customers on emerging cybersecurity trends and requirements.
“It’s both humbling and a great source of pride that Admiral Rogers chose to join our mission of protecting industrial networks from the most sophisticated cyberthreats,” said Amir Zilberstein, Co-founder and CEO of Claroty. “His combination of operational experience, executive management and leadership in the cybersecurity field is unrivaled, and he will be a tremendous asset to both our team and our customers.”
“Owners of critical infrastructure in the U.S. and abroad face a deluge of sophisticated cyberthreats to their operations. Claroty understands these threats better than anyone in the industry and this superior understanding is reflected in the performance and broad adoption of their technology,” noted Admiral Rogers. “I look forward to working with Claroty and their customers on the vitally important mission of protecting our critical infrastructure in our digital and hyperconnected age.”
Headquartered in New York and launched as the second startup from the famed Team8 foundry, Claroty combines elite management and research teams with deep technical expertise from both IT and OT disciplines. The company is backed by an unrivaled syndicate of investors and partners, including some of the most important industrial control automation companies and asset owners on earth. With an unmatched understanding of ICS, SCADA and other essential OT/IIoT systems, Claroty built a fully integrated cybersecurity platform. Our award-winning suite of products provides extreme visibility into industrial networks – enabling unparalleled cyberthreat protection, detection and response. For more information, visit www.claroty.com.