09 Feb Syncurity Appoints John Jolly as New CEO
Current Founder and CEO JP Bourget Becomes Chief Security Officer
ARLINGTON, VA, February 9, 2017 -— Syncurity, a market leader in the emerging security orchestration space and a Mach37 portfolio company, today announced that it has appointed John Jolly as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective immediately. John replaces JP Bourget, who founded Syncurity in 2014 and led the company through a successful initial round of financing as well as the acquisition of multiple Fortune-500 customers.
JP will remain with Syncurity as Chief Security Officer (CSO), and will continue to work with customers and market influencers to drive adoption of the company’s flagship IR-Flow® platform. Syncurity is focused on making an organization’s security operations center (SOC) more powerful by delivering a fully-realized incident response platform that can be delivered and made operational today.
John joined Syncurity in January 2016 as Vice President of Customer Success and Business Development. Prior to Syncurity, he was a Vice President and General Manager at General Dynamics, where he led a large portfolio of commercial and Federal cybersecurity programs, which included Fidelis Security Systems and a market-leading breach response business. John is an honors graduate of the University of Maryland Baltimore County and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
“JP has done a tremendous job in developing and bringing to market a compelling product that solves a significant problem – improving incident response investigations. The company is poised for rapid growth and I am honored and excited to step into this role,” said Jolly. “Our strong focus on understanding the needs of security teams across the maturity spectrum and enabling their success through our IR-Flow® platform will continue to be core to the company’s vision.”
Syncurity Chairman of the Board Tim Sullivan added, “John is a proven leader with a strong background in cybersecurity and a track record of business growth and success. The board is delighted that he has agreed to step into the CEO role at this time.”
Syncurity will demonstrate its latest release of IR-Flow at the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco, CA February 13th to 16th. For more information or to schedule a demo e-mail us at: [email protected] or visit us online at www.syncurity.net
Syncurity™ optimizes and integrates people, process and technology to realize better cybersecurity outcomes and accelerate security operations teams by delivering an agile incident response platform. Syncurity’s IR-Flow® platform streamlines security operations by force multiplying people, process, and technology in a virtual SOC to drive better security outcomes.
IR-Flow accelerates alert triage and validation with pre-built integrations that enable context enrichment and automated action across the security stack. It delivers a robust workflow capability for incident handling and an extensible data model that enables customized reporting for analysts, SOC managers, and CISO’s. Using IR-Flow security teams are able to reduce alert triage and escalation time by over 80 percent, implement consistent, repeatable, and auditable processes for incident handling, create a system of record for security operations, and deploy new security use cases in hours.