LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM and NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – Apr 22, 2015) – Glasswall Solutions (“Glasswall”), a global information security company, announced today the expansion of its North America operations with the opening of a New York office to help clients meet and address increasing global threats. Jeroen Plink, former Chief Executive Officer US of Practical Law Company (PLC), has been appointed Managing Director and will lead Glasswall US sales and marketing operations. With over 19 years of experience in the legal services and technology industries, Plink will be actively involved in overseeing business development, client relations and overall business operations for Glasswall US. Glasswall’s San Francisco operations will continue to focus on strategic partnerships.
Cyber criminals are adapting techniques to find new and more effective ways to steal customer personal and financial information and as organizations continue to struggle with the ever-increasing challenges of collecting, using, disclosing and protecting personal information, Glasswall’s unique approach to eliminating the risk of targeted file-based cyber attacks. Through its patented technology, Glasswall is helping organizations to mitigate risk by ensuring that electronic files entering an organization manage 100% of risk. Glasswall goes beyond deep-level inspection, giving unprecedented visibility of file DNA, which is reconstructed at byte level, providing complete file sanitization. Information Technology and cybersecurity professionals are then fully equipped with a level of analysis, granularity and understanding of each file that no other technology offers.
“We are extremely fortunate to have Jeroen join our growing Glasswall team to expand our US operations,” noted Greg Sim, CEO of Glasswall Solutions. “Jeroen’s global perspective and hands-on experience in the legal and technology industries affords Glasswall with a unique opportunity to be a valuable resource for our clients by helping them to manage their vulnerabilities and ensure compliance and controls within their organizations. We are committed to bringing the highest standards of industry leadership as we grow globally.”
With its unique approach to file security at a granular level, Glasswall significantly raises a company’s ability to combat inbound cyber threats and manage potential risks. Glasswall not only provides complete protection against the most sophisticated, previously unseen threats, but puts security professionals back in control.
“Glasswall is quickly becoming a pioneer in the understanding and remediation of unstructured data in commonly used files, file policy control and ownership and I am excited to be joining a company on the cutting edge of technology and practical solutions,” Plink said. “Its globally patented technology is truly innovative and will be a disruptor in the world of security and content management.”
Formerly a lawyer with Clifford Chance, Plink co-founded a SaaS company in early 2000, which was sold to PLC. Prior to the acquisition of PLC by Thomson Reuters in 2014, Plink set up and led its US operations and grew the US business to over 250 employees. At the time of the acquisition, PLC provided practical know-how solutions as a service to 80% of the US largest law firms and over 1,000 corporations. Plink is a board member and adviser to a number of companies in the US and Europe.
Jeroen Plink photograph available for download: http://bit.ly/J_Plink
Glasswall’s Midtown Manhattan office is located at 54 W 40th Street, New York, NY 10018.
About: Glasswall Solutions, a global information security company with offices in London, San Francisco and New York, provides organizations with unique protection against cyber threats through its innovative, groundbreaking security technology. The forensic data that Glasswall Audits produce provides essential insight into threats already within networks and provides fresh insight into unknown and as yet undetected cyber threats. With Glasswall, key cyber security decision makers are better equipped with actionable intelligence to immediately act, respond and set compliance standards to meet crucial data security requirements. Online: www.glasswallsolutions.com.
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