ExtraHop, a leader in cloud-native network detection and response, has expanded its presence in Australia with the appointment of Keith Symons as Regional Sales Manager.
Based in Melbourne, Symons joins ExtraHop with more than 20 years of IT industry sales, business development and channel development experience. Focused on the financial services and public sectors, Symons will be responsible for account management and new business development to support increased customer demand for ExtraHop’s breakthrough solutions which provide complete visibility, real-time detection and intelligent response.
Symons commenced his IT industry career with Trend Micro as Channel Sales Manager followed by working in business development and sales management roles with SafeNet, Oracle, Symantec, CheckPoint and Tenable Network Security. Most recently, he was Regional Sales Director for Australia and New Zealand at Menlo Security.
“Appointing Keith reflects our strategy to add specific domain experts and industry technology leaders to ensure that we are anticipating every technology advantage to help our customers and partners create robust cybersecurity strategies,” said David Sajoto, Vice President of Asia Pacific and Japan, ExtraHop. “We are delighted that Keith has joined us at this time in the company’s growth. He has a strong track record of success in sales and business development within IT and cybersecurity and will be a real asset to ExtraHop as we continue to protect private and public organisations from an ever expanding hybrid attack surface.”
Symons added, “I admire the ExtraHop approach to cybersecurity, in understanding the changing risk needs of its customers and how it then applies innovation. At the same time, the company balances the strength of its global scale with belief in the local team and the importance of enduring relationships with customers, channels and partners.”
ExtraHop is on a mission to arm security teams to confront active threats and stop breaches. Our Reveal(x) 360 platform, powered by cloud-scale AI, covertly decrypts and analyses all cloud and network traffic in real time to eliminate blind spots and detect threats that other tools miss. Sophisticated machine learning models are applied to petabytes of telemetry collected continuously, helping ExtraHop customers to identify suspicious behavior and secure over 15 million IT assets, 2 million POS systems, and 50 million patient records. ExtraHop is a market share leader in network detection and response with 30 recent industry awards including Forbes AI50, Cybercrime Ransomware 25, and SC Media Security Innovator.