Former VP of Global Solution Sales of Cylance Joins AttackIQ to Lead Acceleration of Breach and Attack Simulation Solutions Market
SANTA CLARA, CA, January 7, 2019 -- AttackIQⓇ, the leading independent vendor of breach and attack simulation solutions, today announced Pedro Vidal has joined the company’s executive team as vice president of North America sales.
“Pedro is a proven force in the sales industry for security, making him a valuable addition to our growing executive team,” said Carl Wright, chief commercial officer of AttackIQ. “He is a well-rounded executive, with 20 years of experience building business partnerships, developing sales teams and leading go-to-market strategies. The addition of Pedro will help strategically advance our footprint and meet the growing demand for our product.”
Prior to AttackIQ, Vidal served as vice president of global solution sales, vice president of western North America sales and vice president of global consulting sales at Cylance. He also held various sales roles at Intel Security and McAfee. Across these roles, Vidal was responsible for driving solution sales worldwide predominantly in North America, UKI, and EMEA. He has extensive knowledge of IT Security industry, products, solutions, including Managed Services and Managed Threat Hunting.
“Customers need certainty that the security measures they have in place are effectively preventing critical infrastructure disruption, and AttackIQ specifically meets this need,” said Vidal. “As someone who has worked with customers firsthand, they want to know if their security investments are effective. Continuous security validation tools not only allow a company to secure their network, they allow them to ensure their cybersecurity investments are working properly and identify redundant tools, saving the company money. I look forward to joining this team and ensuring our customers’ needs are met.”
The AttackIQ platform leverages the MITRE ATT&CK framework and allows customers, both small and large, to reduce risk by taking a proactive approach to cybersecurity. The AttackIQ platform provides continuous security validation, empowering enterprises to find and address vulnerabilities before adversaries can find and exploit them. By continuously testing security controls, processes, and people with an automated validation platform, organizations can easily identify and remediate security issues before they become a serious problem.
Vidal earned a bachelor’s degree in network and communications management from Devry University in Dallas, Texas.
AttackIQ, a leader in the emerging market of breach and attack simulation, built the industry’s first platform that enables red and blue teams to test and measure the effectiveness of their security controls and staff. With an open platform, AttackIQ supports the MITRE ATT&CK framework, a curated knowledge base and model for cyber adversary behavior used for planning security improvements and verifying defenses work as expected. AttackIQ’s platform is trusted by leading companies around the world. For more information visit http://www.attackiq.com/. Follow AttackIQ on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Vimeo, and YouTube.