K2 Cyber Security, the leading vendor of next generation application workload protection solutions, today announced that veteran sales leader Monty Venkersammy has been appointed as Vice President of Channel Sales. K2 Cyber Security was named one of the hot newcomers to the RSA Conference in 2020 by Help Net Security.
Venkersammy is responsible for building the overall channel strategy for K2 Cyber Security, including signing new distributors and partners. K2 is committed to building and supporting a successful channel ecosystem to help companies secure their critical web applications.
“Monty has a proven track record of building strong partnership, distributor and channel programs,” said CEO & Co-Founder, Pravin Madhani. “I am excited to have Monty on board and working with him to accelerate K2’s momentum in the application workload security market.”
Venkersammy brings to K2 Cyber Security extensive experience working in enterprise sales, and partnering with channel partners, distributors and strategic alliances. Monty has spent the last 20 years in the security industry as an entrepreneur and sales executive working in security companies such as Trend Micro, Sendmail (Proofpoint), Lastline and Malwarebytes. At Malwarebytes and Lastline, he was Vice President of Business Development and was the first Enterprise RVP Salesperson. Over the past 20 years, Monty has forged successful relationships with key channel partners, resellers and distributers, empowering them to bring value-added solutions to their customers.
“I’m excited to engage new partners, alliances and sales channels to help build the momentum for K2 in a growing market,” said Venkersammy. “During these troubled times, organizations are accelerating their move to the cloud and many are struggling to deliver the security needed to protect their application workloads. K2’s innovative runtime protection offers the visibility needed to protect against sophisticated attacks and improve a company’s defensive posture.”
About K2 Cyber Security
K2 Cyber Security delivers the Next Generation Application Workload Protection Platform to secure web applications and container workloads against sophisticated attacks, including OWASP Top 10 and memory-based attacks. K2’s Platform is deployed on production servers for runtime protection of application workloads and on pen-testing / pre-production servers to identify the location of the vulnerable code in real-time. K2’s solution generates no false alerts, eliminates breaches due to zero-day attacks and dramatically reduces security costs. K2’s Platform can be deployed in multi-cloud or on premise and protects all applications, container workloads and Kubernetes.
For more information, go to www.k2io.com
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