ARLINGTON, Va. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lookingglass Cyber Solutions, the pioneer in delivering over-the-horizon visibility through a revolutionary Cyber Threat Intelligence Monitoring and Management platform, announced that the company has appointed Allan Thomson as Chief Technology Officer. With wide-ranging technology experience and a demonstrated leadership background, Thomson is charged with enhancing Lookingglass’ actionable intelligence capabilities.
“In the ongoing fight to keep their enterprise networks secured, many companies today are overwhelmed by the task of managing and using intelligence to identify, understand and prepare for high priority emerging threats,” said Chris Coleman, CEO of Lookingglass Cyber Solutions. “Allan Thomson’s broad software development and security expertise combined with his proven ability to deliver award-winning products will bring a new focus to the technical precision of our solutions and ensure they are aligning with our customers’ needs for actionable intelligence.”
Lookingglass will lean on Thomson’s expansive software development and architecture experience to further enhance its products and intelligence delivery capabilities as he defines the overall technical strategy and product architecture for Lookingglass’ Global Threat Intelligence Platform and future product lines.
“Lookingglass is a key innovator in the Global Threat Intelligence market and our delivery of cloud and customer premise based solutions is compelling,” said Allan Thomson, CTO of Lookingglass Cyber Solutions. “The security intelligence market demands agility, broad data coverage and ease of use. Lookingglass has shown its ability to deliver a monitoring and management platform that adds significant value to our customers’ security capabilities.”
Prior to Lookingglass, Thomson served as Principal Engineer at Cisco Systems, Inc. where he focused on the design and software architecture of Cisco’s Cyber Threat Defense System and Cisco’s Platform Exchange Grid. Previously, Thomson also served in key software architect and engineering roles with Airespace (acquired by Cisco Systems) and Trapeze Networks and is the author of over twenty issued US patents.
Lookingglass’ ScoutPlatformTM provides a global view into the Internet and transforms threat data into threat knowledge. This information is essential for security operations teams to identify, understand and prioritize cyber threats within and beyond the enterprise perimeter. The ScoutPlatform offers continuous monitoring capabilities that alert customers to the presence of threats within networks that are relevant to their organization while delivering aggregated, contextualized threat intelligence. Rather than being tied to the antiquated ‘stop any and all security events’ mindset, Lookingglass’ ScoutPlatform enables customers to rapidly determine the relevance of threats and more effectively focus resources, thereby adopting a new cyber security risk approach that tightly aligns business needs with operational realities.
Lookingglass Cyber Solutions is the world leader in threat intelligence monitoring and management enabling over the horizon (OTH) cyber threat visibility. With its ScoutVisionTM and CloudScoutTM products, Lookingglass delivers a threat intelligence monitoring and management workspace to continuously monitor for over the horizon threats, such as the presence of botnets, hosts associated with cybercriminal networks, unexpected route changes and the loss of network resiliency. Lookingglass’ outside-in approach accounts for a client’s entire enterprise cyber ecosystem including the extended enterprise, and other networks beyond their control. This visibility brings an unprecedented view to help organizations understand their risks and enable a more proactive approach to the management of their overall security posture. For more information, visit www.LGScout.com.