SafeBreach Appoints Former Radware Executive Yotam Ben Ezra as Vice President of Products

Company Also Expands Advisory Board with Three Industry Thought Leaders

Menlo Park, California, UNITED STATES

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SafeBreach, the leader in Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS), announced the appointment of Yotam Ben Ezra as the company’s new vice president of products. Mr. Ben Ezra brings more than a decade of product innovation and thought leadership in the security industry. The company also welcomed three new Advisors to join its growing bench of industry leaders.

Yotam joins SafeBreach from Radware (RDWR) where he spent nearly a decade leading the company’s security product lines. Having held numerous product management security leadership positions at Radware, he served as director of security innovation, CTO Office and vice president, product management. Mr. Ben Ezra has also served as security research lead at Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP).

SafeBreach has also expanded the company’s team of Advisors with three new executives with complementary and extensive experience in the cybersecurity industry. New Board of Advisors, include:

  • Robert Bigman – former chief information security officer (CISO), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), now serving as CEO at 2BSecure
  • Malcolm Harkins – chief security and trust officer at Cylance, acquired by BlackBerry (BB)
  • Brian Johnson – senior director, information security at PayPal Holdings (PYPL)

“We are incredibly fortunate to have Yotam, Robert, Malcolm and Brian as part of the SafeBreach family,” said Co-Founder and CEO Guy Bejerano at SafeBreach.They bring the real-world and industry experience, strategic vision and drive that will keep SafeBreach in a position to take full advantage of the explosive growth we’ve seen in the Breach and Attack Simulation market.”

Bigman, Harkins and Johnson join SafeBreach’s existing Board of Advisors, including: 

  • Varun Badhwar, senior vice president, products and engineering, Palo Alto Networks (PANW);
  • Niall Browne, CISO, Domo (DOMO);
  • Robert Fly, CEO, Elevate Security;
  • Gram Ludlow, vice president of global information security, Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation (VAC);
  • Moti Rafalin, CEO, VFunction;
  • Craig Rosen, vice president and CISO, AppDynamics, now part of Cisco (CSCO);
  • Sherry Ryan, vice president and CISO, Juniper Networks (JNPR)
  • Ronni Zehavi, CEO, Hibob

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About SafeBreach
SafeBreach is the leader in Breach and Attack Simulation. The company’s groundbreaking platform provides a “hacker's view” of an enterprise’s security posture to proactively predict attacks, validate security controls and improve SOC analyst response. SafeBreach automatically executes thousands of breach methods from an extensive and growing Hacker’s Playbook™ of research and real-world investigative data. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, the company is funded by Sequoia Capital, Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners, Draper Nexus, Hewlett Packard Pathfinder, PayPal, and investor Shlomo Kramer. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @SafeBreach.

Jennifer Torode
CHEN PR for SafeBreach

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Yotam April 29 2019