SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - December 08, 2015) - EdgeWave® (, a leading San Diego-based cyber security firm, announced today that Steve Orenberg has been named President and CEO. Mr. Orenberg was most recently the President of Kaspersky Lab Inc., a position he held for 10 years, during which he founded Kaspersky's North American operations and grew it to $160 million in sales. He also launched Kaspersky's presence in Latin America, managed a restructuring of Western European operations, and served as a member of the parent company's Board of Directors from 2007-2014. Additionally, during the course of his distinguished career, Mr. Orenberg has been President in North America of cyber security companies Sophos, NetGuard, and Dr. Solomon's software, which was acquired by Network Associates (McAfee) in 1998.

"Steve Orenberg brings decades of demonstrable success in the cyber security market and we are thrilled he has joined us to usher in the next stage of our growth," said Lou Ryan, Executive Chairman of the Board. "Steve was directly responsible for growing Kaspersky Lab from a non-presence in the North American market to the powerhouse it is today. His keen understanding of our sector, along with his familiarity with our products, is exactly what we need at this stage in our growth."

EdgeWave helps organizations defend against cyber attacks and advanced threats with powerful yet simple-to-use web security, email security, and next-generation firewall solutions. By incorporating 24/7 human analysis along with machine and threat intelligence, EdgeWave is able to detect and quickly respond to emerging threats.

"EdgeWave has an impressive technological foundation and a solid differentiated position in the security landscape," said Mr. Orenberg. "I appreciate the confidence that Mr. Ryan and the Board have shown, and I am excited about the new opportunities for growth and expansion offered by our security capabilities and technologies. The management team and I share the same drive to take EdgeWave to new heights."

About EdgeWave, Inc.

EdgeWave is a cyber security industry leader, delivering innovative, effective and efficient security solutions across the full spectrum of business and government organizations. EdgeWave combines machine, threat and human intelligence to anticipate, identify, and defend against sophisticated adversaries and advanced security threats.

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