Accuvant Expands its Presence in the South

Hires Jon Ruby to Lead New Office in Tampa, Florida; Grows Team in Austin, Texas

TAMPA, Florida - February 1, 2010 - Accuvant, a leading provider of information security, risk and compliance management consulting services, announced today that it has expanded its presence in the southeastern United States, opening a new office in Tampa, Florida. The office will be led by Jon Ruby, an account manager who joined the company early last month.

"Accuvant continues to extend its reach into major cities across the U.S., and we are pleased to be establishing a presence in the underserved Tampa market," said Mark Bennett, area vice president of sales for Accuvant. "We anticipate organizations will place a greater focus on information security this year as the implications for managing risk are more widely understood. With broad, deep experience working in a variety of client environments across industry verticals, Accuvant is uniquely qualified to help companies align their regulatory and IT security requirements with business objectives, clarify complex IT security challenges and be completely confident in their ongoing security decisions. We are very fortunate to have Jon join the team, and look forward to further growing our business in the southeast."

Ruby, who brings more than 17 years of experience to the position, will be responsible for introducing Accuvant's consulting services to Fortune 1000 accounts in the southeast U.S. that have security and compliance requirements. Prior to Accuvant, Ruby was an independent sales representative focused on managed security services. He also served as an account manager for several leading technology manufacturers, including Mirage Networks, Internet Security Systems, netForensics, 3Com and Olicom. Ruby holds a degree in business administration from the University of Central Florida.

Also today, Accuvant announced its presence in Austin, Texas. Since mid-2009, the company has tripled the number of employees there. This brings the total number of cities in which Accuvant is located to 27.

About Accuvant

Accuvant is a leading provider of information security, risk and compliance management consulting services, with more than 2,000 customers across North America and Europe. The company's security advisors use industry expertise and proven methodologies to help large enterprises assess their environments, improve their compliance postures and secure their infrastructures. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has 27 offices across the United States. For more information on Accuvant, please visit