Lance Mueller Joins Absolute to Lead Incident Response and Forensics Team
Vancouver, Canada: October 21, 2015–Absolute® Software Corporation(TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions, today announced that Lance Mueller will join Absolute to lead its Incident Response and Forensics professional services team.
In this new position, Mr. Mueller will be responsible for the delivery of professional service capabilities that include security incident response and forensic investigations. This includes endpoint risk assessments, security incident monitoring, forensic analysis, special investigations, incident remediation, eDiscovery, and litigation support.
Mr. Mueller is a seasoned veteran in cyber-related investigations and digital forensics. Prior to joining Absolute, Mueller was a senior forensic analyst at IBM Global Security Services, where he led teams performing risk assessments and large-scale incident response initiatives for enterprise organizations. Mueller has previously held cybersecurity roles at Qualcomm and the U.S. Department of State, as well as a 14-year career working in law enforcement.
“Absolute Persistence is a platform that stands alone in its capability. It serves as a powerful security layer and a valuable forensics tool. As a former customer, I have relied on Absolute to help me uncover the nature and methodology of security attacks so we could successfully protect and secure corporate infrastructure and data,” said Mueller. “I am excited to lead the team and contribute to the ongoing success of Absolute.”
“We are incredibly fortunate to welcome such a proven security forensics professional to the Absolute team,” said Geoff Haydon, chief executive officer, Absolute. “Lance has been driving security risk assessments and leading incident response teams for some of the most influential technology organizations in the world. His leadership and guidance will allow us to accelerate the advancement of our endpoint security and data risk management offerings and provide an elite level of service and customization to our customers.”
Absolute empowers more than 12,000 customers worldwide to protect devices, data, applications, and users against theft or attack — both on and off the corporate network. With the industry’s only tamper-proof endpoint visibility and control solution, Absolute allows IT organizations to enforce asset management, security hygiene, and data compliance for today’s remote digital workforces. Absolute’s patented Persistence®technology is embedded in the firmware of Dell, HP, Lenovo, and 22 other leading manufacturers’ devices for vendor-agnostic coverage, tamper-proof resilience, and ease of deployment. See how it works atwww.absolute.comand follow us at@absolutecorp.