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London, UK – 21 April 2008 - Protegrity Corporation, provider of data security management solutions to the enterprise, has appointed Iain Kerr to the position of Senior Vice President of Sales.

A senior business executive with a record of demonstrated success, Kerr has extensive international business experience with software and technology companies such as Verid, Sygate, Vista Software Solutions and Hyperion Solutions.

Prior to joining Protegrity, Kerr was Senior Vice President of Sales at Verid, a knowledge-based authentication solution provider where he more than doubled revenues in the 18 months prior to acquisition by RSA/EMC in June 2007. Prior to Verid, as Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Sygate Technologies, an enterprise endpoint security vendor, he grew revenues over 100% prior to the company’s acquisition by Symantec in October 2005.

“We’re very pleased to welcome Iain to Protegrity. He is a high-energy professional who has proven adept at driving growth of company revenues and improving team performance,” said Gordon Rapkin, CEO of Protegrity. “His strengths will further enrich Protegrity’s management team, and his experience and collaborative-focus will be a positive force as we continue to grow by providing our customers with practical solutions to their data security challenges.”

Kerr has a BA in Business and Finance, from De Montford University, Leicester.

“I am delighted to join the Protegrity team,” said Kerr. "Customers are rapidly recognising the need for centrally managed data security solutions that protect sensitive information against data breaches across their operations without disrupting existing business processes; and that is exactly what Protegrity provides.”


Paul Giardina
Tel: +1 203-326-7200

Jane Lee (PR for Protegrity)
Tel: +44 (0)1273 470199


Protegrity delivers centralised data security management solutions that protect sensitive information from acquisition to deletion across the enterprise. Protegrity’s customers maintain complete protection over their data and business by employing software and solutions specifically designed to encrypt data, safeguard web applications, and manage and report on security policy.

The company’s singular focus is on developing solutions that protect data and prevent data breaches. Protegrity employees are security technology specialists with deep expertise in encryption, key management, web application firewalls (WAF), PCI-DSS and security policy in distributed environments. Maximise security with minimal business impact with Protegrity’s Defiance® Suite, the high performance, transparent solution optimised for the dynamic enterprise.

Protegrity and Defiance are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Protegrity Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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