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OPAQ CTO Tom Cross Named Industry Leader of the Year by SC Media


IT Security Researcher, Entrepreneur and Advocate Recognized for his
Contributions with 2018 Reboot Leadership Award

OPAQ, the network security cloud
company, today announced that its CTO Tom Cross has been recognized as a
Reboot Leadership Award 2018 recipient by SC Media, publishers of SC
Magazine, in the C-Suite category. The annual awards honor executive and
professional leaders for their unique, inventive and inspiring
contributions that improve security, shape the industry, provide thought
leadership, and otherwise have a positive impact on cybersecurity.

Tom is profiled in SC Magazine at:

"It's an honor to be recognized by SC Media alongside so many great
computer security professionals," said Tom Cross, CTO of OPAQ. "We are
constantly seeing the development of new attack techniques and new
threats, yet millions of users are able to rely on the Internet every
day because of the efforts of talented people throughout this industry,
who work hard to confront these challenges."

Tom Cross is currently CTO of OPAQ, which enables service providers to
make Fortune 100-grade security accessible to midsize enterprises via
the cloud over a fully encrypted SD-WAN. As CTO of Drawbridge Networks,
he led the technical team that invented dynamic endpoint
micro-segmentation security technology. He was previously Director of
Security Research at Lancope and Manager of IBM Internet Security
Systems X-Force Advanced Research team. Tom co-founded Industrial
Memetics, which developed an early social networking platform called
MemeStreams. He also co-founded EFGA (Electronic Frontiers Georgia).

About OPAQ
OPAQ is the premier network security cloud
company. OPAQ's platform-as-a-service enables partners to deliver
Fortune 100-grade security-as-a-service to midsize enterprises on a
fully encrypted SD-WAN optimized for speed and performance. With OPAQ,
service providers are equipped with a simplified ability to centrally
monitor security performance and compliance maturity, generate reports,
manage security infrastructure, and enforce policies – all through a
single interface. This empowers OPAQ partners to grow revenue and
margins, eliminate complexity and costs, and establish a competitive
advantage that helps them attract and retain customers. Based in
Northern Virginia, OPAQ is privately held and is funded by Greenspring
Associates, Columbia Capital, Harmony Partners, and Zero-G, Inc. To
learn more, visit

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