Nominet appoints Simon Whitburn as Global SVP for Cyber Security Services

20th October 2017


Nominet has appointed Simon Whitburn as Senior Vice President Cyber Security Services to lead its Cyber Security Services team. Simon will develop the sales strategy and new market focus as it expands globally and broadens its suite of cyber services, building on Nominet’s heritage of DNS expertise.

Simon brings his extensive sales and channel expertise at global board level in the security software industry with both government and commercial clients across developed and developing markets. Simon joins Nominet from Cognosec Europe, where as Sales Director he successfully established a new security solution and managed service VAR in key European markets.

Simon McCalla, CTO of Nominet said: “We’re delighted to welcome Simon to our team. His strong go-to-market global experience both direct and with partners is the perfect match for our new Cybersecurity Services and our UK and international client base.”

Nominet’s DNS Cyber Security Services team monitors, analyses and supports responses to security incidents across client networks as part of their overall security solution.  The service incorporates Nominet’s purpose-built DNS analytics turing platform, which monitors and ingests up to one million security and network events per second to support its threat mitigation.