Former US Cyber Command Deputy Director Lieutenant General Robert Schmidle Jr. Joins Endgame Advisory Board
Arlington, VA -- September 29, 2016 -- Endgame, the leading provider of endpoint security solutions to hunt and close the detection gap against advanced adversaries, today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Robert E. Schmidle Jr., USMC (Ret.) to its Advisory Board. As a three-star general, who earned his doctorate from Georgetown University and the first ever Deputy Commander of United States Cyber Command, LtGen. Schmidle brings unparalleled vision, experience, and expertise to Endgame’s advisory board.
“LtGen. Schmidle’s strategic vision and experience working in the most sophisticated cyber operations at the Department of Defense make him an invaluable addition to the Endgame Advisory Board,” said Nate Fick, CEO of Endgame. “His guidance will be invaluable to us in supporting our rapidly growing business and addressing our customer's biggest security challenges. I’m honored that LtGen. Schmidle has joined as an advisor to help usher Endgame into its next phase of growth.”
LtGen. Schmidle brings years of experience in various positions in the United States Marine Corps and Department of Defense, including as the Principal Deputy Director, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation , Office of the Secretary of Defense in addition to previously serving as the Deputy Commander of United States Cyber Command, where he planned and conducted all cyber operations across the Department of Defense. He also served as Deputy Commandant for Aviation, developing and implementing the concept of digital integration.
“I’ve seen first-hand the importance of advanced cybersecurity solutions to secure digital infrastructure and protect our nation’s defense systems,” said LtGen. Schmidle. “Endgame’s unique understanding of adversary techniques, combined with its ability to detect never-before-seen attacks earlier than incumbents, fills a considerable gap left by today’s enterprise security solutions. I’m excited to work closely with Endgame to bring a new approach to bear in the digital domain - one that empowers security teams to become hunters to evict adversaries before it’s too late.”
Endgame is a leading provider of endpoint security solutions that enable enterprises to close the protection gap against advanced adversaries prevent advanced attacks and detect and eliminate resident [or ongoing] attacks. The Endgame platform empowers hunt teams, incident responders, and security analysts to conduct an end-to-end hunt mission, significantly reducing the time to detect and contain adversaries. Our IOC-independent platform covers the entire kill chain, leveraging machine learning and data science to uncover, in real-time, unique attacks that evade traditional defenses and respond precisely without disrupting normal business operations. For more information, visit www.endgame.com and follow us on Twitter@EndgameInc.