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Digital Guardian Secures $30 Million, Expands Leadership Team

Digital Guardian, a data loss prevention (DLP) software provider, has raised $30 million in a financing round led by private equity investor LLR Partners. The company will use the funding to bolster its Data Protection Platform.

In addition, Digital Guardian has announced the following executive hires:

  • Constance Stack as Chief Strategy Officer and CMO: Stack will lead Digital Guardian's global marketing team. She originally joined Digital Guardian as its CMO in 2013.
  • Debra Danielson as CTO and SVP of Engineering: Danielson is responsible for managing Digital Guardian's technical vision and overseeing the company's day-to-day engineering operations. She previously served as SVP for merger and acquisition strategy at CA Technologies.
  • Ben Cody as SVP of Product Management: Cody leads product strategy for Digital Guardian’s product and service lines. He most recently served as VP of Product Management at McAfee.

Furthermore, Digital Guardian in February appointed former CA executive Mordecai Rosen as its CEO. Rosen is expected to help Digital Guardian grow its DLP business and extend its push into the endpoint detection and response (EDR) space, the company said.

A Closer Look at Digital Guardian

Digital Guardian offers a Data Protection Platform that identifies and stops both internal and external cyberattacks. The platform features DLP and EDR capabilities to help organizations secure their sensitive data.

Also, Digital Guardian provides the Synergy Partner Program for MSSPs, solution providers and other technology resellers. Synergy Partners can leverage Digital Guardian's Data Protection Platform, as well as access various sales and marketing tools and resources.

Dan Kobialka

Dan Kobialka is senior contributing editor, MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. He covers IT security, IT service provider business strategies and partner programs. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.