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MSSP Digital Hands Hires Kim Bilderback for Channel Sales

Digital Hands, a Top 250 MSSP and MDR (managed detection and response) service provider, has hired Kim Bilderback as its AVP of channel sales. Bilderback will lead Digital Hands' field sales team and drive sales via the company's channel partners, according to a prepared statement.

Kim Bilderback, AVP, Digital Hands
Kim Bilderback, AVP, Digital Hands

Bilderback most recently was senior director of cybersecurity services at AT&T Cybersecurity. He spent 12 years in this role and delivered new service packaging for the company's cybersecurity solutions, used multimedia technologies to train the business' sales organization on how to sell cybersecurity at scale and accelerated the growth of its small and medium-sized business (SMB) segment, Digital Hands indicated.

Furthermore, Bilderback has led teams that sold complex custom security solutions to large enterprises and state governments, Digital Hands noted. These teams delivered managed detection and incident response solutions designed to reduce customer risk and fulfill cybersecurity governance, risk and compliance (GRC) requirements.

Recent Digital Hands Business Moves

Digital hands has been active on the partner and talent fronts.

The company in December 2020 announced a strategic partnership with Securonix, which specializes in security information and event management (SIEM). The MSSP is leveraging Securonix's SIEM capabilities to incorporate user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA) for advanced anomaly detection into its managed security services.

In addition, Digital Hands in June 2020 named Jason Allen as its CTO to lead its development and security operations (DevSecOps). Allen has more than two decades of technology leadership experience, with a focus on software engineering and development.

Digital Hands delivers managed security services backed by a composable cybersecurity model that emphasizes custom design. It also provides CyGuard managed detection and response (MDR) and security operations center-as-a-service (SOCaaS) solutions.

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.