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Human Security Hires Gavin Reid as CISO, Head of Partner Program

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Human Security, a cybersecurity company that offers solutions to help organizations combat bots, fraud and account abuse, has hired Gavin Reid as its chief information security officer (CISO).

Reid will oversee the Human Collective partner program, Human's Satori Threat Intelligence & Research Team and the company's IT and information security teams, according to a prepared statement.

Reid previously served as CISO at Recorded Future, a threat intelligence and automated data collection and analytics company. He also has held cybersecurity leadership roles at Fidelity Investments, Cisco Systems and NASA.

Human Security Appoints CRO

Along with hiring Reid, Human has named Anuj Kumar as its chief revenue officer. Kumar will centralize Human's sales function and support the company's sales, pre-sales and channel teams, the company said.

Prior to joining Human, Kumar served as SVP of worldwide cloud sales at NetApp. In addition, Kumar has held leadership roles at VMware, Rackspace and other technology companies.

Human Acquires Anti-Malvertising Company, Merges with PerimeterX

The Reid and Kumar hires come after Human in November 2022 purchased anti-malvertising provider for an undisclosed sum. Human has integrated Clean's products into its Human Defense Platform, the company stated.

Previously, Human in July 2022 merged with PerimeterX, a company that specializes in application protection solutions. Human and PerimeterX have joined forces under the Human brand. They are working together to deliver advertising, marketing, e-commerce and enterprise security solutions, the companies said.

A Closer Look at Human Security

Human offers security solutions that safeguard more than 1,200 brands against digital attacks. It is backed by a $100 million debt facility from Blackstone Credit and secured $100 million in growth funding in January 2022.

In addition, Human provides a partner program for MSSPs and MSPs. It also remains focused on "accelerated growth, global expansion, product development and innovation and continued success in disrupting the economics of cybercrime," the company indicated.

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.