Tripwire Names John Klein Federal Sales Director

Former Symantec Executive to Lead Expanded Federal Sales Efforts

Online PR News – 08-June-2013 – Portland, Oregon – Portland, Oregon – June 6, 2013 – Tripwire, a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, announced today that John Klein has joined the company as federal sales director. In his new role, Klein will lead the company’s expanded sales focus in the federal information security market. Tripwire’s current federal government customers include the Departments of Justice, Homeland Security, Energy, Defense, Commerce and Health and Human Services as well as many others. In the private sector, Tripwire counts nearly half of the Fortune 500 as customers.

“Tripwire has a long standing commitment to supporting the federal market and is uniquely positioned to help federal organizations defend their networks against continually escalating cyber security threats,” noted Gus Malezis, vice president of worldwide sales at Tripwire. “John brings a wealth of federal security experience to this important leadership role and will be a fantastic asset as Tripwire expands our efforts to help federal organizations achieve continuous monitoring and improve both compliance and security.”

Klein has over twenty years of technology sales experience in the federal market. In his previous role with Symantec as a senior area sales director focused on federal civilian government and federal system integrators nationwide, Klein’s division consistently led U.S. sales and he received numerous awards including Public Sector MVP and Top Area Director Worldwide. Prior to Symantec, Klein held positions with Cisco Systems, Synoptics Communications and U.S. Federal Microsystems.

For more information on Tripwire’s federal solutions please visit

About Tripwire, Inc.
Tripwire is a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, enabling enterprises, government agencies and service providers to effectively connect security to their business. Tripwire provides the broadest set of foundational security controls including security configuration management, vulnerability management, file integrity monitoring, log and event management. Tripwire solutions deliver unprecedented visibility, business context and security business intelligence allowing extended enterprises to protect sensitive data from breaches, vulnerabilities, and threats. Learn more at or follow us @TripwireInc on Twitter.