Barmak Meftah

Barmak Meftah

President and CEO

Barmak is a veteran of the technology industry with a passion for building and leading great teams. Over his 20 years of experience in enterprise software, he has assembled an incredible track record for delivering amazing products.

February 26, 2019 | Barmak Meftah

AT&T Cybersecurity Is Born

Today marks another new milestone and I am proud to unveil our new name….AlienVault has now combined with AT&T Cybersecurity Consulting and AT&T Managed Security Services to form a new standalone division, AT&T Cybersecurity! Digitalization continues to drive rapid changes in business models and network architectures. On the other hand, it also…

January 31, 2017 | Barmak Meftah

Banner Year at AlienVault - a Recap from CEO

I’m thrilled to announce that 2016 was another year of hypergrowth for AlienVault! A lot has changed both from a company perspective and in the overall threat landscape since I joined AlienVault in 2011. Attacks are getting more frequent, sophisticated and difficult to detect, while attack surfaces are proliferating, becoming more complicated, and harder to control. With breaches and attacks…

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June 30, 2014 | Barmak Meftah

The CFO’s IT security checklist: How to invest wisely in protecting your organization

When I think about all of the people involved in managing risk and making security decisions in an organization these days, the guy who may now have the toughest role is the CFO. For the rest of us, investing in security technology looks like it should be a relatively easy decision: “Yes, we must have it.” But the…

April 27, 2014 | Barmak Meftah

From ISAC to ISAE: Let’s turn that word “Center” into “Exchange” and open the floodgates to all

Threat intelligence sharing is a hot topic right now, made all the more relevant by the series of high profile breaches that have plagued the retail industry since December. Target, Neiman-Marcus, Sally Beauty, Michael’s, Aaron Brothers… no doubt, more to come. These breaches have been covered by the media extensively, and there’s not much more…

February 24, 2014 | Barmak Meftah

You are Not Alone

Today I had the pleasure to address the 10th Annual West Coast Information Security Conference on the topic of threat intelligence. In the past, security professionals in law-abiding companies may have felt very alone and not privy to threat intelligence. There was nowhere to turn for affordable, accurate and up-to-date threat information. It’s one of the ways defenders…

August 28, 2012 | Barmak Meftah

AlienVault Named a World Economic Forum 2013 Technology Pioneer!

Today is an exciting, inspiring and humbling day for our team. The World Economic Forum just announced that AlienVault has been selected as one of the organization’s Technology Pioneers for 2013. A renowned international organization committed to “improving the state of the world” by bringing together leaders in business, politics, academia and other areas of society to…

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