Vade Announces Severin Walker as New Director of Provider Products and Services
January 21, 2022—
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Former top cyber exec at Comcast and Current Chairman of the Board at M3AAWG named to New Role to Support Company’s Rapid Growth
Lille, France – January 20, 2022 – Vade, a global leader in AI-based threat detection, user awareness and incident response with one billion protected mailboxes worldwide, today announced it has expanded its leadership team by adding Severin Walker as Director of Provider Products and Services. This new role will support the company as it enters a new period of increased momentum and growth.
Bringing more than 20 years of cybersecurity experience focused on incident response, service policies, and regulatory compliance, Walker will support Vade product development and growth in the provider and carrier industries to ensure the company meets the evolving security needs of its customers and the market.
"We're thrilled to welcome Severin to the team," said Adrien Gendre, Chief Technology and Product Officer at Vade. "His extensive threat response experience and proven track record will play an integral role in reinforcing Vade’s leadership with ISPs and operators, and will ensure that our products continue to provide increased value for the cybersecurity community as a whole. Severin’s expertise will complement Vade’s data footprint to bring to market innovative solutions in threat detection, user awareness and incident response.”
Prior to joining Vade, Walker spent the last 22 years in a number of security leadership positions at Comcast, most recently serving as Director of Risk and Policy Intelligence. At Comcast, Walker oversaw all business and operations analytics for the entire customer security incident response organization. He also developed a team to focus on the use of analytics to improve security and compliance policies and processes. In addition, he created and led the deployment of a new framework to help classify security incidents and enhance the efficiency of data model training.
"It's an exciting time to join Vade, an industry leader with the most comprehensive incident response solution," said Severin Walker,Director of Provider Products and Services at Vade. “I was genuinely taken aback by how this new position dovetailed so perfectly with my work and interests over the past decade. I look forward to supporting the further development of the products through thoughtful analysis informed by both consumer feedback and an expanded presence within the cybersecurity industry.”
In addition to his past roles at Comcast, Walker serves as Chairman of the Board for the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG), which is the largest global industry association with more than 250 member companies worldwide. M3AAWG brings together all stakeholders in the online community in a confidential, open forum to develop cooperative approaches for fighting online abuse and exploitation.
For more information and to learn more about Vade’s leadership team, visit: https://www.vadesecure.com/en/company-vade/
Vade is a global cybersecurity company specializing in the development of threat detection and response technology with artificial intelligence. Vade’s products and solutions protect consumers, businesses, and organizations from email-borne cyberattacks, including malware/ransomware, spear phishing/business email compromise, and phishing.
Founded in 2009, Vade protects more than 1 billion corporate and consumer mailboxes and serves the ISP, SMB, and MSP markets with award-winning products and solutions that help increase cybersecurity and maximize IT efficiency.