Fixmo Names Daniel Ford as Chief Security Officer

Security Technologist with Strong Government, Corporate Experience to Further Drive Security, Risk Management for Mobile Devices

Sterling, Va., and Toronto, Feb. 9, 2012

Fixmo, the mobile risk management (MRM) company, today announced the appointment of Daniel Ford as its first Chief Security Officer. Ford brings over fifteen years of information security and risk management experience, including an extensive history running security programs within the U.S. federal government.

Mobile Risk Management is an emerging category of technology solutions designed to empower organizations to manage their mobile devices while protecting them from security threats and ensuring compliance.

As Chief Security Officer, Ford will utilize his experience in information security, data loss prevention, endpoint security and policy governance to ensure that the Fixmo MRM platform continues to address the growing set of security threats and vulnerabilities associated with mobile devices.

Prior to joining Fixmo, Ford has led security teams and programs at McAfee, Nominum, BAE Systems, SRA, Unisys and Accuvant where he held the position of Chief Technologist for Federal Government Solutions. During his career to date, Ford created the first approved Enterprise Security Architecture and strategy for eAuthentication for Department of Energy and re-architected the security system for a logistics program within the U.S. army.

“Daniel’s extensive knowledge of complex information security systems will help Fixmo stay ahead of the industry’s vulnerabilities and tailor product lines to address a wide range of security threats for our clients across all sectors and sizes,” said Rick Segal, CEO of Fixmo. “We will look to Daniel as one of Fixmo’s key strategists and a critical part of driving innovation in the Mobile Risk Management category as a whole.”

“Fixmo has become known as a pioneer of the Mobile Risk Management market and I have no doubt that this will become a critical discipline across the industry over the coming years,” added Ford. “This position allows me to apply my areas of professional experience and interest to one of the fastest growing markets and I look forward to the challenge and the opportunity.”

Fixmo is the leader in mobile risk management delivering solutions that help enterprises and government agencies identify, mitigate and manage the risks associated with mobile devices and the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) approach.

About Fixmo

Fixmo Inc. is the Mobile Risk Management (MRM) company that enables government agencies and enterprises to identify, mitigate and manage the risks associated with mobile devices. Its MRM products go beyond traditional mobile device management practices to continuously verify the integrity and configuration of mobile devices and apps, protect them from private data loss and security breaches, monitor and track regulatory compliance and prove it through enterprise reporting and auditability. The company’s solutions are built on a strong foundation of government partnerships and standards. Through the National Security Agency (NSA) Technology Transfer Program (TTP), Fixmo has commercialized and further advanced powerful MRM technologies initially developed by the NSA. Fixmo is headquartered in Sterling, Virginia and Toronto, Canada. For more information about mobile risk management visit or follow @fixmo on Twitter.