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Risk Based Security appoints Michael Mortensen as European Director

Risk Based Security, Inc. announced the appointment of Michael Mortensen as its European Director for Security and Risk Intelligence products.

01/16/2015 (press release: bkouns) // Richmond, Virginia, USA // Barry Kouns

Risk Based Security, Inc. today announced that it has appointed Michael Mortensen as its European Director, for Security and Risk Intelligence products and services. The appointment of Mr. Mortensen, a highly accomplished senior account executive, signals the company’s strategic focus on the European market place to drive new client development and customer service in the region.

Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, Mortensen draws on 14 years of experience in the threat intelligence and risk management industry in a variety of positions.  Most notably he was Senior Managing Consultant – Vulnerability Intelligence at Secunia where he excelled in developing client relationships and driving sales growth. Mortensen also worked for NSS Labs as the European Director of Enterprise Accounts and as a Senior Account Executive with Gartner.

“With our growth over the past year being nothing short of remarkable, we knew we needed to add a highly respected and successful account executive to our team.  Michael is the perfect fit for the position as he brings an exemplary track record of success in vulnerability intelligence sales and support. He will be a tremendous asset to our customers on many levels.” said Barry Kouns, Risk Based Security’s CEO.

“The team at Risk Based Security is internationally recognized for their threat intelligence expertise in the security intelligence and risk management industry,” said Mortensen. “I’m excited to be part of the team and utilize my experience and client-focused approach to providing unmatched service and support to clients in my region.  I’ve been immersed in the threat intelligence industry for many years and look forward to working with my clients to understand their specific security needs and design the right solution that best fits those needs.”

 “Michael’s ability to create unique solutions for clients coupled with RBS’ high quality vulnerability intelligence is a powerful combination. I look forward to his contributions to our team as we continue to design and deliver best-in-class threat intelligence products and services to meet the needs of our clients.” added Kouns.


About Risk Based Security, Inc.

Risk Based Security equips organizations with vulnerability intelligence, data breach analytics, risk management services, ISO/IEC 27001:2013 consulting, and on-demand security solutions to establish customized risk-based programs to address information security and compliance challenges.  

For more information, please visit or call 855-RBS-RISK.

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