IRONSCALES Hires IT Security Veteran David Burnett as VP of Sales for UK & EMEA

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I am delighted to join such an innovative company at the forefront of solving the email phishing epidemic.

IRONSCALES, the world’s first automated phishing prevention, detection and response provider, today announced that it has hired David Burnett as vice president of sales for the UK and EMEA.

Burnett, who brings 18 years’ experience in IT and cybersecurity sales to IRONSCALES, will lead all growth and development initiatives amidst unprecedented demand for the company’s automated phishing response, remediation and real-time intelligence sharing technologies. Additionally, Burnett will manage and grow the company’s channel partner program.

“Phishing attacks now account for nearly 95% of all successful security breaches, from SMEs to enterprises,” said David Burnett. “IRONSCALES is the only cybersecurity company in the world with anti-email phishing technology that can expedite attack remediation times from months to seconds. I am delighted to join such an innovative company at the forefront of solving the email phishing epidemic.”

Burnett brings extensive experience in security information and event management (SIEM) to IRONSCALES. Prior to joining the anti-email phishing technology provider, Burnett served as a Regional Sales Manager at Sungard Availability Services, where he oversaw business growth within the UK region. Previously, he worked as Country Manager with Randomstorm, a threat intelligence and scanning solutions provider, overseeing business development, prior to its acquisition by NCC Group.

“IRONSCALES is in the midst of tremendous growth in both the UK and EMEA as businesses continue to be targeted by frequent and complex email phishing attacks,” said Eyal Benishti, IRONSCALES founder and CEO. “We are pleased to have someone with David’s domain expertise and business development experience join our team.”

Since entering the UK and European markets in mid-2016, IRONSCALES has steadily built a strong customer-base and established a robust channel partner program with MSSPs and other IT resellers. IRONSCALES provides a multi-layered and automated approach to prevent, detect and respond to today’s sophisticated email phishing attacks. By combining human awareness training with automatic incident response, automatic remediation and real-time automated actionable intelligence sharing, IRONSCALES reduces the time from phishing attack discovery to enterprise-wide remediation from months to seconds, by significantly reducing the workload on incident responders.

IRONSCALES email security products include: 

  • IronTraps – Automated email phishing incident response
  • IronSights – Anti-impersonation & spoofing email security
  • Federation – Actionable email phishing intelligence sharing
  • IronSchool – Advanced employee simulation & experiential learning


To request a free trial of IRONSCALES’ security products, click here. For more information on IRONSCALES, visit http://www.ironscales.com and follow @ironscales on Twitter.

About IRONSCALES  

IRONSCALES is the leader in anti-email phishing technologies. Using a multi-layered and automated approach to prevent, detect and respond to today’s sophisticated email phishing attacks, IRONSCALES expedites the time from phishing attack discovery to enterprise-wide remediation from months to seconds, by significantly reducing the workload on incident responders. Headquartered in Raanana, Israel, IRONSCALES was founded by a team of security researchers, IT and penetration testing experts, as well as specialists in the field of effective interactive training, in response to the phishing epidemic that today costs companies millions of dollars annually. It was incubated at the 8200 EISP, the top program for cyber security ventures, founded by alumni of the Israel Defense Forces’ elite Intelligence Technology unit.

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