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January 7, 2008 – GigaTrust Names Dan Twomey, an Industry Veteran, to key Federal Position


Dan Twomey Appointed to Oversee Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and Intelligence Community Customers

HERNDON, Va., January 7, 2008 – GigaTrust today announced the appointment of Dan Twomey, a 29year information technology industry veteran, as Executive Director of Federal business in the DoD, DHS and the Intelligence Community.

“Dan brings an incredible breadth and depth of experience and expertise to the GigaTrust federal team,” said Lesley Gorog Harris, GigaTrust Vice President, U.S. Public Sector. “From his almost 30 years as a leader in the information technology industry to his experience in the military, the Executive branch, and on the Hill, we look to Dan to help us bring our federal customers a much needed tool for securing their important information.”

“With an increasingly mobile workforce, crucial information can be lost or compromised if it’s not protected properly,” said Mr. Twomey. “GigaTrust’s solution for persistently protecting content is not only exciting, but is the only one that can add real value to all agencies who want to use Microsoft Rights management to its fullest extent. GigaTrust provides an invaluable add-on for agencies that deploy mobile devices, especially Blackberries. I’m delighted to be a part of this forward-looking company.”

Mr. Twomey brings nearly three decades of private sector leadership experience to GigaTrust in the areas of program management, professional services, systems integration, telecommunications, hardware, software and networking. Before joining GigaTrust, he was the Vice President of Operations for the Defense Division at Robbins-Gioia, a program management consulting firm. He was the parallel Vice President of Business Development at Robbins-Gioia prior to holding his operations position. Moreover, he has held executive sales, marketing, business development, and operations positions for companies including Computer Sciences Corporation, MCI Telecommunications/Satellite Business Systems, SoftSwitch, NET, Sequent Computers Systems, Altarum Institute, and Veridian/MRJ Solutions.

At these companies, he developed strategies for focusing on federal business, grew his respective organizations substantially, created innovative ways to develop new business and successfully contributed to the revenue growth of each of his employers.
Before entering the private sector, Mr. Twomey served in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense as a commissioned officer of the USAF, as well as on the staff of the Committee on the Budget of the United States Senate.

He is a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy where he majored in Mathematics. As a Rhodes Scholar, he received his graduate degree in Economics at Oxford, England. He is a trustee of the Falcon Foundation, an educationally-oriented non-profit organization associated with the US Air Force Academy, based in Colorado Springs, CO.

Mr. Twomey is a recent chair of the Enterprise Architecture Shared Interest Group (SIG) of the Industry Advisory Council (IAC), and Vice Chair of the Defense Committee of the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA).

About GigaTrust
GigaTrust is a cutting-edge provider of email and content security software products serving customers in both the public and private sectors. GigaTrust is the only provider of the Intelligent Rights ManagementTM solution, which combines innovative, next-generation content security technologies built on the foundation of Microsoft Windows Rights Management Services. GigaTrust’s Intelligent Rights Management solution enables secure anyone-to-anyone collaboration by persistently protecting content (at rest, in transit, or in use). GigaTrust’s family of products/services are easy to use, easy to deploy, and completely transparent to the author or recipient of the email or content. Gigatrust’s products/services include security solutions for email and document protection, automated
external user provisioning, web content, network file shares, e-discovery enablement, and the Blackberry mobile device. GigaTrust is headquartered in Herndon, Va., and with regional offices throughout the United States. For more information about GigaTrust, visit

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