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Blue Ridge® Appoints Robert Bigman as Senior Advisor

CHANTILLY, VA, May 8, 2012 – Blue Ridge Networks announced today that it has appointed Robert (Bob) Bigman as a Senior Advisor to the company. Mr. Bigman recently retired from the position of Chief Information Security Officer to the Central Intelligence Agency, a position he has held for the past 15 years. A pioneer in the field of classified information protection, Mr. Bigman developed technical measures and procedures to manage the nation’s most sensitive secrets and has worked in every area of information and data security. He also served as the Agency’s designated officer for all discussions with the information security industry and its commercial partners.

“We feel privileged to have Bob join us as a Senior Advisor,” said John Higginbotham, CEO of Blue Ridge Networks. “With his in-depth knowledge of the security challenges faced by government and industry today, his advice will be invaluable to the process of bringing the benefits of Blue Ridge’s proven and unique security architecture to government and private industry.”

“I am pleased to have this opportunity to continue to work with Blue Ridge,” stated Mr. Bigman. “I have always been impressed by the excellence of Blue Ridge products and I am excited to help contribute to the company’s further expansion into the marketplace.”


Lynne Vollmer
Blue Ridge Networks


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For more than 15 years Blue Ridge Networks’ cybersecurity architecture has protected against vulnerabilities plaguing even the most advanced networks delivering trusted access in an untrusted world.  We offer an unmatched suite of reliable, scalable, certified, easy-to-install, and affordable solutions that enable secure access to network resources with protection and control of endpoints.  From critical enterprise operations to warfighter communications to telework, Blue Ridge provides best-in-class secure access through the cloud to enterprise network resources any time, all the time.  For more information, visit