SAN MATEO, Calif., September 30, 2014 – Norse, the leader in live attack intelligence, today announced that board member Howard A. Bain, III has been selected by the National Association of Corporate Directors for inclusion in the 2014 NACD Directorship 100, which each year recognizes the most influential leaders in corporate governance.  The NACD Directorship editorial advisory committee and the NACD board of directors select and ratify honorees based on leadership in the boardroom with a particular focus on commitment to upholding the highest standards and best practices in corporate governance.

“It is an honor and a privilege to have been recognized by the NACD for my leadership as a director in promoting continued economic growth and my commitment to values-based, aspirational leadership and corporate governance,” said Bain.  “Norse Corporation offers unique threat intelligence and analysis capabilities, and as a board member I look forward to helping direct the company’s ambitious program of growth and product development.”

In addition to serving on the Norse board of directors, Bain is a director of Learning Tree International, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRE) and several private venture and institutional capital financed companies such as Flexera Software and Nok Nok Labs. Bain’s significant financial and operational expertise from bare bones startups to multi-billion dollar public technology enterprises gives him a unique depth and breadth of experience that he applies to helping companies through all stages of their growth.

“We congratulate Howard on being selected for this prestigious award and look forward to his continuing participation and contributions as a board member as we embark on the next phase of our strategic plan,” said Norse CEO Sam Glines.  “Our advanced threat intelligence platform gives us a unique advantage for creating a new generation of enterprise security solutions, and with Howard’s help we are confident we can achieve industry leadership in this emerging market.”

Norse recently introduced the DarkWatch™ attack intelligence offering, the first solution of its kind to protect large networks from the new, fast-growing and especially virulent threats emanating from the Darknets. DarkWatch plugs a critical gap in enterprise security infrastructures with second-by-second updates on thousands of risk factors on hundreds of millions of IP addresses, domains, URLs and devices, delivering a single, actionable risk score with detailed context for any address of interest.  DarkWatch installs in almost any enterprise in less than 30 minutes, and multiplies the ROI on your existing firewall and SIEM investments.

NACD Directorship magazine each year identifies the most influential people in the boardroom community, including directors, corporate governance experts, journalists, regulators, and advisors.  Honorees and award winners will be celebrated at the NACD Directorship 100 Gala in New York City on December 3.

About Norse

Norse is the global leader in live attack intelligence. Norse delivers continuously updated Internet and Darknet intel that helps organizations detect and block attacks that other systems miss. The Norse DarkMatter™ platform detects new threats and tags nascent hazards long before they are spotted by traditional threat intelligence tools.  Norse’s globally distributed distant early warning grid of millions of dark sensors, honeypots, crawlers, and agents delivers unique visibility into the darknets, where bad actors operate. The Norse network processes hundreds of terabytes daily and computes over 1,500 distinct risk factors, live, for millions of IP addresses and URLs every day. Norse products tightly integrate with popular SIEM, IPS, and next-generation Firewall products to dramatically improve the performance, catch-rate and return-on-investment of your existing security infrastructure. For more information, visit

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