Ciaran Rafferty | Fortra

Ciaran Rafferty

Managing Director, Fortra's Alert Logic

Ciaran is the Managing Director of Alert Logic by Fortra, the industry leader in managed detection and response (MDR). This solution delivers white-glove cybersecurity help with comprehensive coverage for public clouds, SaaS, on-premise, and hybrid environments.

Ciaran joined Fortra in 2019, when the company acquired Clearswift, a leading provider of data loss prevention solutions for email, web, and the cloud. In 2021, Fortra also acquired Agari, a business offering unrivalled protection against email-based fraud. Ciaran led the integration of the two companies into one robust business unit to make sure customers can secure critical data and protect their organizations from a wide range of email-based threats.

Ciaran has more than 25 years of experience working in IT and cybersecurity. Before joining Clearswift, he held senior management positions with companies such as Dun & Bradstreet, Compaq, Hewlett Packard, SAP, Sophos and Proofpoint.