CyberDefender Snags Antivirus Veteran

Los Angeles-based CyberDefender, a developer of PC antispyware and antivirus software, reported today that it has appointed Brian Yoder as its new Vice President of Engineering. The firm said that Yoder was an early member of the Peter Norton Computing/Symantec team, and has been a software developer since the late 1970's. CyberDefender explained that Yoder has also been involved in a range of companies developing software development tools, video games, and automatic language translation systems. Yoder's resume lists stints at Earthlink, Virtual Language Laboratories, and AuthentiKey.