Steve Katz Joins Triumfant’s Advisory Board
ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Triumfant®, creator of patented software that detects, analyzes and remediates the malicious attacks that evade traditional endpoint protections, today announced that Steve Katz, known as the world’s first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and longtime industry veteran has joined Triumfant’s Advisory Board.
“We are thrilled that Mr. Katz will be joining Triumfant’s Advisory Board,” said John Prisco, President and CEO of Triumfant. “He brings an incredible wealth of industry knowledge and a deep understanding of the security challenges facing the public and private sectors to the table. He will undoubtedly serve as a great resource as we continue to grow the company and evolve our technology offerings.”
Mr. Katz brings more than thirty years of experience in establishing, building and directing information security and privacy functions. He is founder and President of Security Risk Solutions, LLC, an information security company providing consulting and advisory services to major, mid-size, startup and venture capital companies. Prior to this position, Mr. Katz served as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Citibank, JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch, and most recently as interim CISO at Kaiser Permanente. In these roles, Mr. Katz built global information security programs and instituted company-wide security and privacy policies.
Combining his deep security industry expertise and business continuity focus, Mr. Katz is also renowned within the financial services vertical. Mr. Katz was appointed as the first Financial Services Sector Coordinator for Critical Infrastructure Protection by the Secretary of the Treasury. He was also the first Chairman of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS/ISAC) and serves as an advisor to their Board of Directors. Mr. Katz also serves as an advisor to the executive committee of the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC).
“Triumfant is profoundly changing the way we look at traditional endpoint security,” said Steve Katz, Founder and President of Security Risk Solutions. “The ability to eliminate the need for prior knowledge or signatures when monitoring for and remediating advanced malware is critical to stay ahead of the constantly evolving threat landscape. I look forward to working with Triumfant and solidifying their place in the market.”
Triumfant® leverages patented analytics to detect and remediate malicious attacks that evade traditional endpoint protection solutions such as targeted attacks, rootkits, and the Advanced Persistent Threat. Triumfant Resolution Manager discovers, diagnoses and repairs unwanted changes and builds situational remediations that stop the attack and repair the collateral damage. Triumfant uses these same analytics to continually enforce security configurations and policies, ensuring that organizations start every day with their endpoints secure and audit ready. For more information, visit www.triumfant.com and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Triumfant.