VIENNA, Va., Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PFP Cybersecurity, a unique provider of anomaly-based cyber security threat detection technology, today announced the appointment of Mr. Gordon England to its Board of Directors. Mr. England was the 29th Deputy Secretary of Defense, was the 1st Deputy Secretary of the newly formed Department of Homeland Security and served previously as the 72nd and 73rd Secretary of the Navy. Mr. England currently is a General and limited Partner of GLILOT Capital Partners, an Israeli private equity firm. Additionally, Mr. England is a member of the prestigious National Academy of Engineering.
"Gordon will be a tremendous asset to our company, serving on our Board," said Steven Chen, Founder and Executive Chairman of PFP Cybersecurity. "We are confident that Gordon's wealth of knowledge and expertise in national security will help PFP succeed in developing and deploying our physics-based solution to protect the nation's critical infrastructure and supply chains."
Prior to joining the federal government, he served as President of the General Dynamics Fort Worth Aircraft Company (later Lockheed), President of the General Dynamics Land Systems Company and as corporate Executive Vice President of General Dynamics Information Systems and Technology Sector, Ground Combat Systems Sector and the International Sector. Mr. England has served in a variety of civic, charitable and government organizations, including the USO's Board of Governors; the Defense Science Board and many others.
"PFP Cybersecurity has developed a security solution that I believe the industry very much needs, as it comes at a time when protecting our nation's critical infrastructure is becoming more and more imperative," said Mr. England. "I'm looking forward to actively engaging in adapting the use of this technology to solve the challenges faced by the public and private sectors."
About PFP Cybersecurity
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., PFP Cybersecurity provides a unique, anomaly-based cyber security threat detection technology that can instantly identify software and hardware intrusion including active and dormant attacks. With its innovative technology, PFP shortens the compromise detection gap to milliseconds by monitoring changes in electromagnetic frequencies and power supplies. This physics-based technology can be applied to detect advanced malware and sophisticated threats in critical cyber systems. It can also detect hardware Trojans and counterfeits in the supply chain. For more information, please visit: www.pfpcyber.com
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