LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hacken, the first custom-tailored decentralized token for cybersecurity professionals, announces John McAfee, a legend in the IT and cybersecurity fields, joining as an advisor to the Hacken Ecosystem, where he joins advisor Krowd Mentor and partner TaaS Fund. Mr. McAfee endorses the Hacken Ecosystem's innovative HackenProof bug bounty marketplace, Hacken Accelerator, Unreported Zero-Day Remuneration Platform and Cybersecurity Analytics Center.
John McAfee will assist the Hacken Team in choosing the appropriate direction for business development, as well as supporting the project in technical issues, such as Hacken's revolutionary bug bounty marketplace. His contribution will help Hacken to raise the standards of the entire global cybersecurity industry.
Dmitriy Budorin, Hacken Co-Founder and CFO said, "It is an honor for the Hacken Team to welcome such a prominent businessperson and legendary cybersecurity expert to our advisory board at the peak of the technological revolution. Together we will make a difference. We will do our utmost with John McAfee to bring value to the cybersecurity community and to our world."
Brad Yasar, Managing Partner and Cofounder of KrowdMentor added, "We at KrowdMentor always strive to connect great minds to facilitate a synergistic relationship and growth of every project we advise. We are happy to see Mr. McAfee join the Hacken advisory board."
Ruslan Gavrilyuk, TaaS Co-Founder and President states, "The addition of John McAfee as an advisor for Hacken will open new vistas for Hacken in many ways. His considerable experience and formidable expertise will prove a valuable asset in future developments in the Hacken ecosystem."
Hacken enables an ecosystem consisting of the HackenProof bug bounty marketplace, Hacken Accelerator, Unreported Zero-Day Remuneration Platform and Cybersecurity Analytics Center. The Hacken Ecosystem also supports the annual HackIT cybersecurity conference.
About John McAfee:
Mr. McAfee has created several businesses including McAfee Associates and Future Tense Central. Mr. McAfee worked for NASA's Institute for Space Studies, Omex and Xerox, contributing to the global development of software and hardware. In the mid-1990s, John McAfee launched Tribal Voice, a company that created the instant messaging program, PowWow. This was a predecessor of ICQ, WhatsApp, Telegram and other popular messengers. John founded Future Tense Central in 2013, as a renewed effort to aid consumers in regaining control over their information and privacy.