CLEARWATER, Fla., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ThreatTrack Security, the leader in progressing how organizations identify and stop the advanced global threat landscape, today announced the appointment of Dipto Chakravarty to executive vice president of engineering and products. Chakravarty will lead global research and product development initiatives for the growing company, creating innovative products and strengthening ThreatTrack Security's VIPRE, ThreatAnalyzer and ThreatIQ solutions. He will report directly to Chief Executive Officer Julian Waits, Sr.
"Dipto is, simply put, a security force and innovator. His proven track record in this industry coupled with the successes he has had at both startups and large public companies make any executive envious," Waits said. "We are in the business of security innovation, and there is no better candidate to lead our research and product efforts as we continue to advance threat detection and remediation."
As executive vice president of engineering and products, Chakravarty's more than 25 years of experience will catapult the company's global research team, and deliver an enhanced product methodology and vision that will enable ThreatTrack Security to better leverage its more than 20 years of excellence and vision. His experience with global staffing and leading dual-shore research and development programs will be a boon to ThreatTrack Security, which operates research labs in Clearwater, Fla., and in the Philippines.
Prior to joining ThreatTrack Security, Chakravarty worked at Novell and NetIQ, where he served in the positions of vice president of engineering and product management, and general manager of cloud security services. Prior to Novell, he was the senior vice president of engineering at e-Security until its acquisition by Novell. Earlier, he co-founded Artesia Technologies (acquired by OpenText) where he served as chief technology officer. Prior to Artesia, Chakravarty held engineering positions at IBM, Thomson and Bell Labs.
In addition to his extensive professional experience, Chakravarty is the author of two bestselling books on computer architecture and operating systems and holds 11 patents.
"The security industry is at the precipice of disruptive change, with the rise of Big Data and predictive analytics playing a major role in shaping the future and creating opportunity for creative thinking and lean development that will help us address the next-generation of Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)," Chakravarty said. "Joining ThreatTrack Security at this time represents a unique opportunity to shape the future amidst the race towards the holy grail of security. This team includes some of the best minds in the industry, and I look forward to working alongside them as we set a new standard for security."
About ThreatTrack Security Inc.
ThreatTrack Security specializes in progressing how organizations identify and stop the advanced global threat landscape. ThreatTrack Security is the only line of defense from Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs), targeted attacks and other sophisticated malware that are designed to evade the traditional cyber-defenses deployed by enterprises, and small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) around the world. The company develops advanced cybersecurity solutions that analyze, detect and remediate the latest malicious threats, including its ThreatAnalyzer malware behavioral analysis sandbox, VIPRE business and consumer antivirus software, and ThreatIQ real-time threat awareness service. Visit www.ThreatTrackSecurity.com to learn more.
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