Accelerating the Attack on Malicious Websites
Greenwood Village, Colorado, – zvelo, the leading provider of contextual categorization and malicious detection services, has hired Eric Watkins to be their new Senior Malicious Detection Researcher. Watkins is a veteran in the fight against the malicious web and brings 20 years of experience from the Information Security and IT arena.
As zvelo’s Senior Malicious Detection Researcher, Watkins will leverage his deep knowledge in Information Security by utilizing his extensive background in research, engineering and IT security architecture. Additionally, his unique perspective in penetration testing and IT security audit experience to validate website threat vectors will further enhance zvelo’s malicious detection services. His diverse networking and cross-platform security system implementation skills will allow the company to continue offering the industry’s best-of-breed solutions.
“We are excited that Eric has joined the zvelo team. The constant growth of web sites, services, and apps that are being accessed through an ever-increasing array of devices, such as mobile devices and the Internet of Things, are spawning new vulnerabilities that cybercriminals continue to exploit,” says Lou Nabarrete, VP of Engineering and Data Operations for zvelo. “Eric’s extensive experience in the security field, as well as his overall security domain knowledge, extends and enhances zvelo’s Malicious Detection, Brand Safe and Ad Fraud services for our current and future partners.”
Watkins joins zvelo at a time of continued growth for the company with recent significant milestones achieved, including $2.75 million in funding, the launch of its Ad Tech product, zveloSHIELD™, and has zveloLOGIC™, it’s most recent effort, coming out of beta later this month..
“zvelo delivers both the speed and the multi-layer detection capabilities needed to combat the capabilities rapidly advancing tactics that today’s sophisticated attackers are integrating into their next-generation persistent threats”, said Watkins. “I am excited to join the zveloLABS malicious detection team and provide actionable ways to integrate threat intelligence into every aspect of our client’s security and defense programs.”
About zvelo, Inc.
As the proven market leader for content and contextual categorization, as well as malicious and botnet detection, zvelo is the trusted partner for the market’s preeminent ad tech, network security, and mobile subscriber analytics vendors. zvelo solves a diverse range of client business needs including brand safety, web filtering, contextual targeting, subscriber analytics and ad fraud prevention. The processing power, accuracy, coverage and speed of zvelo technology delivers the fastest real-time updates available today.
zvelo http://www.zvelo.com is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado with offices in the Philippines, Spain, and Florida. You can follow them on twitter: @zvelo. For more information, contact James Barker at press.zvelo.com.
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