Investment in Product Development and Increased Hiring Bolsters HYAS Infosec’s Mission to Shake Up the Cybersecurity Industry


VICTORIA, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leading cybersecurity technology company HYAS Infosecwhich provides proactive solutions that enable businesses to move forward in our ever-changing world, today announced several company investments aimed at bolstering its ongoing efforts to reshape the industry by providing proactive solutions that prevent cyberattacks.

Simon Hunt has joined the HYAS Advisory Board as Technical Advisor. Hunt is currently Chief Product Officer at SecurityScorecard, and he previously served as Executive Vice President, Cybersecurity Product Innovation at Mastercard, and CTO at Intel Corp, a leader in cybersecurity product line innovation. McAfee.

In his new role, Hunt will be responsible for HYAS’ external advisory board. This council will work to address the cybersecurity issues businesses face on a daily basis. It will include industry leaders as well as practitioners, bringing together some of the best minds in the field.

“The cybersecurity industry needs a refresh, and HYAS is on the planet to change that. We are driving new approaches to cybersecurity through enterprise visibility and believe that the experience and expertise will continue to drive these initiatives forward,” said David Ratner, CEO of HYAS. “Simon has a long history of innovation and being at the forefront of change, which makes him an ideal candidate to lead our advisory board.”

“I am thrilled to support the HYAS team as they take a unique industry-changing approach to cybersecurity,” said Hunt. “I look forward to helping them build innovative, proactive cybersecurity solutions that help businesses move past the same outdated processes we all know are outdated.”

In addition to adding Hunt as a Technical Advisor, HYAS has doubled its workforce over the past year and is increasing its R&D investments to make the world a safer place with industry-leading products that provide businesses with real-time visibility. to build resilience against cyberattacks.

One of the main advantages of the HYAS technology is that it is simple to integrate with the tools and technologies of an existing ecosystem. For example, companies that already use Microsoft Defender for Endpoint can seamlessly integrate HYAS Protect into their security stack without deploying additional agents. This enhanced solution deploys quickly across an entire network, typically in less than 30 minutes, and requires very little day-to-day management, although it can provide comprehensive analytics data if needed.

“I have a small team. When you have to keep adding these tools and each of them has a management component, that means I have to be very, very careful that they don’t take up so much of my time that I avoid everything else” said HYAS Protect customer James Oryszczyn, director of security and network services at Quarles & Brady LLP. ”HYAS Protect via Microsoft Defender was not so. Since implementation, it has been easy to manage. »

Once in place, HYAS Protect, which enhances security and blocks command and control (C2) communications used by malware, ransomware, phishing and supply chain attacks, analyzes sensor data Defender for Endpoint to detect communication with malicious URLs/domains and allow these domains to be blocked.

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About HYAS

HYAS is a valued partner and global authority on cyber adversarial infrastructure and communication with that infrastructure. It helps businesses see more, do more, and better understand the nature of the threats they face, or don’t even realize they face, in real time. HYAS’ vision is to be the leading provider of the trust and cybersecurity that today’s businesses need to thrive in an ever-changing data environment.

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