Enterprises are becoming increasingly aware of the complexities involved in effectively securing applications, as the consequences of not protecting applications continue to make daily headlines
Herndon, VA (PRWEB) September 14, 2008
Paladion (Operating in the US and UK as Plynt), a premier on-demand Application Security Testing and Certification provider in the US and UK, announced today the appointment of Paresh Amin as Vice President - Enterprise Business & Strategy. Paresh Amin will help drive business development and sales efforts for Paladion/Plynt's on-demand application security testing solutions (Penetration Testing, Application Security Testing & Certification, Security Code Reviews) in the US for enterprise-level clients as well as build strategic alliances and foster on-going corporate development. In this role Amin will also act as a trusted advisor for our US clients in helping to develop strategic action plans to achieve application security goals and objectives across their organizations.
"Enterprises are becoming increasingly aware of the complexities involved in effectively securing applications, as the consequences of not protecting applications continue to make daily headlines," said Amin. "It's time to rethink approaches on how enterprises can quickly and cost-effectively identify and manage vulnerabilities in their applications to ultimately drive secure application development across the application lifecycle. Joining the Paladion/Plynt team is a great opportunity. The market need is significant and the service category and company are poised for tremendous growth in order to capture both market share and mind share. I have worked with and admired Paladion/Plynt and its management team for a long time, and am excited to join such a high quality company. Paladion/Plynt brings to market a unique set of cost effective on-demand application security testing services, effectively leveraging people, process and technology to be able to globally deliver these services in a manner that meets and exceeds customer expectations. The security solutions offered provides an easy and comprehensive way to understand and manage eBusiness application exposures for global enterprises."
"Paresh Amin has had a long association with Paladion/Plynt first as an enterprise-level client then as an on-going trusted adviser. Now as Vice President -Enterprise Business & Strategy in the U.S., he is one of our most important executives. Paresh's expertise and experiences in driving application security programs at the enterprise level will help Paladion/Plynt to effectively deliver and package the best possible solutions for our customers. The senior management team is very excited to have Paresh on board and is looking forward to achieving great heights together!" Rajat Mohanty, CEO of Paladion/Plynt.
Paresh Amin has more than 12 years expertise in information and application security. Prior to joining Paladion/Plynt, Paresh was a Chief Risk Analyst at Evantix where he was responsible for developing and continually improving the Evantix Risk Manager™ 3rd party risk rating/scoring engine. He assisted customers by articulating risk concepts and leading risk management practices that could help manage their risk exposure when dealing with third party service providers.
He has held senior positions at Experian as a Business Information Security Officer responsible for supporting several interactive business lines including LowerMyBills.com, PriceGrabber.com , and ConsumerDirect.com and Tizor Systems as Senior Director of Security and Compliance and as well as State Street Corporation as Vice President, Security Architecture and Engineering in the Corporate Information Security (CIS) group. Paresh specializes in information technology, application security and compliance management. He has expertise in the areas of IT security auditing, application security and testing management, program/project management, security operations and product support. Paresh holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University, several advanced technology and security certifications and membership in multiple security and auditing industry forums.
Paladion (operating in the US and UK as Plynt) is a full service information security provider; Paladion manages technology and operational risks in a continuous and holistic manner. Paladion was co-founded in 2000 by N.S. Raghavan, co-founder of Infosys Technologies Limited (INFY). With a global footprint across 16 countries and actively managing security for over 300 customers, Paladion today is the fastest growing security services firm in the Asian region. It has been ranked amongst the Top 500 Fastest Growing Technology Firm in Asia, two years in succession, by Deloitte. Paladion provides unique technology platform and integrated services framework to actively monitor, reduce and prevent risks on 24x7 basis. Our managed security technology has won several awards and accolades globally, including being ranked as Red Herring Top 100 Asia Finalist.