“Cytegic may be a young company, but when it comes to innovating how companies manage cyber security risks, it has already demonstrated its ability to deliver on big ideas,” said Hudi Zack, COO, Cytegic.
Tel Aviv, Israel and Tenafly, New Jersey (PRWEB) January 28, 2016
Cytegic, a provider of innovative cyber security management solutions today announced that Hudi Zack has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Zack’s proven track record of building, scaling and managing all aspects of business operations will strengthen Cytegic’s ability to execute as it meets the growing demand for its solutions.
“Cytegic may be a young company, but when it comes to innovating how companies manage cyber security risks, it has already demonstrated its ability to deliver on big ideas,” said Hudi Zack, COO, Cytegic. “By enabling security officers to assess, manage and effectively communicate cyber risk issues to business stakeholders, organizations can be much more agile, proactive and preemptive in their approach to cyber security. That’s a game-changing proposition, and I’m delighted to be part of the team.”
Cytegic’s cyber security management platform provides Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) with a single pane of glass for managing daily cyber security operations, decision making and reporting. Having launched in North America in January 2015, Cytegic has already closed several strategic U.S. deals, is gaining strong momentum within the financial services, manufacturing and government sectors, and has expanded its sales and marketing teams. Bringing a rare mix of technical and business acumen to Cytegic as well as a proven track record of building and growing world class organizations, Hudi will lead Cytegic’s operations as it continues to ramp up globally.
Hudi comes to Cytegic after founding and leading Verint’s Cyber Business Unit. Prior to Verint, he founded and was CEO of CorrSight, a SaaS provider in the online financial brokerage arena. Before CorrSight he was Division President of the Billing Product Unit at Amdocs, where he led a 700-employee unit. Prior to Amdocs, Hudi served as vice president of R & D and then COO of Metalink, a fabless semiconductor company. He holds a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Tel-Aviv University (Israel) and a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Physics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (as a member of Talpiot program).
Mr. Zack perfectly compliments Cytegic’s diverse and accomplished executive team, which includes Chairman Carmi Gillion, a well-known Israeli politician and former head of the Shin Bet (Israel’s equivalent to the FBI) and CEO Shay Zandani, who founded the Israeli Air Force’s Information Warfare Department and co-founded Cytegic after more than a decade running PwC Israel’s Global Risk Management practice.
“Hudi knows how to grow an early-stage innovator into a global leader, and we are thrilled to have him on board,” said Shay Zandani, CEO, Cytegic. “In today’s saturated and hyper competitive cyber security market, we need more than just a great product – we need great people, and Hudi’s experience and achievements reflect his ability to create thriving and highly successful businesses. Hudi has already become an invaluable asset and we look forward to his contributions to our long term success.”
Based in Tel Aviv, Israel and Tenafly, New Jersey, Cytegic offers the first comprehensive cyber security management platform that enables Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) to assess, manage and communicate the business impact of cyber risk to any business stakeholder. It’s suite consists of three products: Cyber Maturity Assessment (CyMA) which monitors and manages internal security controls, Dynamic Trend Analysis (DyTA) which provides contextual, actionable threat intelligence, and the Cytegic Cyber Decision Support System (CDSS) that sits on top of CyMA and DyTA and provides a single pane of glass for CISOs to identify, prioritize and respond to cyber risks with unprecedented clarity and agility. Founded in 2012, Cytegic is privately funded. Its customers include Bank Leumi, Amdocs, PwC and some of Israel's largest banking institutions. For more information, visit http://www.cytegic.com.