Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 20, 2016
Cybereason, developers of the world’s only military-grade, real-time detection and response platform, today named Masayuki Moteki President of Cybereason Japan, a joint venture between Cybereason and its customer and investor, Softbank. Moteki brings more than 20 years of IT security experience to Cybereason Japan and was most recently President of FireEye Japan. Since Cybereason Japan officially launched earlier this year dozens of companies are now using the company’s military-grade, real-time detection and response platform. Globally, Cybereason now employees more than 175 people.
“Masayuki Moteki is a game-changing hire for our business and I am thrilled to have him on board. He is truly a unique expert in the Japanese cyber security market. We are building a complete business operation in Japan with local sales, sales engineering and support. We continue building the best team in Japan,” said Shai Horovitz, CEO of Cybereason Japan.
Moteki is well known in the IT security market in Japan and was President of FireEye Japan since 2013. He led all sales activity for the company and under his leadership, he grew FireEye’s revenues more than 800 percent, customers increased more than 10x and his team grew to nearly 100 employees. Moteki also held other senior executive positions at McAfee and Oracle.
“The market reception to the launch of Cybereason Japan was phenomenal - our sales targets were aggressive and we have already exceeded them. With Moteki at the helm, we have added a world-class cyber security professional and are once again tipping the scales in the market by hiring the industry’s best talent,” said Lior Div, co-founder and CEO, Cybereason.
For more information on Cybereason Japan, visit http://www.cybereason.co.jp/.
Cybereason has a proven track record of protecting Fortune 1,000 enterprises globally. The company has received many awards and accolades since its founding. Most recently, Cybereason topped a Gartner list of endpoint detection and response vendors. Juniper Research named Cybereason one of the Top Three Disruptive Innovators to watch in 2016. SC Magazine named Cybereason the 2016 ‘Rookie Security Company of the Year.’ Also, CEO Lior Div was a 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year New England Finalist. In addition, Infosecurity Products Guide named Div ‘2016 CEO of the Year’ and Computer Reseller News recognized Cybereason for having one of the 16 ‘hottest’ products launched at Black Hat 2016. And Dark Reading named the company one of the ‘20 Cyber Security Startups to Watch in 2016.’
Founded by members of the Israeli intelligence agency’s elite cybersecurity Unit 8200, the Cybereason platform mirrors the founders’ expertise in managing some of world’s most complex hacking operations. The Cybereason Detection and Response Platform leverages big data, behavioral analytics and machine learning to uncover, in real-time, complex cyberattacks designed to evade traditional defenses. It automates the investigation process, connects isolated malicious events and visually presents a full malicious operation. The platform is available as an on-premise solution or a cloud-based service. Cybereason is privately held and headquartered in Boston with offices in Tel Aviv and Tokyo.
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