LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Prevoty, Inc., a leader in runtime application security monitoring and protection, today announced that Roger Thornton, chief technology officer at AlienVault, has joined its Board of Directors as an independent Board member. He joins the existing Board of Steve Krausz, general partner at USVP, Shinya Akamine, founder of Core Ventures Group, and Prevoty Co-Founders Julien Bellanger and Kunal Anand.
In 2002, Roger founded Fortify Software with a vision to revolutionize information security by shifting focus from the network and endpoints to the weakest link: applications. Backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Fortify quickly became the undisputed global leader in the fast-growing application security market and was acquired by HP in 2010.
Roger’s ultimate vision for software security has always included the “holy grail” of applications being able to defend themselves against attacks automatically, something that Prevoty’s LANGSEC-based application security monitoring and protection technology delivers.
“I have always believed that there is a lot more to enterprise application security than simply identifying existing vulnerabilities,” said Roger Thornton. “Prevoty’s platform offers a new paradigm: accurate detection of and response to attacks on production applications without impacting performance.”
“We are incredibly excited to have Roger join the Prevoty Board,” said Julien Bellanger, co-founder and CEO of Prevoty. “It’s amazing to be able to draw on the experience of and receive guidance from the godfather of modern application security.”
To date, Prevoty has secured major Fortune 1000 clients in the financial services, media, retail, eCommerce and education markets, and its service has actively prevented millions of attacks in the last year.
Prevoty is dedicated to securing enterprises and the users they serve by monitoring and protecting the applications that are the heart of modern business. Prevoty’s products provide real-time application security intelligence and RASP (Runtime Application Self-Protection) capabilities for Global 2000 enterprises. Prevoty was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. For more information on the company's application security solutions, go to https://www.prevoty.com or follow @Prevoty on Twitter.