SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cavirin Systems, Inc., offering continuous security assessment and remediation for hybrid clouds, containers and data centers through correlated risk scoring, announced today a security advisory board consisting of luminaries from across the industry, coming together to solve customer challenges and educate organizations about cybersecurity risks. Initial members include Robert Rodriguez, the chairman and founder of SINET, and Izak Mutlu, the former CISO of Salesforce.com. Both bring to Cavirin a keen understanding of practical cloud security issues and solutions.
Robert Rodriguez is the chairman and founder of SINET, whose mission is to advance innovation and enable global collaboration between the public and private sectors to defeat cybersecurity threats. Previously, Robert served 22 years as a special agent with the United States Secret Service where he held a number of executive leadership positions within the Presidential Protection, Protective Intelligence, Inspection and Criminal Investigation Divisions and the Counter Assault Team. His executive protection experience spanned 10 years at the White House serving Presidents Ronald W. Reagan, George H. W. Bush, William J. Clinton and numerous heads of state.
Izak Mutlu most recently served as CISO at Salesforce.com, responsible for managing globally the information security activities, including architecture, design, implementation, and operations. He was instrumental in Salesforce’s initial certifications across areas as diverse as ISO, PCI, and FedRamp. Izak was also chairman of the CSO Council in the Bay Area, promoting the sharing of best practices among peers made up of the top 30 Bay Area companies.
“Both Robert and Izak bring extensive industry expertise directly applicable to our customer base,” said Dr. Rao Papolu, CEO of Cavirin. “Their credibility in solving challenging security issues will positively impact our customers’ hybrid cloud deployments and pave the path for further growth.”
Cavirin will be showcasing its security solutions in Booth 966 at the upcoming Black Hat conference, July 26-27 in Las Vegas, Nev. Executive briefings and demos may be scheduled here.
The company recently received the 2017 IT World Awards in two categories: a gold award in the Hot Company category, and in the product category, an award for the Cavirin Continuous Security for Hybrid Clouds solution.
Cavirin is the only company providing continuous security assessment and remediation across physical, public, and hybrid clouds, supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, VMware, KVM, and Docker. The company’s solution helps organizations leverage the cost savings and agility of the cloud without increasing operational risk or reducing their security posture. Cavirin offers up-to-the-minute compliance assessments, supplying audit-ready evidence as measured by every major regulatory and security best practice framework including CIS, DISA, PCI and HIPAA.