SOURCE: eGestalt Technologies Inc.

eGestalt Technologies Inc.

October 12, 2010 10:20 ET

Dr. Anton Chuvakin & Rebecca Herold Join eGestalt Technical Advisory Board

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - October 12, 2010) -  eGestalt Technologies Inc. ( a cloud computing provider of IT security and GRC (governance, risk management and compliance) solutions for small to mid-size enterprises, announced that Dr. Anton Chuvakin and Professor Rebecca Herold has joined the company's Technical Advisory Board.

"We are honored and delighted to have two well-known and accomplished IT security, PCI and HIPAA compliance experts such as Anton and Rebecca join our Technical Advisory Board," says Anupam Sahai, eGestalt president and co-founder. "Together their combined expertise will elevate and help fine-tune our product strategy roadmap and recently announced SecureGRC cloud-based compliance solution."

Dr. Anton Chuvakin is a recognized security expert in the field of log management and PCI DSS compliance. He is an author of the books "Security Warrior" and "PCI Compliance" and a contributor to "Know Your Enemy II," "Information Security Management Handbook" and others. Anton has published dozens of papers on log management, SIEM, correlation, security data analysis, PCI DSS, and security management. His blog "Security Warrior" is one of the most popular in the industry. He was formerly a Director of PCI Compliance Solutions at Qualys. Previously he worked at LogLogic as a Chief Logging Evangelist, tasked with educating the world about the importance of logging for security, compliance and operations. He earned his Ph.D. degree from Stony Brook University. For more information visit

Rebecca Herold, "The Privacy Professor,"® is CEO of Rebecca Herold & Associates, LLC of Des Moines, Iowa, offering information security, privacy and compliance services and products.

"Information assurance and compliance programs must be built and implemented using a business-oriented approach to be most successful and effective," Herold says. "I look forward to helping eGestalt further develop its compliance GRC solution and advise its channel partners on how best to utilize compliance in a way that profits their core business."

In addition to consulting and being an MSIA (Master of Science Information Assurance) professor for Norwich University, Rebecca has worked in the healthcare industry for over two decades, has published 14 books, over 200 technical articles, and is a member of numerous advisory boards. She was named as a top influencer by IT Security magazine and has been listed in multiple years by Computerworld as a top privacy adviser. A frequent speaker at IT symposiums, professional organization meetings and conferences, she also provides all the content and consulting for Compliance Helper ( For more information visit

Most recently, eGestalt announced its Managed Compliance Provider (MCP) channel program that empowers service providers including value-added resellers (VARs), managed services providers (MSPs) and managed security services providers (MSSPs) to deliver an affordable cloud- and SaaS-based, high-margin, recurring revenue stream driven managed security and compliance offering.

In June 2010 eGestalt announced SecureGRC™, a patent-pending cloud-based SaaS compliance solution. SecureGRC comprises the following ready-to-use compliance control kits: PCI-DSS 1.2, ISO 27001/27002, CobiT, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), HIPAA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), and other country specific frameworks that are ready to use out-of-the-box. Forthcoming is support for Basel Accord and FISMA.

About eGestalt Technologies Inc.
eGestalt Technologies Inc. is a world-class, innovation driven, leading provider of cloud-computing based enterprise solutions for information security and IT-GRC management. eGestalt is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, and has offices in US, Asia-Pacific and Middle East. The Consulting and development team of eGestalt Technologies in India was founded in 2007 by former Intel and IBM executives.

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