SOURCE: CyberUnited

CyberUnited

November 19, 2013 08:30 ET

Howard Schmidt Joins CyberUnited's Board

Former White House Cyber Security Coordinator Drawn to Company's Innovation in Scientific Based Insider Threat Security

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 19, 2013) - CyberUnited, a leading insider threat security informatics company, today announced that former Cyber Security Coordinator to President Obama, Howard Schmidt, has joined CyberUnited's board of directors. As a board member, Schmidt will draw on more than 20 years of security experience, to support CyberUnited's innovative technology and potential among enterprises and government agencies.

Formerly Vice Chairman of the President's Critical Infrastructure Protection Board, he is currently a principal at HAS Security. Prior to that he was president and CEO of the Information Security Forum (ISF); served as international president of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA); and Director of Computer Crime and Information Warfare for AFOSI.

Schmidt joins CyberUnited's three other distinguished board members: Life Sciences expert, Malcolm Bohm; Patricia Titus, former Symantec CISO; Dr. Todd Peterson, vice president of Synthetic Biology R&D at Life Technologies; and Brent Wrisley, CEO of PUNCHCyber.

"I am pleased to join the Board of such an innovative company," said Schmidt. "If corporations and governments are going to keep ahead of the enormous and alarming growth in security threats, new solutions have to be truly unique. CyberUnited's approach to the problem is unique and uses a scientific methodology that can analyze human behavior to identify and even predict insider threats."

"Howard is an icon in the security field," said Darin Andersen, CEO of CyberUnited. "He has an extremely broad combination of specialties including cybercrime, criminal investigations, information security, critical infrastructure protection, and strategic security planning. That is going to be a major advantage in the development of our company. Our products will span all of those areas."

About CyberUnited
CyberUnited prevents sensitive data loss from your organization by revealing the identity of determined insiders. Intersect Insider Threat Analysis Tool® reveals insiders engaged in digital fraud, IT sabotage or IP theft. It integrates big data analytics and predictive analysis software to sift through multiple data sets, isolating employee anomalies that could indicate potential malicious activity inside a network.

Intersect utilizes CyberUnited's Pit Viper™ to detect, analyze and classify every byte pattern in a network to understand and learn specific threat indicators and precursors in real time. For more information go to: www.cyberunited.com