SOURCE: Realsec, Inc.


September 22, 2014 05:00 ET

REALSEC Appoints Two New Positions to Renew and Strengthen Its Technical Expertise

Sergio Soler Assumes the Role as Head of the Technical Department and Luis Hernandez Furquet in the New Position of Director of RDI

MADRID, SPAIN and SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 22, 2014) - REALSEC, a Spanish company with global presence dedicated to the development of encryption and digital signature systems, has renewed and expanded its technical department with the appointment of Sergio Soler as technical director and Luis Hernández Furquet as director of RDI.

REALSEC's new technical director, Sergio Soler, has more than 15 years of experience in innovation and development of cryptographic hardware and software products designed for encryption and digital signature.

An industrial engineer, he began his professional career in 1998 working at Penta3 in the financial cryptography field, an area in which he has extensive and proven experience. He would continue these functions at NetFinger until 2001 when he joined the technical department at REALSEC as product manager for solutions targeted toward banking and payment method institutions.

In his new career as technical director, Soler will coordinate SW, HW and RDI development; as well as the area of consulting. He will offer a new technological approach to the company through the incorporation of new work areas with the aim of developing the best cryptographic solutions that align with market demand.

Luis Hernandez Furquet will occupy the new post as director of RDI where he will be in charge of the areas of research and development of software and technical support. Furquet has more than 16 years of experience in corporate, technical and operational management which he has gained through his experience in national and multinational companies in the field of information technology and telecommunications.

His fundamental objective at this new stage will be to boost the area of software research and development, enabling a robust and constant evolution of REALSEC products, as well as change the internal processes while offering continuous improvement.

As a telecommunications and computer science engineer, he holds the main certifications related to security matters (Title of director of security by ICADE, CISA, CISM, CHS, ISO 27000, MCSA), as well as extensive experience in project management.

Before joining REALSEC, Luis Hernández Furquet developed his professional career in the field of systems and information security in entities such as CIDITES (RDI center in security technologies), Security Cluster, SanDisk, and Spanish Microelectronics; acquiring solid experience in leading technical teams within fields such as information security, technical audit, certification, standardization, research and software development, quality, management and implementation of strategic projects, and corporate security management.

To learn more about his professional career, you can visit his LinkedIn profile here:

REALSEC is a technology Company with international presence, which develops its own encryption and digital signature solutions for the Banking and Payment, Government and Defense and for the Business Sector.

Our business strategy and differential value as a company lies in providing preinstalled solutions on single device hardware, application software and an integrated HSM (Hardware Security Module) for safely cryptographic processes, accompanied by a high level of maintenance and support services.

Our HSM (Hardware Security Module) Cryptosec PCI is an internationally accredited laboratory and has the following certifications: FIPS 140-2 Level 3, NIST (USA and Canada) and Common Criteria EAL4+, CCN; which is a guarantee for our customers. That positions REALSEC as one of the manufacturers with the highest level of safety certifications worldwide.

REALSEC has International position in the market and currently has offices in San Francisco (USA), Madrid (Spain) and Mexico D.F (Mexico) and an extensive partner network enabling to be present in more than 25 countries.

Our customer base consists of leaders from industry, Governments, as well as more than 100 banks around the world. For more information, go to:

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