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Silver Tail Systems

June 21, 2011 08:30 ET

Silver Tail Systems Appoints Paul Gacek as Vice President of Engineering

Security Veteran to Lead Engineering for Online Fraud Prevention Specialist

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 21, 2011) - Silver Tail Systems, Inc., the leading provider of predictive analytics for detection and prevention of fraud and abuse for some of the leading websites in the world, today announced that Paul Gacek has signed on as Vice President of Engineering. In his new role, Gacek is responsible for driving development efforts at Silver Tail Systems and will work with a talented team of individuals to protect online users across increasingly targeted e-commerce, financial and governmental institutions.

"The demand for our technology is explosive and we are working to bring some of the industry's most notable talent on board to help us accommodate our rapid growth," noted Tim Eades, Chief Executive Officer at Silver Tail Systems. "Paul Gacek, one of the industry's security veterans, is well-known for managing exceedingly effective security engineering programs, and can quickly bring products to market to address customer needs as they evolve. He is truly a perfect addition to the team and we are thrilled to have him on board to help us make Silver Tail Systems technology ubiquitous within the next three to five years."

Gacek has successfully driven development strategy and execution in the technology industry for almost 30 years. He joined Silver Tail Systems from Juniper Networks, where he led software engineering for the new SRX product range and NetScreen security products. Significant product delivery milestones were accomplished while simultaneously driving up product profitability, growing market share and establishing and growing a world-class global engineering team. Previously, Gacek held engineering management positions at Novell, VeriFone, Canon and VITALINK.

"IT security and fraud prevention specialists today are looking for innovative and effective ways to protect their organizations, their users and their corporate reputations," said Paul Gacek. "Silver Tail Systems has had tremendous success using predictive analytics, via on premise and SaaS models, to detect and mitigate malicious behavior on a massive scale. The company is accelerating rapidly in response to this success, and I am excited to work with the engineers at Silver Tail Systems to maximize the value we bring to the company and the global market."

About Silver Tail Systems, Inc.
Silver Tail Systems is the leading provider of predictive analytics for detection and prevention of fraud and abuse to some of the leading websites in the world. The company offers the industry's most comprehensive suite of fraud detection and mitigation solutions. Serving some of the world's largest financial institutions and e-commerce companies, Silver Tail Systems' award-winning solutions are made possible by the unmatched expertise of its management and technology teams, who bring deep experience, know-how and personal commitment to protect their customers' businesses against online fraud. For more information, visit Silver Tail Systems at www.silvertailsystems.com.

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