BOSTON, May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — CyberX, the leading provider of cybersecurity solutions for the industrial internet, announced today the launch of the company’s new offices in Boston MA, the relocation of its CEO, Omer Schneider to the area and the appointment of Jim Blaschke to Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Based in the new Bostonoffice, Schneider and Blaschke will build the company’s team and presence in North America.
Schneider, who is co-founder, will continue to manage the overall business while adding a personal focus on engaging with clients. Blaschke will lead customer and channel partner growth initiatives and expansion in North America.
“We’re excited to welcome Jim on board our executive team” says CyberX CEO Omer Schneider. “His extensive experience and industry knowledge will help drive the CyberX vision and commitment to provide end-to-end security for industrial environments while ensuring operational and business continuity. Establishing our headquarters in Boston allows us to better engage with domestic customers, offering advanced industrial threat protection and enhanced customer service to the North American market.”
In his new position, Blaschke will lead the CyberX sales and partner management in North America, bringing over 30 years of executive experience in technology companies ranging from startups to Fortune 50, including Lockheed Martin, GE and Sun Microsystems. Jim is a veteran in the industrial cybersecurity field, and a domain expert in security solutions for critical infrastructure.
“I am enthusiastic to join CyberX, and be part of the team that has pioneered the Industrial Internet cybersecurity revolution”, said Jim Blaschke. “It’s clear to me that there are major shifts underway in the industrial landscape, and I have been truly impressed with the technology and team at CyberX. The company is very well positioned to lead this sector and bring a new level of intelligent security to major companies in America and internationally.”
CyberX leads the way in securing the Industrial Internet by providing complete visibility into the OT Network as well as real-time detection and alerts of operational incidents, cyber threats and system tampering, thus minimizing disruption to operations and downtime. Seamlessly connecting to an existing OT network, our flagship platform XSense provides immediate results by cataloging devices and collecting data from across the OT environment, and utilizes Big Data and Machine Learning to optimize the detection of anomalous behaviors.
Serving customers worldwide, CyberX is a member of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and ICS-ISAC and was recognized by Gartner as a 2015 Cool Vendor in Security for Technology and Service Providers. Named “Best Product in ICS/SCADA Security Solution of 2016” at RSA, its research is considered cutting edge, contributing zero-day vulnerability discoveries to both the US Department of Homeland Security and industrial vendors.
Romit Barratson Sagi