SAN JOSE, CA, April 22, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Jason Hoffman, the Head of Group Security and Chief Security Officer (CSO) of Autonomy, the $700 million global leader in infrastructure software and cloud computing services, joins the advisory board at Zafesoft.
Autonomy is the leader in meaning based computing and enterprise search which helps other organization to derive meaning and value from their information. Mr. Hoffman is a veteran in the security space with over 20 years of experience, not only leads Autonomy's internal security program but he also works closely with its auditors and interfaces with global enterprises before and after they become a customer.
Mr. Hoffman is also the Vice President of Technology for the Security Innovation Network (SINET), founded in San Francisco to enable increased collaboration between public and private entities to defeat global cyber security threats. He has also served on SINET's IT Security Entrepreneurs' Forum (ITSEF) Steering Committee since its inception.
Prior to joining Autonomy, Mr. Hoffman was Kaiser Permanente's Director of Information Security Assurance and Risk Management. He was responsible for leading the development and delivery of Kaiser's enterprise security risk management program, as well as, its security awareness and training program.
Mr. Hoffman was also the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of Greater Bay Bank, N.A. before working for Kaiser Permanente and held security and audit positions at VeriSign, Inc., Wells Fargo Bank and the University of California, San Francisco.
In 2006, Mr. Hoffman was the recipient of the Information Security Executive of the Year West People's Choice Award, a selected finalist in the Information Security Executive of the Year West Award and nominated for the Information Security Executive of the Year National Award.
"Zafesoft has solved the 'security beyond the perimeter' problem. Now that unstructured data exists in multiple copies in multiple locations everywhere, Zafesoft is the only technology that can secure that data wherever it exists. Whether a company is in a regulated industry such as banking, healthcare or government, where regulations require full control of the data, or whether a company just wants to protect its own intellectual property, Zafesoft facilitates the sharing of information securely across trusted and un-trusted networks while helping enterprises comply with various security and privacy laws" commented Jason.
"We are very happy to have Jason work with us as an advisory board member. Jason tested the security and ease of use of the Zafesoft solution while he was at Kaiser Permanente. His statement on the security capability of the Zafesoft solution carries meaningful weight. In his new capacity, he is already helping guide the solution and its features to better fit industry requirements" said Sandeep Tiwari, CEO of Zafesoft.
Jason joins the list of Zafesoft Advisory Board members who are experts in information and cyber security which includes former Department of Defense's CIO, Bill Vass, personal security and identity theft expert, Robert Siciliano, and former executive vice president of worldwide sales for Symantec, John Laing.
Zafesoft solutions for content security help organizations actively secure, control, and track content wherever it is utilized; empowering users with edit-ability and assurance. Zafesoft security services are the next generation of content security. Founded in 2006; San Jose, California based Zafesoft, provides a solution that works both online and offline. It secures content and derived content (such as from copy-paste, save-as, or export of original content). Zafesoft enables secure collaboration between 3rd parties, secure work with contractors and off-shore workers; secure financial information for financial institutions and CPA firms, secure patient data at hospitals and clinics.
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