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"This is the future of IT security and I'm proud to be a part of this team."
OTTAWA, ON, September 07, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Phirelight Security Solutions, recently ranked one of Canada's top 10 cyber security firms, announced Tuesday that security industry veteran Tyson Macaulay has joined its Board of Advisors. Mr. Macaulay's main focus will be helping Phirelight with its international expansion of rapidPHIRE, the company's flagship cyber intelligence platform.
Mr. Macaulay brings extensive project experience spanning all critical infrastructure sectors, and regulatory regimes from many different nations. He has extensive experience in specialized security disciplines such as industrial control, machine-to-machine systems, and the emerging Internet of Things (IoT).
Mr. Macaulay is a frequent industry speaker who has published four books, and over 30 periodical publications. He has several patent applications pending and is actively involved in supporting engineering and security standards through the International Standards Organization (ISO), and the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO).
"Phirelight is in the midst of a major expansion. With new institutional investment coming in, we felt we needed a veteran of Mr. Macaulay's caliber to help us with our international expansion and our work with carriers and other large international players," said Wayne Teeple, CEO of Phirelight.
"rapidPHIRE allows Enterprise and Managed Security Providers to integrate their multi-vendor security solutions onto one platform, and also allows them to easily monitor how the networks of their clients and partners integrate with theirs, for true end to end visibility and security. This is the future of IT security and I'm proud to be a part of this team," Mr Macaulay said.
Phirelight's flagship product, rapidPHIRE, is a cyber intelligence platform that leverages deep packet inspection of network traffic and blends threat intelligence detection and behavioral analytics to monitor, respond and protect the entire enterprise system, including partners and clients. Phirelight was recently ranked by Cybersecurity Ventures as one of the most innovative cyber security companies in the world.
Phirelight was created in 2001 by a team of defence intelligence, cyber security, and military experts who recognized the need to help organizations manage and protect their critical assets.
Makers of rapidPHIRE, the new dimension in cyber intelligence, Phirelight empowers enterprises to easily understand how their networks behave, while at the same time assessing and managing cyber threats in real time.
Phirelight serves a client base of large enterprises, government, and SME organizations in Canada, the United States, and Europe. Along with the rapidPHIRE ecosystem of technology partners, Phirelight provides a full suite of solutions.
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