San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2013
ThreatMetrix, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, today announced that Andreas Baumhof, chief technology officer, ThreatMetrix, has been named to the BankInfoSecurity Board of Advisers to contribute his expert opinion on the growing cybersecurity threats to the financial industry. Published by Information Security Media Group (ISMG), BankInfoSecurity specializes in covering news that helps security leaders make critical decisions regarding their clients information security.
Cybercrime is constantly evolving, so it can be difficult to keep up with the latest threats to financial institutions, said Baumhof. BankInfoSecurity keeps industry leaders informed and up-to-date on how to best protect themselves and their customers. Im pleased to lend my expertise to make sure financial service organizations are best prepared for the cybersecurity threats that will arise in 2013.
As a board member, Baumhof will help guide the publications coverage of security, fraud, privacy, risk management and other key issues. He will also regularly contribute expert insight about regulatory compliance, the current threat landscape and news coverage, as well as risk management strategies and security technologies.
With more than a decade of cybersecurity experience, Baumhof most recently served as executive director, CEO and co-founder of TrustDefender – an Australian-based provider of security and fraud detection technologies prior to its acquisition by ThreatMetrix. He also previously served as a co-founder and chief technology officer of Mircodasys Inc., and developed the first SSL proxy. He has patents pending in Europe and the U.S. for his cybersecurity innovations.