- Profit-driven hackers, armed with increasingly sophisticated malicious software, have caused over $8 billion in damage to corporation computer systems this year alone, and variations of existing viruses are proliferating faster than ever before. Fortunately for beleagured businesses, the skill demonstrated by computer criminals is speeding the development of pre-emptive coun......Full article >>>
tions inside the data security industry.
Securitas took shape in October 2005 and operations were formally launched in January 2006, but its roots extend much farther.
Sinha's first venture was UltraVisual Medical Systems, a software medical imaging company he co-founded with Chylla and Mark Gehring that later merged with National Science Foundation
to develop novel technology to counter spyware threats.
A confluence of expertise
We have very good technology and I believe we have one of the best malwar......Full article >>>
ing and detecting viruses. The commercial approach will be to develop those ideas and construct a sophisticated, behavior-based scanner, one that will initially focus on servers and e-mail.
Whether or not that scanner will succeed outside the virtual testing environments Securitas is using to perfect the technology remains to be seen. As George Davida, director for the
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