Former Intel Chief Security and Privacy Officer Joins Gurucul’s Executive Advisory Board

Malcolm Harkins to Advise Leading User and Entity Behavioral Analytics Security Vendor

LOS ANGELES – AUG. 10, 2015 – Gurucul, the user behavior analytics & identity access intelligence company, today announced that renowned enterprise security and privacy expert Malcolm Harkins, has joined its Executive Advisory Board. Harkins was the first Chief Security & Privacy Officer at Intel Corporation and has been recognized for his visionary approach to information security. His numerous distinctions include Evanta’s Top 10 Breakaway Leader, Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader Award and an RSA Conference Award for Excellence in the Field of Security. He is also author of the book “Managing Risk and Information Security: Protect to Enable”, published by ApressOpen.

“Gurucul is at the forefront of an emerging data science field in security that uses machine learning algorithms with user and device behavior analytics to detect and prevent insider breaches, fraud, advanced threats and theft,” said Malcolm Harkins, Global Chief Information Security Officer, Cylance Corporation. “I look forward to sharing my experience, contacts and advice with the company’s management team and helping Gurucul advance its technology and market leadership.”

Harkins joins a top-notch group of security and privacy experts already on Gurucul’s Executive Advisory Board, including:

  • Gary Harbison, CISO, Monsanto
  • Gary Eppinger, Global VP, CISO and Privacy Officer, Carnival Corporation
  • Jason Clark, Chief Security and Strategy Officer, Accuvant
  • Jerry Archer, CISO of a major financial services firm and Founding Member of the CSA
  • Joe Sullivan, CSO, Uber
  • Leslie K. Lambert, Chief Security and Strategy Officer, Gurucul, and chairman of the Executive Advisory Board
  • Robert D. Rodriguez, Chairman and Founder, Security Innovation Network (SINET)
  • Teri Takai, CIO, Meridian Health Plan, and former CIO, Department of Defense

To learn more about Gurucul’s Executive Advisory Board, visit:

“Malcolm Harkins is a powerful addition to Gurucul’s Executive Advisory Board and we are thrilled to have him as a resource,” said Saryu Nayyar, CEO of Gurucul. “He has played a pivotal role in defining and shaping well-known security techniques, approaches and products. Malcolm is a great fit for Gurucul, since we are changing the way organizations detect and prevent threats through user behavioral analytics and identity access intelligence.”

About Gurucul

Gurucul is changing the way enterprises protect themselves against fraud, insider threats and external intruders. The company’s user behavior analytics and identity access intelligence technology uses machine learning and predictive anomaly detection algorithms to reduce the attack surface for accounts, unnecessary access rights and privileges, and identify, predict and prevent breaches. Gurucul technology is used globally by organizations to detect insider fraud, IP theft, external attacks and more. Gurucul is based in Los Angeles. To learn more, visit us at and follow Gurucul on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter (@Gurucul).

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