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Gurucul Names Steve Moscarelli Vice President of Sales to Tap Fast Growing Market for Identity-based Security

Proven Security Industry Executive will Build Team to Extend Company’s Lead in User Behavior Analytics and Identity Access Intelligence

LOS ANGELES, CA – May 12, 2016 – Gurucul, the user behavior analytics and identity access intelligence company, today announced the appointment of security industry veteran Steve Moscarelli as Vice President of Sales. For over 20 years, Steve has successfully led sales efforts for leading security vendors, including Check Point Software, Qualys, Sourcefire (Cisco) and Port Authority (Websense) and startups including Tufin Technologies and Attivo Networks.

“We’re extremely pleased that Steve has joined our executive management team as Vice President of Sales,” said Saryu Nayyar, CEO of Gurucul. “He has a proven track record for building high performance sales teams and consistently growing revenues for both established and startup security vendors. Steve’s leadership skills and C-level relationships will help Gurucul aggressively capture new market share based on our unique ability to both reduce a company’s identity attack surface and detect insider and account compromise threats across both on-premises and cloud infrastructures.”

 

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Steve Moscarelli joined Gurucul from network security vendor Attivo Networks. As Vice President of Sales, he established Tufin Americas and grew the company’s customer base from eight to over 400. He has held senior sales and channel management positions at Check Point Software, Qualys, Sourcefire (Cisco), PortAuthority (Websense), Tufin and Attivo Networks. Steve is a long time member of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), and currently serves as President of the New England chapter.

“The future of enterprise security will be based on using machine learning to detect threats that appear to be legitimate behavior across hybrid enterprise environments that span the datacenter and cloud. The Gurucul user behavior analytics platform provides these advanced capabilities and distinguishes itself from traditional UBA products by using identity access intelligence to also eliminate risks within a company’s identity attack surface,” said Steve Moscarelli. “Given Gurucul’s ability to detect insider threats, account compromise and data exfiltration that evade other security defenses, it’s not surprising the company has established a blue-chip customer base. I look forward to building out Gurucul’s sales team and infrastructure to capture significant share of the UBA market in North America.”

About Gurucul

Gurucul is changing the way enterprises protect themselves against insider threats, account compromise and data exfiltration on-premises and in the cloud. The company’s user behavior analytics and identity access intelligence technology uses machine learning anomaly detection and predictive risk-scoring algorithms to reduce the attack surface for accounts, unnecessary access rights and privileges, and to identify, predict and prevent breaches. Gurucul technology is used globally by organizations to detect insider threats, cyber fraud, IP theft, external attacks and more. The company is based in Los Angeles. To learn more, visit http://www.gurucul.com/ and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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