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Onapsis Appoints CTO of Veracode, Chris Wysopal, to Board of Advisors

Cyber security expert, thought leader and entrepreneur to help Onapsis further transform how organizations approach business-critical application security

Boston, MA – February 19, 2015 – Onapsis, the global experts in business-critical application security, has appointed security expert Chris Wysopal to its Board of Advisors.

Wysopal is the CTO and CISO of cloud-based application security firm Veracode, which he co-founded in 2006. His 20 years of information security experience includes vulnerability researcher at L0pht Heavy Industries, a Boston-based hacker think tank and one of the first hackerspaces, and VP of research and development for @stake where he was involved the invention of binary static analysis technology.

In his new role Wysopal will support Onapsis as it continues to lead the market in business-critical application security, and he will provide insight on the expansion of the threat intelligence currently offered by the Onapsis Research Labs and technology guidance on the company’s innovative software platforms. 

Wysopal’s recognition includes being named one of the 100 most influential people in IT by eWeek, selected for the InfoWorld CTO 25, and named in SC Magazine’s 5 Security Thought Leaders. The author of ‘The Art of Security Software Testing’, Wysopal has testified to the U.S. Congress on government security and software vulnerabilities.

“Onapsis technology solves problems faced by every Fortune 1000 organization – whether they know it or not. The team has created market-leading solutions which solves a real problem overlooked by the cyber security industry. The market opportunity is enormous, and I look forward to working with the team to drive exponential growth,” said Wysopal.

“Chris is a powerhouse in the cyber security industry. He brings unique expertise to our Board of Advisors which will help us in our mission to stay at the leading edge of application security. We put application security into a business context for several of the largest organizations in the world, so we look forward to Chris’ input, business acumen, and his technical insight as we take Onapsis to the next level,” said Mariano Nunez, co-Founder and CEO of Onapsis.

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About Onapsis

Onapsis gives organizations the adaptive advantage to succeed in securing business-critical applications by combining technology, research and analytics. Onapsis enables every security and compliance team an adaptive approach to focus on the factors that matter most to their business– critical applications that house vital data and run business processes including SAP Business Suite, SAP HANA and SAP Mobile deployments. 

Onapsis provides technology solutions including Onapsis X1, the de-facto SAP security auditing tool, and Onapsis Security Platform which delivers enterprise vulnerability, compliance, detection and response capabilities with analytics. 

The Onapsis Research Labs provide subject matter expertise that combines in-depth knowledge and experience to deliver technical and business-context with sound security judgment. This enables organizations to efficiently uncover security and compliance gaps and prioritize the resolution within applications running on SAP platforms.

Onapsis delivers tangible business results including decreased business risk, highlighted compliance gaps, lower operational security costs and demonstrable value on investment.

 

Twitter: @onapsis

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/onapsis

 

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