|By Business Wire||
|April 8, 2014 08:08 AM EDT||
MetaIntell™, the market leader in intelligent cloud-based Mobile Risk Management (MRM), is pleased to announce the addition of Chilik Tamir, a luminary in the field of mobile security, as Chief Architect, Research & Development.
In his role, Chilik will lead research and development on the MetaIntell AppInterrogator™ platform. His extensive knowledge, leadership and innovative approach to the development and research of tools, exploits and vulnerabilities in mobile and web systems will augment MetaIntell’s world-class security development team.
“Chilik is one of the world’s most brilliant experts on mobile security,” said Kevin Mullenex, MetaIntell’s Chief Executive Officer. “He brings extensive and seasoned insights that will help us in continuing to build an innovative solution that is second to none. We are thrilled to have Chilik become a member of our team.”
“I look forwarding to helping build MetaIntell’s market success and am excited about the opportunity to contribute to the development of their innovative mobile security applications,” said Chilik. “The unique approach they’ve taken to solving the critical issue of how to protect enterprises from the fast morphing challenges of mobile app security threats is the right one.”
Most recently, Chilik was Chief Scientist at AppSec-Labs where he was responsible for Innovation and leading security development. He brings over two decades of experience in security training, research, development, testing and consulting. Among his accomplishments are development of products in the mobile market (Android, iOS) and Web 2.0. He created security tools such as AppUse, a testing environment for Android applications developed together with Erez Metula; and iNalyzer, a framework for penetration testing of iOS applications. His experience includes vast security training and consulting for financial and industry leaders including Intel, HP, Cisco and others. Chilik has contributed to security conferences around the world, including Black-Hat, HITB and OWASP. Chilik holds a biomedical engineering B.Sc. degree from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
MetaIntell is the leader in Mobile Risk Management (MRM). The company offers a cloud-based service that performs a detailed analysis on 3 key vectors: context, intent and predictive behavior. The cross referential analysis includes Deep Code Analysis, Behavioral Monitoring, Vulnerability Assessment, Broad Threat Engines, OSINT, Reputation History & Site Intelligence, and App Distribution Footprint. Data is correlated with gathered intelligence to declare an app is In or Out™ before it poses a threat to an enterprise application repository.