TeskaLabs Welcomes New VP of Application Security
Startup Strengthen Resources to Fight Cybercrime
PRAGUE, Czech Republic - February 9, 2016 - TeskaLabs today welcomed ICT security expert Jiri Kohout as their new VP of Application Security. Kohout will have oversight of the information security landscape, architecture design and security implementation, assisting organizations and TeskaLabs Partners to build and operate mobile solutions securely according to best practices and standards.
TeskaLabs expects that his holistic approach will help companies prevent mobile application cyber breaches which cost enterprises more than $50 billion every year. Jiri commented: “I am excited to start a new challenge and look forward to raising security awareness and educating the public on application security.”
Jiri brings years of experience in ICT security. Before TeskaLabs, Jiri was a Senior Security Architect at the largest software development house in the Czech Republic, managing and conducting penetration testing for some of the largest banks, designing security architecture for new information systems, and was responsible for security-related activities of the department. For several years, he acted as the Chief Information Security Officer for the Ministry of Justice and Chief Information Officer for Prague Municipal Court. He cooperated with the Czech National Security Agency to prepare the Czech Republic cyber security law.
Ales Teska, CEO of TeskaLabs, welcomes the new blood: “I’m thrilled that Jiri is now part of our team. His experience and industry knowledge has made him a key addition to the company. I’m confident that Jiri will play a significant role in providing info security expertise, enabling our customers and partners to embrace mobile and Internet of Things technologies while ensuring the highest level of security protection of their IT infrastructure and business data.”
TeskaLabs help enterprises build and operate their Mobile and IoT applications safely. With its robust and efficient plug-and-play application security platform for any connected device, TeskaLabs offers an active, up-to-date security layer via software, hardware, and cloud products based on industry best practices. For more information, visit https://www.teskalabs.com and follow @TeskaLabs on Twitter.
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