Indusface today announced that Brian O’Higgins, an internationally renowned cyber security professional has joined its advisory board. Brian, an executive with over 20 years as a leader in security technology development for enterprise and government customers is best known for his role in pioneering PKI (Public Key Infrastructure). Brian was the co-founder and CTO (Chief Technology Officer) of Entrust, a leading internet security company, and was also the co-founder and CTO of Third Brigade, a provider of security products for physical and virtualized servers that was acquired by Trend Micro in early 2009.
“Brian having joined the Indusface advisory board is indeed a great achievement for Indusface”, said Ashish Tandon, CEO of Indusface, an organization providing end to end Information Security solutions and services. He further said, “Brian’s might of expertise, insight, guidance and experience in cyber security will not only help our company grow in terms of skills, but also guide us into further advancement and readiness to fight the cyber security challenges that the world faces everyday”.
Brian's visionary and pragmatic approach to security has made him a frequent presenter at security and industry events around the globe. In 2008, he was appointed as a delegate to contribute to the Global Cyber security Agenda of the International Telecommunications Union. In the past he has established the Secure Networks group within Nortel in 1993, and was instrumental in spinning-out this group as an independent company, Entrust, in 1997. Some of the great achievements of Brian during his initial days of career include prototyping the world’s first ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network) telephone, design of in-building wireless communications systems and high performance computing architectures for digital telephone switches. Brian also led the development of the world’s first commercial data communications equipment to incorporate public-key security technology.
On joining the Indusface advisory board, Brian said, “As an advisor to Indusface, I hope that my collective experience in the domain of information security will be of value and serve as an asset to the company as it scales to meet the growing demand for solutions to combat security threats”. Brian’s current list of affiliations includes advisory board positions with Defence R&D Canada, Information Technology Association of Canada, Ontario Centers of Excellence, and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association. In addition, he serves on the boards of Recognia and Fischer International, and is an advisor to several other companies.
Indusface (indusfaceconsulting.com) is a profitable and debt free venture with an annual growth rate of over 150%. Through its India, Middle East and North America based operations and its ISO 27001 adhered delivery centers in Bangalore and Vadodara, Indusface services over 250 customers spread across various industry verticals in 12 countries across 4 continents including Fortune 500 clients. Indusface has strategic partnerships with global security vendors such as IBM, Entrust, Qualys, Symantec, Cisco, Mark Monitor, Third Brigade etc. With an engineering team of over 60 consultants averaging over 5 years of Information Security experience, Indusface has proven its technical and delivery excellence by 90% of its customers giving them repeat business.