Scott Chasin, CEO and Founder of ProtectWise and former CTO of McAfee, to Join Board
December 02, 2014
Pwnie Express today announced that Scott Chasin, founder and chief executive officer of privately held ProtectWise, Inc. and former chief technology officer of McAfee, was appointed to the company’s board of directors.
“Scott has extraordinary technology and business expertise, and we are delighted that he has joined Pwnie Express’s board of directors,” said Paul Paget, CEO of Pwnie Express, a leading provider of penetration testing and network vulnerability assessment solutions.
Chasin currently serves as CEO of ProtectWise, Inc., a privately held company located in Denver, Colorado, whose products are being designed to make the next major leap in enterprise network security.
Prior to this, Chasin served as CTO of McAfee’s Content and Cloud Business Unit, helping transform McAfee into a leader in content and cloud security solutions.
Previously, Chasin founded and served as CTO of MX Logic, Inc, which was acquired by McAfee. He also founded and served as CTO of USA.NET, which was acquired by Perimeter eSecurity, and founded and moderated Bugtraq, which was acquired by Symantec Corp.
“Scott brings a wealth of experience, from C-level executives to security practitioners, as well as the insights that come from running successful large global security companies and fast-emerging startups. He will be a great addition to our board,” said Paget.
“I am honored to join Pwnie’s board and work with this exceptional team,” Chasin said. “Pwnie Express has taken penetration testing and network vulnerability assessment to the next level and I look forward to sharing my experiences and contributing to the future direction and growth of this cutting edge technology company.”
Chasin has served on a number of enterprise boards, including Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) and the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG).
Pwnie Express provides cost effective, rapid deployment security assessment products comprised of innovative sensors that make it incredibly easy to evaluate risk in remote and distributed environments. More than a 1000 enterprises across verticals including retail, finance, health, and manufacturing as well as service providers and government organizations rely on Pwnie Express to know who and what is accessing their networks.
About Pwnie Express
Pwnie Express is the leading provider of innovative sensors that assess network security risks in remote locations. Thousands of enterprises and government organizations worldwide rely on Pwnie Express’s products to conduct drop-box penetration testing and provide unprecedented insight into their distributed network infrastructure. Pwnie Express’s smart devices leverage open source tools and platforms. The award-winning products are backed by the expertise of Pwnie Labs, the company’s security research arm.