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Nettitude Furthers R&D Capability With Strategic Appointment

Posted by Media marketing on Mar 31, 2015 11:17:52 AM

New senior research analyst appointed to cyber security consultancy’s growing team

London – 30 March 2015 – Nettitude, the global leader in the delivery of cyber security testing, risk management, compliance and incident response services, has today announced the appointment of senior research analyst, Dr. Jules Pagna Disso, who will lead research into malware and threat intelligence and oversee the growing number of projects undertaken by Nettitude’s growing research and development team.

Dr. Pagna Disso has over 15 years’ experience working in cyber security.  Previously the head of EADS Innovation Works’ cyber security research lab in the UK, he was the technical lead for all cyber security related projects.  Dr. Pagna Disso also provides ongoing consultancy services for various organisations on critical infrastructure security and also advises SMEs on security strategies.  He holds a PhD in Intrusion Detection Systems as well as a number of cyber security related qualifications.  His research interests include cyber security for Industrial Control Systems, honeypots, botnets, malware analysis, cloud security, cyber forensics, threat analysis, and vulnerability identification.

“We are delighted to welcome Jules, a highly experienced and qualified information security professional, to our rapidly growing R&D team,” said Rowland Johnson, CEO of Nettitude.  “Nettitude sees research expertise as a differentiator in the crowded security marketplace, and we are committed to being at the cutting edge of security threat analysis.  With someone of Jules’ calibre on-board, our research scope and capabilities take a significant step forward and we look forward to engaging in new and important IT security research projects.”

“Cybercriminals and other malicious parties are becoming ever more sophisticated and resourceful, making it more important than ever to conduct detailed research and analysis of their tools and tactics,” said Dr. Jules Pagna Disso, Nettitude’s newly appointed senior research analyst.  “As an independent consultancy, which has invested in interesting research into areas like the Internet of Things and the security implications of the ‘connected home’, I look forward to launching further innovative research projects with the R&D team.”

In addition to developing and executing research projects into a wide range of areas relating to cyber security, including Industrial Control Systems, Dr. Pagna Disso will also be responsible for supervising MSc and PhD students from the University of Bradford.


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