Deep Instinct announces new VP of Technology for North America

US-based cybersecurity company Deep Instinct has announced the appointment of Jason Mical as Vice President of Technology for North America.

All told, Mical’s experience in technology and specifically cybersecurity-related operations spans more than 25 years. During his career, he developed and implemented cybersecurity, physical security, forensic investigation and fraud control programs for several global organisations, and has been a member of the FBI Infraguard, United States Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force, ISSA, HTCIA, ASIS, ANSIR and CTIA Fraud Task Forces.

Previous roles include VP of Endpoint Products for Fidelis Cybersecurity, VP of Cybersecurity for Resolution1 Security, Director of Worldwide Forensic Team at CA Technologies and Manager of Investigations and Asset Protection at Honeywell, among others. He has played an instrumental role in the creation of several security products and platforms, including the Resolution1/Fidelis Endpoint Platform and SilentRunner, developed by the NSA and Raytheon.

“Jason’s extensive cybersecurity strategy experience will be instrumental as we work towards expanding our efforts in North America,” said David Roth, Deep Instinct’s SVP of Sales for North America. “As a technology visionary, he will further promote Deep Instinct and articulate our technology value to the North American market. I look forward to working closely with him to support our continued growth and the expansion.”

Deep Instinct, founded in 2015, uses deep learning’s predictive capabilities to protect against zero-day threats and APT attacks “with unmatched accuracy”. In his new role as VP of Technology, Mical will be focused on best practices, senior executive engagement, product strategy and vision for the North American region, and will be reporting directly to Roth.

“Deep Instinct is at the forefront of innovation within the cybersecurity industry,” said Mical. “I am excited to be joining such an innovative team and look forward to working closely with customers and prospects to help tackle today’s advanced cyber threats and mitigate their potential impact on organizations.”

“This is an exciting time for Deep Instinct – as the first company to apply deep learning to cybersecurity, we are arming customers around the world with the solutions they need to combat today’s most advanced threats,” said CEO Guy Caspi. “As we continue to expand globally, we are confident in our ability to provide current and future customers with the most sophisticated deep learning cybersecurity solution.”

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