VIPRE Security Group Appoints Usman Choudhary as General Manager of Business Security Division

Industry: Technology

Choudhary aims to empower small and mid-size enterprises by democratizing cybersecurity through education, awareness, and GenAI for advanced threat protection.

New York, NY (PRUnderground) February 21st, 2024

VIPRE Security Group, a leading cybersecurity solutions provider, today announced the executive appointment of Usman Choudhary as General Manager of its Business Security Division, encompassing VIPRE EDR and Advanced Threat Protection for Email, SafeSend for Email, and Inspired eLearning security awareness training.

Choudhary previously served as the Chief Product and Technology Officer at VIPRE. In this expanded role, he will champion VIPRE’s mission to mitigate human risk through educational initiatives and cutting-edge technologies, with a vision to “democratize cybersecurity.” Choudhary’s focus will be on making the most advanced security solutions available to businesses of all sizes, and making cybersecurity the responsibility of all, not just a few experts. This approach requires everyone to be educated about the risks posed by cyber threats.

“I’m enthusiastic about our position as a trusted provider of comprehensive cybersecurity solutions for midsize enterprises,” said Choudhary. “Our commitment to affordability, ease of deployment, and exceptional customer support sets us apart. We take pride in delivering industry-leading AI/ML-based advanced threat protection to all of our global partners and customers.”

Choudhary brings a wealth of experience to this new role. With a cybersecurity journey spanning back to 2002, he has played instrumental roles in architecting mission-critical cyber defense systems, contributed to the evolution of cyber security by developing patented technologies, and held technical leadership positions in the financial services industry.

Nate Simmons, president of Ziff Davis’ Cybersecurity and Martech division, expressed excitement about Choudhary’s leadership role: “VIPRE Security Group is a global organization protecting millions of consumers and businesses. Usman is a highly accomplished leader with a passion for helping our customers protect their organizations from cyber threats. Usman has an ambitious roadmap and I’m excited to have him lead the next phase of growth for VIPRE and Inspired eLearning.”

About VIPRE Security Group

VIPRE Security Group, part of Ziff Davis, Inc., is a leading provider of internet security solutions purpose-built to protect businesses, solution providers, and home users from costly and malicious cyber threats. With more than 25 years of industry expertise, VIPRE is one of the world’s largest threat intelligence clouds, delivering exceptional protection against today’s most aggressive online threats. Its award-winning software portfolio includes next-generation antivirus endpoint cloud solutions, advanced email security products, along with threat intelligence for real-time malware analysis, and security awareness training for compliance and risk management. VIPRE solutions deliver easy-to-use, comprehensive layered defense through cloud-based and server security, with mobile interfaces that enable instant threat response.

The group operates under various brands, including VIPRE®, StrongVPN®, IPVanish®, Inspired eLearning®, Livedrive®, and SugarSync®.

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