Columbia, MD, March 1, 2016 – Bricata LLC, developers of high-performance network intrusion prevention security systems, today announced that Gene Savchuk has joined the company as Principal and Chief Technology Officer. In his new role, Mr. Savchuk will lead product strategy to further fortify Bricata’s position as the preeminent provider of high-visibility enterprise security solutions.
“We are extremely excited Gene has decided to join Bricata,” said John Trauth, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Bricata. “Security threats will continue to become more sophisticated than we’ve ever seen before. Bricata is strongly positioned to help clients meet evolutionary challenges head-on, and the addition of Gene to the management team will further strengthen our ability to develop effective, innovative solutions.”
Prior to joining Bricata, Mr. Savchuk co-founded Fidelis; here, he served as Chief Technology Officer and primary architect. Gene was instrumental in leading the strategic vision of Fidelis’ products in the emerging market category. His experience helping to shape industry standards is unparalleled, as is his experience working with leading industry analysts and customers.
Mr. Savchuk’s entrepreneurial spirit helped him take InforMax Inc., a bioinformatics company, from a startup to a public company with over 300 employees and a global presence before joining Fidelis. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics and Applied Mathematics and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science.
“I chose to join Bricata because I feel there is a tremendous amount we can accomplish as a team,” said Savchuk. “Bricata offers the leading edge of high-value security solutions designed with the modern security team in mind. Our intelligent platform, ProAccel, enables customers to see up to nine times more threats at each inspection point, and provides a cost-effective, scalable solution for true enterprise-wide deployment. They result is security visibility never before achieved, or even thought to be practical.”
Bricata’s solutions are based on decades of engineering experience in the intrusion detection and prevention technology market. Leveraging advancements in high-speed computing and multi-threaded software architecture, Bricata’s solutions are designed to be flexible and scalable to meet current and future threat defense requirements. Mr. Savchuk, in his new role, will be working with Bricata’s engineering and management teams to enhance ProAccel’s already award-winning architecture, design, and speed, as well as helping to shape the future of the company strategically.