HOUSTON, June 25, 2012– Houston-based Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP), Network Box USA’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Pierluigi Stella, has been appointed to the Executive Council of the CompTIA IT Security Community. “It’s truly an honor for me to work closely with CompTIA, the voice of the world’s information technology industry,” said Stella, adding, “I’m looking forward to participating as well as learning from my fellow Council members. I believe my experience with Network and Managed Security will allow me to contribute a different perspective on security options and strategies.”
As an appointed member of the Council, Stella and the other members are responsible for providing leadership and strategic input on Community direction, plan activities and structure initiatives, and provide resources on various IT security measures. Trained in Electrical Engineering (Master’s Degree, Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Naples in Italy, Stella co-founded Network Box USA (the American division of Network Box Corporation Ltd) in 2003.
In his capacity as CTO, Stella has extensive knowledge of security issues with emphases on the financial; banking; hospitality and travel; healthcare; and education sectors. He has been widely published and had bylines in Computer World, Communications News; PC Today; CU Times; Processor; Technopedia, PC World, Dark Reading and Tech Port, among others. In the year 2008, he was a contributor to the European Networks and Information Security Agency (ENISA)’s “Cloud Computing Risk Assessment” project which analyzed data protection and data security issues.
About Network Box USA
Network Box USA (www.networkboxusa.com), the American division of Network Box Corporation Limited, is a leading Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) in the domestic market. The company was formed in response to the increasing danger posed by security breaches, virus attacks and similar threats arising from widespread use of the Internet.
Guided by the belief that the same high level of computer protection which large enterprises enjoy should be made available to every organization, Network Box offers businesses of all sizes cutting-edge security solutions that are exceptional and affordable.
Since 2000, it has served hundreds of global companies, organizations, and government agencies with award-winning, state-of-the-art cyber security built on the Network Box’s comprehensive protection, real-time technology.
The company embraces a revolutionary approach against escalating Internet threats by adopting a model of real time protection which extends across all modules of its award winning UTM devices. Signatures are created and PUSHed to these devices, globally, within three seconds, thus ensuring true real time protection for its portfolio of clients. In the United States alone, Network Box USA protects in excess of 150 banks and credit unions. Network Box USA is headquartered at 2825 Wilcrest Dr, Suite 259, Houston, Texas 77042. For more information, please call 832-242-5758 or (toll free) 888-315-8886; fax: 713-933-0290; or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us onwww.Twitter.com/NetworkBoxUSA and www.facebook.com/NetworkBoxUSA.
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