Cyble Appoints Regional Cybersecurity Expert Shenoy Sandeep to Expand Footprint in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa Region

Cyble Appoints Regional Cybersecurity Expert Shenoy Sandeep to Expand Footprint in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa Region

Cyble is a global threat intelligence SaaS provider that helps enterprises protect themselves from cybercrimes and exposure in the darkweb.

ALPHARETTA, GA, May 31, 2021:

Cyble, an AI-powered, Y Combinator-backed, cyber threat intelligence company that empowers organizations with the dark web and cybercrime monitoring and mitigation services, today announced that regional cybersecurity expert Shenoy Sandeep has joined the company as the Regional Director – Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META).

This news follows Cyble’s recent announcement of a USD 4 million seed financing led by Blackbird Ventures and Spider Capital, with participation from Xoogler Ventures, Picus Capital, and Cathexis Ventures. Shenoy brings over 13+ years of experience in cybersecurity, having advised some of the most critical organizations in the region. A well-known figure in the local cybersecurity community, Shenoy will be responsible for driving growth across the META region by highlighting the true value the company provides in the cyber threat intelligence monitoring space.

Mandar Patil, VP – International Market and Customer Success at Cyble said, “Shenoy is a reputed regional cybersecurity expert, and I am excited to be working with him. With his ability to understand the cybersecurity threat landscape across the META region, we intend to highlight the sheer visibility that the company’s AI-powered SaaS platform, Cyble Vision, can provide in terms of monitoring the attack surface across the deep web, dark web, and cybercrime marketplaces. The top Cybersecurity firm has seen record growth since its inception, and the company is on the journey towards dominance in the cyber threat intelligence space. Shenoy will engage with the local network of end-users, partners, and existing alliances to spearhead our regional growth activities.”

Recently, Vijay Sethi, Digital Transformation and Sustainability Evangelist, has joined the Advisory Board of Cyble. As part of its continued strategic hiring, Cyble has also appointed cybersecurity veteran Maxim Mitrokhin, ex-MD Kaspersky Lab APAC and former GM – APAC for Acronis Asia Pte Ltd. as the Regional Sales Director (SEA, GRC, Korea and Japan) and Channel – APAC. In addition, former General Dynamics Executive James Thornton Joined hands with Cyble as the Regional Director Sales and Customer Success – North America. As the company scales new growth trajectories, the addition of cybersecurity experts to the leadership team is a critical step in reinforcing the company’s sales blueprint and growth strategies globally.

Commenting on his appointment, Shenoy said, “I am impressed with what the company has achieved in its young startup journey, and I am proud and excited to be joining hands with the company. The cybersecurity giant has the industry’s most sought-after threat intelligence research team. With a focus on a strategic machine and human analyst-driven threat monitoring offering, we ensure that our intelligence is accurate, risk-driven, and validated before notifying our customers. Aided by a global pool of threat intelligence sensors that now cover the region, the team has been able to receive insights into targeted activity and proactively inform end-users way before cybercriminals cause reputational damage. Having the largest visibility into the darkweb space, I am sure we will add value to our customers in the META region.”

“We are aware of Shenoy’s consultative approach in responding to customers’ cybersecurity challenges in the META region. With his extensive experience and reputation as a trusted advisor amongst the local CXO community, Shenoy’s appointment will truly add value to Cyble. The META region compromising of the GCC countries is strategic for us at Cyble, and proactively engaging with customer requirements is our top priority. With a UAE-based entity to manage regional operations, onboarding local talent in the works, and existing angel investment from Dubai-based Venture capital firm VentureSouq, the company’s presence in the region will be impactful where everyone benefits within the ecosystem” said Beenu Arora, Founder and CEO of Cyble.

Cyble is a global threat intelligence SaaS provider that helps enterprises protect themselves from cybercrimes and exposure in the darkweb. Its prime focus is to provide organizations with real-time visibility to their digital risk footprint. Backed by Y Combinator as part of the 2021 winter cohort, Cyble has also been recognized by Forbes as one of the top 20 Best Cybersecurity Startups To Watch In 2020. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia and with offices in Australia, Singapore, and India, Cyble has a global presence. To learn more about Cyble, visit www.cyble.io