Trusteer, the leading provider of endpoint cybercrime prevention solutions, today announced that former TowerGroup senior research director and online banking expert George Tubin has been appointed senior security strategist for the company.
Mr. Tubin will spearhead Trusteer's thought leadership and market education initiatives relative to online and mobile banking security. He will also focus on programs that inform enterprises on how they can use lessons learned from fighting financial malware to better protect corporate assets from targeted attacks.
Mr. Tubin is a recognized expert in online and mobile banking, online fraud and identity theft prevention, and enterprise fraud management strategies. Most recently, as senior research director for TowerGroup, the financial services industry's premier market research and advisory services consultancy, he was a strategic advisor to the world's leading banks, securities firms, and insurance companies.
"George Tubin is one of the leading experts on information security for the financial services sector, and has worked with and for some of the world's top banks fighting online and mobile fraud," said Mickey Boodaei, CEO of Trusteer. "We are extremely pleased that George has joined our team. He will play a key role in advising both financial services firms and enterprises on how to implement cyber fraud prevention measures to fight advanced malware threats."
Prior to TowerGroup, Mr. Tubin was a senior consultant with ADS Financial Services Solutions, providing IT strategy consulting to top-tier US banks. He has held senior ecommerce and service delivery positions with BayBank, BankBoston, and Fleet (now Bank of America). Mr. Tubin has chaired and presented at major industry conferences, and has been frequently quoted in various publications including The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, CIO Magazine, American Banker, Bank Technology News, CNN Money Online, Bank Systems and Technology, and more. Mr. Tubin received an MBA from Babson College and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
"Having spent the last decade as an industry analyst for the financial services industry, I am excited to join Trusteer and be back in the trenches helping companies fight cybercrime and fraud," said George Tubin. "The company's intelligence-based endpoint security software has proven extremely effective at helping financial institutions fight online fraud and is widely deployed across the industry. I look forward to working with both our banking customers and enterprise security executives to help them adapt their security strategies to the latest threats."