AUGUSTA, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NetAbstraction, the obfuscation security company, today announced the opening of a new office near Fort Gordon and the Georgia Cyber Center. The company chose Augusta because of the large number of cybersecurity-experienced military veterans in the region. NetAbstraction plans to hire more than 20 new employees at Augusta this year.
NetAbstraction will host an industry event on March 2 at the Georgia Cyber Center to discuss cyber threats facing both government and the private sector. Attending will be Admiral Mike Rogers, former director of the NSA, Jim Robinson, former CEO of American Express, Rich Baich, CISO of AIG and Jenny Menna, member of the board of directors of FS-ISAC. To register for this event, RSVP here.
“NetAbstraction, with its roots in the NSA and the intelligence community, is growing rapidly and was looking for a second site with a high concentration of cybersecurity expertise,” said Gordon Lawson, CEO of NetAbstraction. “Augusta provides all the business resources we need and gives us access to Fort Gordon veterans as well as technical graduates from nearby universities in Georgia and South Carolina. This new office will become a center of technical expertise as well as a central internal sales center for the company. »
“As a Georgia native, former CEO of American Express, and investor in NetAbstraction, I’m thrilled the company has chosen Augusta to expand its footprint and tap into local tech talent,” said Jim Robinson, Managing Partner of RRE. “NetAbstraction transforms traditional approaches to cybersecurity with obfuscation that is both powerful and easily accessible to organizations of all sizes.”
NetAbstraction provides technology that anonymizes an organization’s cloud resources, including data and applications, as well as online communication devices. It was founded by a team that built covert telecommunications networks for the NSA and CIA. NetAbstraction protects customers’ digital infrastructures from ransomware and other cyber threats by making them invisible to attackers. The company’s products also allow organizations to securely conduct online research, investigate threats and conduct other cyber activities without attribution.
According to Matt Mills, executive vice president of Augusta-based commercial real estate firm Southeastern, “NetAbstraction allows us to protect our business from ransomware by hiding our online presence from potential attackers. It offers powerful security capabilities, is easy to deploy, and requires no changes to our systems that could interfere with operations. We are delighted to welcome the company to the Augusta business community.
For more information about NetAbstraction and open positions at Augusta’s new site, visit: https://www.netabstraction.com/careers/open-positions/
NetAbstraction enables organizations to protect the privacy and security of identities and systems by intelligently selecting and masking global network paths across the Internet. The founders previously designed, created and implemented covert telecommunications networks for the NSA and CIA. NetAbstraction is used by Fortune 500 organizations around the world to ensure their cyber operations remain secure, anonymous, and unattributable. For more information, visit https://netabstraction.com/, and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.