Accomplished Engineering Leader Joins PhishLabs | Press Release

Steve Garritano hired as VP of Engineering at fast-growing cybersecurity firm.

CHARLESTON, SC, May 15, 2014 – PhishLabs, the leading provider of cybercrime protection and intelligence services that fight back against online threats, announces the hire of Steve Garritano as VP of Engineering. In this role, Mr. Garritano is responsible for the research and development of PhishLabs’ cybercrime protection and intelligence technology.

Prior to joining PhishLabs, Mr. Garritano served as the senior engineering executive for multiple cybersecurity technology firms. He comes to PhishLabs from RedSeal Networks, where he was responsible for the research and development of their network security monitoring and risk assessment products. Mr. Garritano also has extensive experience leading customer support and IT operations.  

“Steve is a savvy leader that brings more than 20 years of engineering and IT operations know-how,” said John LaCour, PhishLabs Founder and Chief Executive Officer. “He is an ideal fit as we continue to grow and scale our business.”

PhishLabs has experienced strong business growth as financial institutions and other organizations seek to aggressively stop account takeover attacks as well as benefit from high-fidelity cybercrime threat intelligence. Mr. Garritano is a key addition as the company continues to acquire new clients and extend cybercrime protection capabilities.

“Cybercriminals can be relentless. Businesses need a security partner on their side that is just as determined,” said Mr. Garritano. “I’m excited to join PhishLabs and be a part of a team that has the focus, expertise, and passion needed to effectively stop and fight back against cybercrime attacks.”

About PhishLabs

PhishLabs is the leading provider of cybercrime protection and intelligence services that fight back against online threats and reduce the risk posed by phishing, malware, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) and other cyber-attacks. The company fights back against cybercrime by detecting, analyzing and proactively dismantling the systems and illicit services cybercriminals depend on to attack businesses and their customers. With a fixed-price service model that ensures alignment with client goals, the company partners with businesses to stop account takeover attacks, reduce online fraud and prevent the loss of customer trust.

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