Today, I’m really pleased to announce that Michael St. Neitzel, one of the industry’s leading antimalware researchers, has joined Sunbelt Software in the newly created position of vice president, threat research.
Mike is widely regarded as one of the foremost experts on malware and its malicious mechanisms, and has authored a number of technical papers and publications, as well as being a noted speaker at industry conferences.
Mike comes to us from FRISK Software, makers of F-Prot Antivirus, where he was a senior antivirus architect and spokesperson on behalf of the company. Prior to FRISK Software, he was a senior virus researcher with ESET s.r.o., where he worked on the Nod32 antivirus product. Previously, he was with Comodo Security, where he managed the team responsible for the Comodo firewall and antivirus products as executive director in Chennai, India.
Michael will be working on our upcoming VIPRE antivirus+antispyware product, where his work will be essential in developing proprietary heuristics and behavioral detection that is so critical in today’s complex malware environment.
Welcome, Michael. We’re thrilled to have you as part of the Sunbelt team.