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Kevin Hall, Tom Orella and Will Gragido Join HYAS to Bolster Its Business Development, Engineering and Sales Divisions

February 28, 2019

VICTORIA, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 28, 2019--HYAS, a leading provider of attribution intelligence tools for InfoSec and cybersecurity professionals, today announced the hiring of three leadership positions: Kevin Hall as Vice President of Engineering, Tom Orella as Vice President of Sales and Will Gragido as Vice President of Business Development. These seasoned executives will be responsible for developing and distributing HYAS’ attribution intelligence platform, COMOX, which enables InfoSec teams and researchers to respond to cybersecurity threats more quickly and accurately.

Kevin Hall has specialized in information technology for more than two decades and has worked in a variety of industries including finance, military and national laboratories. Tom Orella has more than 20 years of leadership experience in startup environments, which has earned him a reputation of recruiting, motivating and leading the industry’s best sales professionals. Will Gragido is the co-author of 3 books on cyber security, including Cybercrime and Espionage: An Analysis of Subversive Multi-Vector Threats, and has more than 21 years of experience in information technology, with technical and research roles at Internet Security Systems/IBM Internet Security Systems, Damballa, HP DVLabs and RSA NetWitness.

“With more than 60 years of combined industry experience, Kevin, Tom and Will bring the perfect blend of passion and prowess to HYAS’ executive team,” said Jeff Spencer, Chief Operating Officer at HYAS. “I’m fully confident that they will be instrumental in achieving HYAS’ business objectives for the coming year, from expanding our customer base to improving our product line and achieving revenue goals.”

“Getting an opportunity to produce blue team software has been a passion I’ve held for quite some time,” said Kevin Hall. “I was thrilled to be invited to work with the team and felt that my skill set would fully complement the HYAS vision for the future.”

For more information about HYAS and its services, please visit www.hyas.com.

About HYAS

HYAS is a leading cyber security corporation with a focus on advanced comprehension of Domain Name Services (DNS) and its relevance to cyber security-oriented investigations where attribution intelligence, incident detection & response, and mitigation are key to halting the advancement of threat actors and adversaries worldwide. Through its unique capabilities and services realized through its COMOX platform, customers are provided with contextually rich, meaning, and actionable data. Learn more at www.hyas.com and @hyasinc

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