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Leadership

Keepnet has a leadership team of entrepreneurs with deep cybersecurity expertise. We also have several prominent strategic advisors, including a former CISO of a major financial company and a former leader of a SaaS platform with over 40M users.

FOUNDER, CHIEF TECHNOLOGIST

Ozan Ucar

Ozan has been innovating in the cybersecurity space since 2006 and in 2008 he co-created a next-generation firewall technology that detected and prevented network-based attacks.

In 2010, Ozan co-founded a cybersecurity consulting company, offering a wide range of cyber-security services from training and penetration testing to forensics and incident response. In 2017, he left Cybersecurity Consulting Company to focus on developing Keepnet Labs’ range of cybersecurity products.

Ozan holds international accreditations including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), Licensed Penetration Tester–LPT (Master) and Master Penetration Tester–TSE from the Turkish Standards Institution.

Ozan is well respected within the industry. He has spoken at more than 60 international conferences, collaborated on two books about cybersecurity, and regularly blogs and comments on industry themes.He currently lives in London.

BOARD ADVISOR

James Baker

As a passionate and entrepreneurial leader, James has a successful track record in developing vision and strategy and driving growth for fast-scaling businesses.

As a trusted Board Advisor, James brings his ability to organize processes, define a message, and deliver value and satisfaction for customers. He has particularly helped to develop and shape our strategic partnerships, guide complex deal processes, and makes valuable contributions to our project strategy and roadmap.

REGIONAL MANAGER

Erdinc Balci

Erdinç Balcı continued his long-term and successful career path, which he started as an Information Security Engineer in 2006, as Information Security Process Manager and Cyber Security Manager in many large institutions. Balcı, who has been involved in the management of many systems in the field of Information Security, has participated in many conferences as a speaker in his over a 16-year working life, took part in conferences and training that feed the information security ecosystem, and has many internationally valid certificates in his field. 

Erdinç Balcı, who has strengthened the Keepnet Labs team with important names during his role as EMEA Regional Manager, which he has been holding since July 2019, has increased the market share of the company by reflecting the experience that he gained in his working life, to particularly finance sector, all sectors and made Keepnet the market leader in certain markets. Besides, he considers bringing Keepnet technology together with all customers among its primary goals, with his Business Developer identity.

BOARD ADVISOR

Bora Aytun

Mr. Aytun is a 30+ year veteran of building technology solutions in a wide range of industries. In the last 14 years, he’s been serving the training and education industry, building game-based training simulations designed to develop skill and affect behavior change.

Mr. Aytun specializes in constructing Natural Learning technology platforms with modular data structures facilitating the design and development of engaging learning scenarios. Keepnet’s data-driven performance evaluation infrastructure is integral to the automation of selecting the appropriate behavior change action for each individual, demonstrating their ability to recognize and block cyber threats that rely on human error.

PRODUCT OWNER

Okan Yildiz

Mr. Yildiz has been working as a Cyber Security Expert and Sr. Software Engineer for 8+ years.

Since 2016, he has been developing cyber security products within Keepnet labs. Throughout his career, he has written 4 handbooks on cyber security, has been a speaker at 20+ conferences and regularly blogs about the cyber security industry.

Okan holds international accreditations including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Incident Handler(ECIH), Certified Application Security Engineer – .NET (CASE.NET), Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst (CTIA) and Advanced Penetration Testing (APT).

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A technology that covers
all phases of email attacks

Keepnet Labs protects businesses throughout the life cycle of email-based attacks, using holistic products that cover people, process and technology to prevent breaches and data loss.

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Simulate phishing attacks and provide training to increase employee knowledge about email-based threats.

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