We are an intelligence driven security provider, established to meet the growing need for rapid, accurate cyber intelligence and incident mitigation. Our founders are veterans of elite military cybersecurity and intelligence units, where they acquired a deep understanding of how hackers think, collaborate and act.
We partner with organizations to boost their cybersecurity and remediate their cyberthreats. This is achieved through a subscription-based service which:
IntSights is backed by Glilot Capital Partners, Blumberg Capital, Blackstone and Wipro Ventures.
Mario Andretti, the world champion American racing driver said “If things seem under control, you’re just not going fast enough”. That really sums up Guy, who has acquired extensive expertise through a number of positions in the defense and intelligence world but is still running fast and growing. Guy was an officer in the cybersecurity unit of the Israel Defense Forces, after which he managed a Security Operation Center (SOC) and served as a cyberthreat consultant to financial organizations. Always seeking new challenges and to share his knowledge, in 2014 Guy established Cyber School together with Alon Arvatz, in order to provide teenagers with courses, seminars and summer camp workshops on cyber intelligence.
Gal lives cyber intelligence 24/7/365. It’s not his fault – he was born a computer geek, and that’s why he dreams about cyberthreats and knows how hackers think, collaborate and act. Gal previously served as an officer in an elite intelligence unit in the Israel Defense Forces, where he gained extensive experience in information security and offensive and defensive operations. As CTO, he integrates this experience with his thirst and enthusiasm for knowledge. He is an expert at detecting hacker identities, motivations, characteristics and methods of attack, and delivering the tactical, operational and strategic cyberthreat intelligence, analysis and remediation that IntSights’ customers demand.
George S. Patton said “If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking”. Alon thinks, but not like most of us. And it’s this quality that has given him vast experience and knowledge in the world of cyberthreat intelligence, and why he has succeeded in working in the most advanced environments in the world (most of which cannot be discussed here!). After serving in an elite intelligence unit in the Israel Defense Forces, Alon joined Guy Nizan to establish Cyber School, a center providing teenagers with courses, seminars and summer camp workshops on cyber intelligence.
As senior vice president, Richard Benigno will be leading IntSights Sales and Marketing efforts globally. Richard brings over a two decades of enterprise sales management experience spanning across EMEA, LATAM and North America. Over a decade of his experience has been specifically focused on enterprise security. In this new role, he is looking to use his experience to help IntSights expand its global footprint in the Americas and become the dominant leader in the Threat Intelligence Landscape.
Richard earned his MBA in International Business & Information Technology from Schiller International University, Heidelberg, Germany; as well as a Bachelor of Science, Biology and Chemistry from Oklahoma City University.
Jessica Couto, is Intsights Vice President of Worldwide Channels & Alliances. With more than fifteen years in the technology industry, and the majority of that time spent leading channel sales for companies including LANDesk, Kaspersky Lab, Bit9/Carbon Black, Carbonite, and Hexadite, Couto’s deep understanding of the channel and her existing relationships will help accelerate the launch of IntSights new partner program. Jessica has been recognized by CRN in its Channel Chiefs: the 50 Most Influential, and its Women of the Channel lists. Additionally,Jessica enjoys presenting at public engagements and has a Masters in Information Technology Management.
Amir is a self-taught cybersecurity expert who, from a young age, had a passion for finding software glitches and utilizing them. Amir served as an officer in an elite intelligence unit in the Israel Defence Forces, where he led a team of expert programmers, developing mission critical intelligence solutions in a data-intensive environment. Amir specializes in many aspects of cybersecurity and in big-data analytics, skills which he puts to daily use in the technological arms race against cyber criminals. Amir prides himself on recruiting a team of software engineers who are as enthusiastic and committed as he is, and leading their professional development, which strongly reflects on the company’s remarkable technological capabilities
Paul Couturier is a seasoned veteran in the security and networking industry. With early initiative companies like Efficient Networks, TippingPoint, BlueCat Networks and most recently LightCyber, Paul led these innovative technology leading companies to success in both the European and Asian markets. From start to finish Paul grew and managed each of these companies in the international arena. Most recently Paul headed up LightCyber, a Israeli leading 'breach detection’ innovative player. LightCyber got acquired in March of this year by Palo Alto Networks .
Jonathan Daly is a 20 year veteran in the cyber security industry. With global marketing responsibilities for IntSights, JD drives the organization’s integrated go-to-market strategy including brand, communications, demand generation, market positioning, and partner activities. Before joining IntSights, JD held senior marketing and business development positions with iboss and Carbon Black where he led re-branding efforts, brought multiple new products to market, built successful customer engagement campaigns, and architected innovative partner and alliance programs. Prior to iboss and Carbon Black, JD held product and solution marketing roles with Core Security (acquired by Courion), Endeca (acquired by Oracle), Progress Software, Nexaweb, and Liquid Machines (acquired by Checkpoint Technologies). JD is a graduate of Syracuse University and resides north of Boston with his wife and 3 children.
Glilot Capital Partners is a seed and early stage venture fund that invests in Israel’s most extraordinary entrepreneurs. They back teams that develop sophisticated technology, particularly in the areas of cybersecurity and enterprise software.
The fund creates an environment that makes it possible to generate real, lasting value for both sides of the investment equation. Among the companies Glilot has invested in thus far, three of the first four have been acquired by Microsoft, Marketo and Intuit.
Glilot Capital Partners was founded in 2011 by Kobi Samboursky and Arik Kleinstein, former entrepreneurs and veterans of the IDF’s most elite intelligence unit, and currently manages $125M across its funds.
Blumberg Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm that partners with passionate entrepreneurs to innovate and build successful technology companies.
We specialize in leading Seed and Series A rounds collaborating with angel investors, other venture capital firms and strategic partners. We are active investors and board members – operating as an extension of the entrepreneurs’ network. We invest in the best teams, solving the biggest problems in technology hot spots around the world. Our typical initial investments range from $500,000 to $5 million with additional amounts reserved for follow-on funding.
We are headquartered in San Francisco with team members in Tel Aviv and New York.
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with over $350 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis.
Wipro Ventures is the strategic investment arm of Wipro Ltd. (NYSE: WIT) and focuses on investing in early- to mid-stage technology startups. It is a $100 million fund that leverages Wipro’s global reach and market knowledge to accelerate the growth of our portfolio companies. Wipro’s broad customer base of Global 1000 clients gives us a better understanding of customer needs and market trends, enabling us to provide valuable guidance to our startup partners.