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Security Veteran Michael Tanji as Cyber Security Strategist

16 February 2017 / by cicayda

NASHVILLE, Tenn.Feb. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cicayda, a legal discovery solution delivering 100% cloud-based litigation hold, eDiscovery applications, and litigation support services announces Michael Tanji as its new cyber security strategist. 

In his role, Tanji will continue to insure Cicayda delivers the most secure services and applications possible for its corporate, government and law firm clients. Additionally, he will be spearheading Cicayda's security audit services, focusing on proactive cyber defense, intrusion detection and post-intrusion response. "It's an honor to have such an expert in the information security world working with us. He will be a valuable resource to our corporate clients, assisting them with cyber security and threat assessment beyond the scope of simply eDiscovery," stated Cicayda's CEO, Billy Hyatt.  

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Cicayda Announces Security Veteran Michael Tanji as Cyber Security Strategist

Tanji is a 30-year veteran of the security and intelligence fields. He started his career in the Army, and left federal service as a division chief at the Defense Intelligence Agency. He has worked on issues as diverse as communications intelligence, network security, digital media exploitation, cyber threat intelligence, indications and warning, and information warfare. He managed the DOD's cyber threat intelligence warning system and worked on projects for the National Intelligence Council, National Security Council and NATO. He was a co-founder of Carbon Black. 

Tanji commented, "My approach to cyber security emphasizes the practical and economical.  Much of the expense associated security is a result of the military and law-enforcement-based approaches that are used. There is a time and place for those models, but they are neither mandatory nor essential to a good defense or an effective incident response. If there is a breach, tools like Cicayda's Fermata and Reprise can assist with legal requirements and analysis to reduce legal exposure and cost. Cicayda helps get clients quickly back to business, and reduce the cost of legal activities that may occur as a result of a breach." 

Cicayda is a software company delivering 100% cloud-based e-discovery applications. Led by venerable legal technology and legal professionals, the Cicayda suite of eDiscovery tools includes legal hold management, processing, review, and real time search/analytics results. Cicayda provides on-demand legal professionals for any size or type of document review, whether an eDiscovery project, contract review, compliance, due diligence review, or responding to a government investigation. www.cicayda.com.

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