FortifyIQ Hires New Chief Innovation Officer

January 1, 2020



FortifyIQ, Inc. is very excited to announce the hire of Yaacov Belenky to be the Chief Innovation Officer, as of January 1, 2020.

Mr. Belenky has over 20 years of experience having worked at Intel as a Technical Leader in Security (2017-2019), at CISCO as a Security Expert and Researcher (2012-2017), and at NDS as a Principal Engineer, designing side-channel defenses (1998-2019). Since 2013, Yaacov has worked primarily on performing side-channel attacks and designing side-channel defenses. Yaacov is the author and co-author of 24 granted patents in the area of security, nine of which are in Cryptography.

Listed among the 100 top inventors (#81 in the world and #2 in Israel) in Cryptography by, Mr. Belenky has also developed
a mathematical theory of hexaflexagons to be published in the near future.

Since mid-2019, Mr. Belenky has been assisting the FortifyIQ team as an advisor. In his new role, Mr. Belenky will be responsible for FortifyIQ’s continuous innovation and leadership in product and solution development to fight vulnerabilities to the side-channel attacks in hardware at the pre-silicon stage, as well as expansion in new directions.