Halde was instrumental in growing Kaspersky Lab's product business faster than competition, as pointed out by IDC in their Endpoint security survey, 2013-14.
He was also responsible for launching and building the security services arm of Kaspersky Lab with offerings around threat intelligence, cyber security trainings, penetration testing, SCADA security assessments, incident response and digital forensics.
"As part of our strategy to become a strong global cybersecurity player, we are ramping up our sales and marketing teams. Altaf is a veteran in the cybersecurity space, and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the business development function," said CEO Network Intelligence, K. K. Mookhey.
"Under his leadership, we are sure that the Network Intelligence brand will grow even more rapidly in reputation and size. His experience in growing Kaspersky Lab's business will be invaluable as we seek to grow not only our services business but also our products - Firesec and Insight," added Mookhey.
"I am delighted to join Network Intelligence. KK, an industry veteran and Network Intelligence have established a strong reputation in their existing markets as a committed and passionate services company. I have been impressed with the quality, skills, dedication of the team and the reputation it has with its customers. My goal is to help build this into a global brand with my expertise to win new account, setup new alliances and enter new markets," said Altaf Halde on his appointment.
He added that the key is to create value for our clients in cybersecurity initiatives. Without the right strategic approach, clients will not be making the right investments for the most effective cybersecurity initiatives. I am here to help them do so.
Halde has more than 20 years of experience in cybersecurity with responsibilities that have included enterprise account management, channel management, critical infrastructure and government relations. (ANI)