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Who We Are

Our team is made up disrupters of the internet security space. We are security industry leaders and network security experts that came together to create a highly advanced, patented technology that changes the way NSOC operators, CISO’s, Security and Network Engineers protect their networks.

FlowTraq’s technology gives you the power of rapid triage; enabling you to see which security incidents need to be dealt with right away, what can wait, or what can be ignored.

Meet the Leaders Behind Our Patented Technology:

Dr. Vincent Berk, Co-Founder and CEO

Vince has 20 years of IT security and network management experience and is the designer of the FlowTraq system. Vince’s Ph.D. research on network behavioral anomaly detection, internet security, monitoring, and forensics ultimately led to the development and commercialization of FlowTraq, which is deployed in thousands of government, university, and private sector customer sites.  Vince was the designer of InterMapper Flows, which was acquired by Help/Systems in 2013.



Dr. George Cybenko, Co-Founder & Chief Scientist

George is the Dorothy and Walter Gramm Professor of Engineering at Dartmouth. He was the Founding Editor-in-Chief of IEEE/AIP Computing in Science and Engineering and IEEE Security & Privacy. He is a 2016 recipient of the SPIE Eric Lehrfeld Award for outstanding contributions to global homeland security. Professor Cybenko is a Fellow of the IEEE and received his BS (University of Toronto) and Ph.D. (Princeton) degrees in Mathematics.



Dr. John Murphy, Director of Professional Services

John is a Senior Software Architect at FlowTraq. John has a Ph.D. in Engineering from Dartmouth College, and degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering from West Virginia University. His research has included attack graph analysis and network behavior-based insider threat detection. He is a key member of the team that developed FlowTraq and a variety of DDoS mitigation plugins. He has conducted many on-site training sessions for FlowTraq customers, supported dozens of installs remotely, and has published papers on subjects including analysis of malware, anomaly detection, and best practices for decision support procedure in the insider threat domain.

Alex Barsamian, Director of Engineering

Alex brings fifteen years of customer-focused software development experience to FlowTraq. Starting from the belief that software should, first and foremost, respect its users, Alex enjoys working with customers of all sizes as they evaluate and deploy FlowTraq. Before joining FlowTraq Alex worked in the medical imaging industry and was educated at Dartmouth. He’s inspired by the challenge of helping people gain actionable insight from data.




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