Security solutions company F-Secure has appointed Amit Nath as country manager, India and SAARC.
Nath will be responsible for the company’s India relations, strategy and growth for channels mid market and enterprise business.
Amit has over 17 years of IT industry experience across different verticals like Sales, Marketing, Operations, Program Management and Management functions.
Prior to joining F Secure, Amit Nath has served as regional director, India & SAARC at Positive Technologies. Prior to that he worked with Trend Micro as Country Manager India and SAARC.
India has been a major market for F-Secure, and with Amit Nath at the helm, the company hopes to scale its India business to greater heights, said Paul Palmer, VP APAC, Customer and Market Operations at F-Secure Corporation.
A recent Mobile Threat Report Q1 2014 released by F-Secure found that more than 99 percent of new mobile malware is designed to target Google’s Android operating system (OS).
F-Secure reported that 91 percent of detected mobile malware targeted Google’s OS during Q1 2013. The increase was indicative of a wider year-on-year increase in mobile malware levels. F-Secure detected only 149 new mobile malware variants in Q1 2013.
“As a veteran in the security industry, Nath knows all the fine details of the Indian market and is the best person to expand our operations here. We are looking forward to his leadership at India as we map our expansions in the country,” Palmer added.
Commenting on his new role, Amit Nath said, “I am excited to join F-Secure which has over 25 years of industry leadership and a long history of technology innovations in providing security solutions. I look forward to support and drive F-Secure’s growth in India through channels and bringing innovative business model for the channel community.”
Nath added he intends to build F-Secure as a great security channels company which serves as a partner to all mid-market companies facing any security challenge.