Nov 11, 2015

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Renowned Information Security Specialist Lance James to Join Vysk Advisory Board

James to Provide Counsel Regarding Business, Market and Industry Trends

(San Antonio, TX) – Today, San Antonio based Vysk announced the addition of Lance James to the Vysk Advisory Board. James, former head of cyber intelligence for Deloitte, Chief Scientist at Flashpoint, and currently the CEO and Global Cyber Intelligence Advisor of the James Group, has more than fifteen years of experience in programming, network security, digital forensics, malware research, cryptography design, cryptanalysis, counterintelligence, and protocol exploitation. He provides advisory services to a wide range of government agencies and Fortune 500 organizations including America's top financial services institutions.

"Lance James' expertise will help build on what we have accomplished here at Vysk in such a short amount of time," said Co-founder and CEO of Vysk, Victor Cocchia. "Our combination of software and hardware will provide privacy to those who need it most, such as governments and global enterprises. With Lance's advice, Vysk will remain the leader in the mobile security industry and will continue to be the industry standard for end-to-end encrypted voice communications."

The Vysk Advisory Board will consist of industry experts and business leaders from Texas, the United States, and around the globe. Members will act as a resource for Vysk executives. By harnessing their expertise and institutional knowledge, Vysk will benefit from members as they provide unbiased insights and ideas from a third point-of-view.

"Vysk and their technology is disrupting the mobile security industry," said Lance James, newly added Vysk Advisory Board Member. "I am eager to be a part of the team in a strategic advisory capacity. I am confident that at Vysk we will provide consumers in business, government, and healthcare communities groundbreaking smartphone cases that offer a very unique solution that provides seamless privacy and security for voice conversations. I'm very excited to roll up my sleeves and get to work!"

Vysk is a market leader and manufacturer of private secure communications solutions. Founded in 2012, Vysk's mission is to redefine, and restore, privacy in the digital age. Vysk's combination of encrypted hardware with encrypted software delivers the ultimate in privacy solutions to all markets, from enterprise to retail. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, with its R&D and engineering arm in San Francisco, California, Vysk holds more than a dozen patents related to encryption, privacy and security.

Victor Cocchia is Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Vysk Communications, a San Antonio, TX/San Francisco, CA based company developing the most evolutionary privacy technology on the market. Victor is an Army veteran and attended Columbia University.