Systancia appoints Antoine Coutant as Cyber security Director
Systancia, virtualization and IT systems security specialist, announces its appointment of Antoine Coutant as Cyber security Director, thus strengthening its expertise in the field. His duties: educating clients regarding all aspects of IT security and structuring Systancia’s cyber security activities to compete with the biggest players worldwide.
A Computational Science graduate of the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in Paris, Antoine Coutant began his career in 2000 at the Ministry of Defense at a Research & Development laboratory, a position that he would occupy for more than seven years before joining the Orange Business Services Security Operations Center, (formerly Silicomp-AQL), as a Security assessor in 2008. Antoine Coutant has been technical manager of the Information Technologies Security Evaluation Facility (ITSEF) of AMOSSYS and operational manager in charge of all company offers since June 2011.
Systancia demonstrates its international ambitions through awarding him this position. Antoine Coutant shall also have duties working with clients, providers and partners, as well as organizing in-house cyber security teams. Objective: to consolidate quality management processes with secured development of Systancia products in order to guarantee compliance and effectiveness in the face of the strictest regulations, a level of requirements in keeping with Systancia’s global certification process, through which the IPdiva Secure 8 solution has obtained the first level security certification (CSPN) and the ANSSI Basic Level Qualification in 2016.
Antoine Coutant will begin his work by providing Systancia with a dedicated team to search for vulnerabilities in all Systancia products: committed colleagues in search of the smallest faults, in order to identify and correct them in advance. For Antoine Coutant, it is absolutely essential “to always be ahead of the game” and ensure that Systancia inspires confidence as a cybersecurity player.
“In the face of growing cyber attacks on businesses worldwide every day, cyber security is also a governance issue. In 2014, Systancia began its initiative aimed at becoming a major player in the cyber security field through offering robust and trusted products. My arrival at the company forms a part of this logic”, “concludes Antoine Coutant.