NEW YORK – March 4, 2015 – Gravitas announced today the improvement of its Cybersecurity Threat Management Service offering with upgrades to its Information Security Practices. To lead this initiative, Gravitas hired Omar McKenzie as Chief Information Security Officer, a new position designed to ensure the protection and integrity of client data. Gravitas is a leading collaborative outsourced technology provider for firms specializing in the alternative investment industry.
With the enhancements of its Information Security Practice, Gravitas now offers a complete portfolio of flexible and scalable cybersecurity services for The Gravitas Platform that is focused on helping firms scale their operations smartly. The portfolio is a comprehensive set of policies, technologies and controls used to protect information and application data from breaches and business disruptions while helping fund managers achieve compliance. The service being rolled out is designed to protect against zero-day malware, targeted and other network-based attacks, and includes components such as anti-malware with web reputation, network firewall, intrusion prevention, integrity monitoring, vulnerability assessment, and log inspection.
Jayesh Punater, Gravitas Founder and CEO, said, “Gravitas is committed to improving the security of its service offerings, especially the cloud eco-system that powers The Gravitas Platform that our clients rely upon to safeguard their data. We strive to provide best-in-class products and services, and we understand that data and network integrity are increasingly important in today’s ever-growing, cybersecurity threat landscape. By continuing to invest in and improve our cybersecurity threat management, we will continue to offer secure, robust services to our clients.”
Gravitas is a leading collaborative outsourcing platform for the alternative investment space. Gravitas experts provide front to middle office workflow support on a fully serviced and configurable investment platform that caters to a firm’s business controls. Founded in 1996, Gravitas helps hedge funds smartly scale their businesses through its people+process+technology offering. The company is based in New York with offices in Chicago, Greenwich, Mumbai and Ahmedabad, India.
Gravitas was most recently named "Best Outsourced Solution" in the 2015 HFM US Technology Awards. Past HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards won by Gravitas include: “Most Innovative Technology Provider” (2014), “Best Outsourced Technology Infrastructure Provider” (2013) and “Best Overall Technology Firm” (2012).