What We Do

SlashNext is the authority on phishing. Our world-class real-time anti-phishing solutions provide end-to-end protection, detection, analytics, and reporting inside and outside the network perimeter.

Why We Do it

Phishing attacks have skyrocketed, with a 350% increase since 2020, and bad actors are exploiting the human attack surface like never before. Using new attack vectors, new evasion techniques, and social engineering payloads, bad actors have strengthened their arsenal, and most organizations are ill-prepared to stop these fast-moving threats.

SlashNext’s innovative patented, real-time phishing technology protects the broadest phishing attack surface making it uniquely positioned to stop these threats with protection that is smart, easy-to-use, and simple to deploy and manage.

SlashNext Mission

Protect the World’s Internet Users from Phishing

The SlashNext Story

Atif Mushtaq, former lead architect of FireEye’s core malware detection technology, started SlashNext when phishing and social engineering began overtaking malware as the biggest online threat to businesses. While malware sandboxes matured, and successfully examine suspicious files, there were no technologies available to effectively “sandbox” and detect web pages used in phishing attacks. At the same time, fast-moving, short-lived phishing attacks allowed cybercriminals to stay one step ahead of security controls. What was needed was a faster, more automated and accurate approach.

So, Atif assembled a team of cybersecurity professionals in Silicon Valley and overseas to pioneer a more effective, cloud-powered approach to phishing site detection. The result is a patented, award-winning, real-time threat detection technology called SEER™ and a variety of enterprise and OEM deployment options available for email, mobile, endpoints, network controls.

 

SlashNext is backed by Norwest Venture Partners and Wing Venture Capital and has customers around the world.

Trusted By Our Customers

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“SlashNext is the first advanced threat security product that we have bought to actually find issues that our NextGen Firewall, Callback Attacks Prevention tools and Anti-virus all missed.”

Raun Nohavitza
VP Cloud Operations and IT, Centrify

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"To successfully predict and protect users from phishing attacks, you must start with visibility. From day one SlashNext delivered, by immediately pointing out Android phones with games and other applications that were scanning our network, attempting to drop a payload using the device as a Trojan Horse. No other security product in our stack could see those threats.”

Sean Henry
IT Director

Trusted By Our Customers

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"SlashNext phishing protection solutions did not interfere with the productivity of students and faculty while protecting users with high accuracy, and low false-positive, plus the point of click education reinforced training."

Noe Arzate
IT Director

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"SlashNext Browser Phishing Defense checks all the boxes that browser Isolation technology cannot."

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Trusted By Our Customers

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“SlashNext has sparked the interest of more customers than just about any other products we’ve seen in the last 3-5 years. They catch the threats that other solutions miss or never see."

Tim Adams
Director of Networking, Security, and IoT, IAS

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“All of our systems produce a lot of reports, but finding important information is like finding a needle in a haystack. The nice thing about SlashNext is that it only shows me the needles.”

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Leadership

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Patrick Harr is CEO of SlashNext. With more than 30 years of security and cloud industry experience he directs a workforce of security professionals focused on protecting people and organizations from phishing anywhere. Prior to SlashNext, Harr was CEO of cloud file services provider Panzura, which he transformed into a software subscription company, grew ACV 400% and led the organization to successful acquisition in 2020. He has held senior executive and GM positions at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE), VMware, BlueCoat (formerly CacheFlow) and was CEO of multiple security and storage start-ups, including Nirvanix (acquired by Oracle), Preventsys (acquired by McAfee) and Sanera (acquired by McDATA). While at HPE, Harr scaled the new Americas cloud business 19X leveraging key GTM partners and generated over $1.5B in revenue. He also was the youngest GM at Novell where he led the proxy, firewall and single sign on products.

Patrick Harr

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Atif Mushtaq is founder and Chief Product Officer (CPO) of SlashNext, the company pioneering a new, more effective way of protecting companies from the growing problem of Web-based phishing. Atif is the visionary behind SlashNext’s innovative approach that employs cloud-based Session Emulation together with SEER™ phishing detection technology to uncover threats.

Prior to founding SlashNext, Atif spent nine years at FireEye as a senior scientist, where he was one of the main architects of FireEye’s core malware detection technology. He has spent most of his career on the front lines of the war against cybercrime. He has worked with law enforcement and other global organizations to take down some of the world’s biggest malware networks including Rustock, Srizbi, Pushdo and Grum botnets.

Atif Mushtaq

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Robert Amaral, SlashNext Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) has vast experience in consistently driving exceptional growth and financial performance with over 20 years of sales leadership experience in network, security, systems management, and collaboration at top-tier companies, including LiveAction, CliQr, ArcSight, Support.com, Marimba, Tivoli Systems, and Sun Microsystems. With a core focus on sales execution, relationship building, and management, Amaral has played a key role in driving four companies to IPO, as well as acquisitions valued at over $8 billion in shareholder value.

Robert Amaral

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Seamus Meagher is a technology sales veteran whose experience spans leadership roles at industry defining software and hardware companies such as Silicon Image, Transmeta, Red Hat, and VocalTec Communications. Prior to becoming VP of Worldwide Sales at SlashNext he was the VP of Worldwide Sales and an Executive Officer at Silicon Image (SIMG). Prior to joining Silicon Image, Seamus was Director of North America Sales at Transmeta Corporation (TMTA), a developer of innovative software based CPUs. Seamus helped establish Red Hat’s subscription service product offering which led to one of the biggest IPOs in history (RHAT). Seamus started his career in technology sales at VocalTec Communications, the company who invented and patented the first Voice over IP software.

Seamus Meagher

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Awais Khan has more than 15 years of experience developing and designing enterprise class software. Prior to SlashNext Awais worked as Engineering Manager at Moobila, where his team built one of the very first Anti Virus for Android devices. Before Moobila he worked for Palmchip, Inc. as Principal Design Engineer, focused on creating Sandbox based Malware and Exploit protection systems.

Awais holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Physics from Punjab University, Lahore and M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Management and Technology Lahore.

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Barry Ruditsky, Senior Vice President of Business Development, brings more than 25 years of experience in global business development to Slashnext. A passionate leader with a combination of strong sales and business development skills, Ruditsky’s expertise involves developing strategic multi-channel business partnerships that generate and scale-out revenues.

Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Channels for BlueJeans Networks.   Prior to BlueJeans, he was on the executive team for Actiance during a period of accelerated growth sparked by strategic OEM and reseller partnerships.  An extended period with EMC’s Content Division leading BD and the OEM/ISV sales organizations.  He has also developed sales channels to provide incremental, and rapid growth at Documentum, eRoom Technology and several startups.

Mr. Ruditsky holds a Masters Degree in Finance from The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers Business School and a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from Brandeis University.

Barry Ruditsky

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Robert brings more than 20 years of experience in senior financial leadership positions for software and cybersecurity companies varying in size from VC-backed start-ups to Fortune 100 firms. Prior to Slashnext, Robert was the Chief Financial Officer for Palerra, a leading enterprise cloud security provider (acquired by Oracle), where he held responsibility for all financial, accounting, business intelligence, legal, tax and human resources functions.

Prior to Palerra, Robert held senior financial management roles with Druva, Intransa, Intuit, and SAP. Robert received an MBA from Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business and a BA in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.

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Board of Directors

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Promod has 25 years of experience in the venture capital industry and currently serves as senior managing partner at Norwest Venture Partners. Promod joined Norwest in 1990, and has invested in more than 70 companies since he began his venture career. His investments have been worth more than $40B in aggregate exit value to date, as 25 of his portfolio companies have gone public and 37 have been acquired (or have gone public and been acquired).

In 2014 and 2016, Forbes recognized Promod as a “Hall of Fame” investor. 2016 marked Promod’s twelfth appearance on the annual Forbes Midas List, including 2004, when he was ranked the #1 venture capitalist based on performance over the previous decade. In 2006, Promod was presented with a Global Leadership award from NASSCOM, and he was honored with the 2011 SV Forum Visionary Award based on his outstanding achievements and contributions to the technology industry.

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Gaurav Garg is a Founding Partner of Wing. Gaurav is a board member at several private technology companies, including Cohesity, Shape Security, and Instart Logic. He incubated and helped build FireEye (IPO 2013), Ruckus Wireless (IPO 2012), and Jasper (Acquired 2016) into significant businesses, serving as a board member at each for more than ten years.

Gaurav has served on the boards of several other companies, including some that staged successful exits via IPOs or acquisitions such as NetScaler (Acquired 2005) and MobileIron (IPO 2014). He also worked extensively with, and co-sponsored investments in, Aruba (IPO 2007) and RingCentral (IPO 2013).

Gurav Garg

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Atif Mushtaq is founder and Chief Product Officer (CPO) of SlashNext, the company pioneering a new, more effective way of protecting companies from the growing problem of Web-based phishing. Atif is the visionary behind SlashNext’s innovative approach that employs cloud-based Session Emulation together with SEER™ phishing detection technology to uncover threats.

Prior to founding SlashNext, Atif spent nine years at FireEye as a senior scientist, where he was one of the main architects of FireEye’s core malware detection technology. He has spent most of his career on the front lines of the war against cybercrime. He has worked with law enforcement and other global organizations to take down some of the world’s biggest malware networks including Rustock, Srizbi, Pushdo and Grum botnets.

Atif Mushtaq

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Patrick Harr is CEO of SlashNext. With more than 30 years of security and cloud industry experience he directs a workforce of security professionals focused on protecting people and organizations from phishing anywhere. Prior to SlashNext, Harr was CEO of cloud file services provider Panzura, which he transformed into a software subscription company, grew ACV 400% and led the organization to successful acquisition in 2020. He has held senior executive and GM positions at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE), VMware, BlueCoat (formerly CacheFlow) and was CEO of multiple security and storage start-ups, including Nirvanix (acquired by Oracle), Preventsys (acquired by McAfee) and Sanera (acquired by McDATA). While at HPE, Harr scaled the new Americas cloud business 19X leveraging key GTM partners and generated over $1.5B in revenue. He also was the youngest GM at Novell where he led the proxy, firewall and single sign on products.

Patrick Harr

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