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Abaxio Managed Security

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About Abaxio®

  • Derivation of “Abaxio” –  Portuguese.  Meaning:  “That which lies underneath.”
  • Offices In: Chicago | Montreal
  • Established 2005.  Original Name: Abacus Backups

Company Timeline:

  • 2005 – First to market automated, offsite, encrypted data backup.
  • 2006 – Authorized store classified information for Canadian Defense Department
  • 2009 – Penetration Testing, High Performance Server Hosting, USA Office Opens
  • 2013 – First in Market to offer financial remediation to clients of $25K against network hack, breach or down time.  Backed by AIG®.
  • 2014 – Financial remediation / coverage expanded to $1M, then up to $500M
  • 2015 – Coverage of IT assets against hack, breach and network downtime surpasses $2B.  First to Market with an End-to-End Managed SIEM-to-Firewall service.

Meet Abaxio"s Board of Advisors, helping to fuel our growth and direction:

Allan Benchetrit

Allan is a business leader with 25 years of experience in the ICT industry, including over 10 years in mobile media with startups and blue chips. He brings a proven ability to create and execute strategic business plans, raise venture funding, assemble teams on a global scale, build brand equity, negotiate multi-million dollar commercial agreements and nurture successful customer and partner relationships.

Served as President and CEO of Vantrix from 2008-2012, a company he co-founded in 2004. During this time, he led its repositioning into mobile video and the company signed multiple global agreements with Tier 1 distribution partners, expanded into emerging markets and implemented its solutions in over 60 mobile operators worldwide. Annual revenue increased by 600% and Vantrix was repeatedly named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 list.

Carol E. Robins
Director, Advisory Board

Carol is a multi-faceted C-suite financial services and fintech operating executive, as well s a CEO with broad global experience. She has chaired an international board of a Swiss Bank and advised the board of a large, multinational corporation. Carol is a member of non-profit board that integrates the arts and education, and has been instrumental in assisting Abaxio by leveraging her deep operational and international experience, along with her regulatory, reputational/brand and cyber risk expertise.

Mark E. Parker
Executive- Retail Banking Platform at Goldman Sachs

Mark leads Goldman Sachs’ Retail Banking Consumer Platform & Digital Marketing Acquisition. Previously he directed overall Operations Leadership for Retail Banking Deposit platform, Strategic marketing Initiatives and banking products for GE Capital Bank. He is responsible for developing key products and features for consumer banking and focus on driving long term relationships. As well, Mark designs and builds the business plan for future deposit and asset growth, while creating enhanced servicing platform for greater self service options on a $60-$100MM P&L.

Levi Staal, M.Sc.
President & CEO, Abaxio Cybersecurity Services

Levi formed Abaxio in 2003, after nine years in investment banking in New York and systems consulting in Boston with the Advanced Technology Group of a Boston-based global consulting firm. For the past ten years, he has led the company on a steady path of growth, continuously expanding its customer base and core service offering from a local one-person software developer to a truly unique position within the cybersecurity industry: Abaxio is the only firm with the clout and reliability to have its products and services guaranteed up to $1,000,000 and more by A+ rated insurance carriers including Beazely, AIG and Lloyds of London.