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July 9, 2024 Cheryl Bertini

iSOA Group Welcomes Avi Ivgi as Director of Cybersecurity

iSOA Group Expands Our API Security Practice

iSOA Group Welcomes Avi Ivgi as Director of Cybersecurity

PETALUMA, CA — iSOA Group, a leading consultancy in API Management and Application Integration, proudly announces the appointment of Avi as Director of Cybersecurity. With over a decade of experience in solutions architecture and cybersecurity engineering, Avi brings extensive expertise in offensive security, threat intelligence, and penetration testing to iSOA’s growing API Security practice.

Avi’s distinguished career includes his most recent role as a Senior Solutions Architect and Engineer at Noname Security, where he designed and implemented robust API security solutions for diverse clients, including government agencies and Fortune 500 companies. While there, he leveraged his expertise in malware analysis, incident response, and risk assessment to deliver top-quality results, meeting unique client needs while ensuring the highest standards of security.

Avi holds several prestigious certifications, including Offensive Security’s OSCP and others in ethical hacking, cloud security, and network security. His academic background includes a BSc in Electronics Engineering from the Holon Institute of Technology, with a focus on Computer Networks and Information Security.

Peter Ling, Co-founder and Managing Partner of iSOA Group, commented, “Avi’s deep technical knowledge and expertise ensures that our customers receive the finest solutions possible for their API security needs. This enables them to protect their digital assets and maintain robust security postures, which in turn reinforces the trust their customers place in them.”

Bryon Kataoka, iSOA Group Co-founder and CTO, said, “With Avi’s leadership, our API Security practice gains a technical wizard in offensive security, threat intelligence, and incident response, ensuring comprehensive protection for our clients.” 

Avi, speaking about his collaboration with iSOA’s API Security Practice Director, Scott Bly, expressed his excitement: “I’m thrilled to be joining the iSOA team. I previously worked with Scott at Noname, where we tackled some of the largest and most complex API Security challenges. I look forward to building upon that work here. At iSOA, we will offer industry-leading comprehensive security solutions tailored for customers with integration and consulting needs that go beyond standard off-the-shelf products. These are exciting times!” 

Avi is passionate about staying ahead of the curve in cybersecurity through continuous education and is dedicated to helping organizations and individuals stay safe and secure in an ever-changing threat landscape.  

He lives in Ohio with his wife Miriam and their pet Rex.

As iSOA Group celebrates its 27th year as a leader in Application Integration and API management, the addition of Avi reaffirms our commitment to innovation and excellence in helping businesses secure and manage their digital interfaces.

For more information about iSOA Group or to inquire about our API Security Solutions Practice, please contact Cheryl Bertini, COO, at cbertini@isoagroup.com. 

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