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Authenwareâ„¢ Adds Financial Sector Expert to Management Team

Andre De Castro joins biometric software company as Vice President of Pre-Sales and Professional Services


MIAMI - Authenware, a leader in keystroke biometric software, today announced that Andre De Castro has joined the company as Vice President of Pre-Sales and Professional Services.  In this role, he will be instrumental in positioning and aggressively marketing Authenware's end-to-end solutions across the globe.  Hailing from Citigroup's Fixed Income Technology division, Mr. De Castro will leverage his expertise in financial services to help organizations minimize the impact of cybercrime.


"Authenware is excited to have Andre as part of the team," said Tom Helou, Authenware president.  "As online transactions grow, hackers become a greater predator, attacking our credit cards as well as our individual identities.  Andre's strong financial background offers a unique set of skills to properly service today and tomorrow's banking sector clients.  We are proud to welcome Andre to Authenware."


At Authenware, Mr. De Castro will be responsible for supporting sales initiatives and defining various metrics and processes.  Further, Mr. De Castro will delineate the professional services strategy, sketching plans for consulting, customer support, and other elements of service.  In addition, he will cultivate key partnerships with business leaders, analysts, associations and industry federations, in related disciplines.


Prior to joining Authenware, Mr. De Castro built and directed software development teams, managed the business process automation across global securitized markets, and acted as the point person across all commercial and residential mortgage backed securities hardware, storage and virtualization at Citigroup.  His accomplished background also includes sales and software experience at BEA Systems and Plumtree Software.  


About Authenware

Headquartered in Miami, Authenware is a leading innovator and producer of keystroke biometrics software.  Its identity authentication product, AuthenWare Technology, recognizes valid users by calculating the unique rhythm and beat with which the typist keys in data (i.e. their username and password) on their computer keyboard.  AuthenWare Technology evaluates this information along with behavioral and environmental characteristics to keep hackers out and let authorized personnel in.  The company services customers that span across international borders and business sectors, effectively providing security to industries such as financial services, government, transportation and logistics, manufacturing, and retail. 


For more information, please visit our website at www.authenware.com.  

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