Hickory, N.C. (July 22, 2015) - Network Integrity Systems (NIS), the leader in network infrastructure cyber security, has promoted Cary Murphy to Chief Technology Officer.
Mr. Murphy, has been employed with NIS since its foundation in 2003. In his previous role as Chief Engineer and Manager of RD&E, he was instrumental in the development of NIS’ technology portfolio, and is listed as an inventor on every patent NIS holds.
“The Board of Managers felt the time was right to include a Chief Technology Officer in the NIS organization.” said Joe Giovannini, NIS President & CEO. “NIS has established itself as the leader in network infrastructure cyber security technology by understanding customer requirements, and translating that knowledge into innovative products. We plan to maintain this leadership in the future, and the key component of doing so will be the strategic management of our current technology portfolio as well as our innovations on the drawing board. Cary, with his unparalleled understanding of our technology and the market place, was the clear choice to fill this role.”
“In this new position, Mr. Murphy will be responsible for assuring the successful execution of the NIS business mission through the development and deployment of the company’s security products and services.” said David Vokey, Chairman and Co-founder of NIS. “This requires envisioning the company’s products and service offerings as an end-to-end layer one cyber security business, leading the implementation of these security solutions, and planning for risk and growth.”
With a 30-year focus on analog circuit design and analysis, fiber optics, and laser physics, Murphy has led teams to international prominence and recognition in the optical test and monitor equipment arena. His career includes fiber optic instrumentation leader, Laser Precision Corporation, where he served first as Senior Engineer, then Manager of Electro-Optic Engineering, specializing in the design of laser and detection systems for optical test equipment. He then spent 8 years as Supervisor of Analog Design and Supervisor of Attenuation Test Equipment Development in the Siecor Optical Test Equipment R&D department, leading the team that designed the visible laser and IR attenuation measurement systems on the Siecor Multitester, which was recognized as Fiberoptic Product News’ 1998 “Product of the Year”. Murphy then joined NIS’ parent company Norscan Instruments as a consultant in optoelectronic engineering, leading to his position with NIS.