About

MRG Effitas is a UK based, independent IT security research organisation which focuses on providing cutting edge efficacy assessment and assurance services, supply of malware samples to vendors and the latest news concerning new threats and other information in the field of IT security.

MRG Effitas’ origin began when the “Malware Research Group” was formed in 2009 by Sveta Miladinov, an independent security researcher and consultant. In June 2009, Chris Pickard, joined, bringing expertise in process and methodology design, gained in the business process outsourcing market.

The Malware Research Group rapidly gained a reputation as being the leading efficacy assessor in the browser and online banking space and due to increasing demand for its services, was restructured in 2011 and became “MRG Effitas” with the parent company “Effitas”

 

Today, MRG Effitas has a team of analysts, researchers and associates across EMEA, USA and China, ensuring a truly global presence.

Since its inception, MRG Effitas has focused on providing ground-breaking testing processes, realistically modelling real world environments in order to generate the most accurate efficacy assessments possible.

MRG Effitas is recognised by several leading security vendors as being the leading testing and assessment organisation in the online banking, browser security and cloud security spaces and has become the partner of choice.

 

Management:

Sveta MILADINOV

Founder and CEO – MRG Effitas

Operations Director – Effitas Group

 

Chris PICKARD

Research & Methodology Director – MRG Effitas

CEO – Effitas Group

 

Zoltán Balázs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zoltán BALÁZS

CTO – MRG Effitas/Effitas Group

CISSP OSCP CPTS CHFI MCP OSWP