Pre-Zero-Day Cybersecurity

Headquartered in beautiful Victoria, Canada, HYAS is the world's leading authority on pre-zero-day cybersecurity risk. HYAS provides the industry’s first security solution that integrates into existing security frameworks and enables enterprises to detect and mitigate cyber risks before attacks happen and identify the adversaries behind them.

Mission and Values


At HYAS our mission is simple - provide customers with the world’s best system for detecting and mitigating cyber risks before attacks happen and identifying the bad actors behind them.  In an almost limitless world of devices and protocols, the only guarantee is that DNS will be used to establish communication. We believe that the use of DNS provides the best intelligence on the planet -- and HYAS has the keys to unlock it.

Equally important are our corporate values and how we approach our mission.  We internally pledge to:

  • Communicate Internally and Externally

  • Focus on our Customers and Their Success

  • Win Together as a Team 

  • Act with Integrity & Trust 

  • Get Stuff Done 

We have the team, the expertise, the hunger, and the drive.  Our mission is clear.

Management Team

David Ratner Ph.D.
David Ratner Ph.D. CEO
Chris Davis
Chris Davis CTO
Sasha Angus
Sasha Angus VP of Intelligence and Services
Paul van Gool
Paul van Gool VP of Engineering
Todd Thiemann
Todd Thiemann VP of Marketing

Our Board

David Ratner Ph.D.
David Ratner Ph.D. CEO
Chris Davis
Chris Davis CTO
Matthew Goldstein
Matthew Goldstein Partner at M12
Owen Matthews
Owen Matthews General Partner at Wesley Clover
Tim Eades
Tim Eades CEO at vArmour


We are a passionate group of experienced cybersecurity professionals on a mission to fundamentally change the way enterprises manage and protect against cyber threats.

Our unique pre-zero-day approach to cybersecurity helps some of the world's largest organizations solve some of cybersecurity's most difficult challenges - proactively identifying risk before attacks happen and identifying the bad actors behind the attacks. But, we're just getting started.

If you share our passion and value the opportunity to do meaningful and rewarding work that will make a real difference in the war against cybercrime, we'd love to hear from you.

Contact us

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