Nicosia, Cyprus, July 3, 2023 – Cytek has announced Michael Arov as the newly appointed Head of Cytek, with effect from July 1.

A trailblazer in cybersecurity innovation, Arov brings more than 25 years’ experience, advising major corporates and governments on cybersecurity strategy, implementation, and architecture. He has designed cybersecurity ecosystems for critical infrastructure, national computer emergency response teams, sectorial security operations centers (SOCs), and cyber end-to-end solutions for various domains. He also led research and development within the cybersecurity division of a National Research Institute in Israel.

Arov is charged with spearheading the expansion of Cytek’s advisory, implementation and managed security services business. With SOCs in several locations to offer follow-the-sun services and over 150 dedicated security engineers, Cytek helps clients around the world augment and optimize their cybersecurity capabilities.

Aileen Allkins, Executive Director at YNV Group, said:

We are delighted to welcome Michael as our Head of Cytek. The breadth of his expertise and his strategic approach make him the ideal person to cement our position on the global stage as a leading provider of innovative cybersecurity solutions for both businesses and public bodies.

Michael Arov, the new Head of Cytek, said:

I have spent my entire career helping clients navigate the constant and ever-evolving threat of cyber-attacks. As a result, I am extremely excited to have joined a forward-thinking company at the forefront of cybersecurity threat detection, incident response and commercial SOC and computer security incident response team implementation. I look forward to working with the team to ensure that as many clients as possible benefit from our cutting-edge approach to safeguarding their operations.


For further information, please contact:

Clo Davey, Farrer Kane: [email protected]; 07795 203 181

Freddie Fitzgerald, Farrer Kane: [email protected]; 07458 643 604

About Cytek

Cytek delivers comprehensive cybersecurity solutions, providing businesses and organizations with the advisory, implementation, and managed services they need to successfully defend themselves against cyber threats. Cytek provides custom service design and rapid scalability through its international network of centers.

Cytek is part of the YNV Group, a multinational company operating brands across three sectors: technology talent, financial services, and real estate.