Machine Learning Expert Alexander Morrise, PhD, Appointed to Office of the CTO and Chief Data Scientist by Cyber Security Leader

New role expands executive management team and will accelerate company intellectual property advancements for using AI and machine learning for adaptive and autonomous response to cyber security threats

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AutonomousThreatPreventionGuard Dog Solutions, Inc., dba, an emerging leader in cyber security protection for consumers and businesses, today announced the appointment of Alexander Morrise, PhD, a leading expert in machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to the company’s Office of the CTO in the role of Chief Data Scientist.

In this position, Morrise will oversee data analysis, machine learning, and the advancement of the company’s Autonomous Incident Response (AIR) technology, which powers the Protective Cloud Services (PCS) Software as a Service (SaaS) solution. To support customers in a world where cyber security threats are continually evolving, Morrise will continue to drive the development of intellectual property to protect people, networks, and connected devices with ML system applications that can adapt automatically by recognizing and responding to threats and identifying vulnerabilities.

“guardDog is a tremendous company that has made important inroads into the complex and growing challenge of managing cyber security threats,” said Morrise. “I look forward to leading the work of capturing data from the company’s global platform for a myriad of use cases in connectivity, application intelligence, and behavior analysis that will help us find potential threats, to initiate the right protections, and to be proactive in the company’s continuing work.”

“Alex Morrise is renowned in his authority and knowledge of AI and machine learning for cybersecurity and in its practical application in multiple market implementations for more than a decade,” said Chairman Adrian Wilson. “We are extremely pleased to welcome him to our executive team, and we look forward to our collaboration together.”

Morrise holds degrees in mathematics and physics from UC Berkeley, a doctorate degree from UC Santa Cruz, and has been a Fellow at Princeton, Harvard, and Stanford Universities, and was assistant research professor at USC, Spain.

In wired and Wi-Fi networks, protects against threats in Edge Territory – the locations outside the perimeter of the network or on attached devices that other solutions can’t see, including the many IoT devices that now occupy home and business networks such as digital doorbells, smart refrigerators, and game systems. uses patent-pending artificial intelligence to pre-emptively recognize, expose, and shut down cybersecurity threats before an attack can happen. The service protects its users against the latest threats that arise in the form of ransomware, man-n-the-middle attacks, denial of service, and emerging novel threats, to protect networks and the devices attached to them. As businesses and organizations face increased risks due to the explosion of cyber attacks, new regulations and compliance pressures, and the difficulty of finding and retaining cyber security resources, is pioneering solutions that can autonomously detect and respond to threats and vulnerabilities.


Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, has developed a cloud-based cybersecurity software service with a companion device that work together to simplify network security management by providing an automated detection and response solution. The solution exposes invisible threats on networks in ‘edge territory,’ and the devices attached to them, with its patented Autonomous Incident Response (AIR) technology to address and prevent cybersecurity threats before they compromise network environments. The company offers solutions for homes and small businesses, and for larger distributed organizations with features for managing multiple locations, networks, remote employees, and more. Every business, government, healthcare institution, home consumer, or other organization is grappling to find security solutions that are adapting to this changing world. is pioneering new innovations designed to meet these challenges. Visit for more information.

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