BalaBit – headquartered in Luxembourg – is a European IT security innovator, specialized in advanced monitoring technologies. It has sales offices in France, Germany, Hungary, Russia, in the UK and the United States and partners in 40+ countries. The main development centers are based in Hungary. BalaBit has customers all over the world including 23 percent of the Fortune 100 companies.
The company is widely-known for syslog-ng™, its open source log management solution, used by more than a million companies worldwide. This significant user base provides a solid ground for the business expansion which is fueled by Shell Control Box™, a pioneering development for the rapidly-growing niche of privileged activity monitoring market.
Zoltán Györkő (1976), co-founder of the company was named CEO of BalaBit on 1 September 2012. Györkő has been a member of the board since the company was founded twelve years ago, and has held the position of Business Development Director for the past six years.
Balázs Scheidler (1977), co-founder and Development Director of the company and the inventor of BalaBit's leading technology products. Due to his development approach, the company’s whole product line is known as best-of-breed technology products world-wide.