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Soteria Systems LLC is a technology and innovation firm based in Atlanta, Georgia dedicated to providing new and advanced products to meet the world’s increasing data security demands. The company provides a ground-breaking suite of comprehensive hardware-assisted cyber security solutions and services that protect processed data and computer systems using pioneering technologies that include a hybrid use of hardware and software.

Soteria Systems lauched with three major product innovations that promise to be game-changers in this space: Server BlackBox™, StealthShield™ (Web-based Anomaly Detector), and HAIMS™ (Hardware-Assisted Intrusion Monitoring Systems).

The company was founded in the Spring of 2013 by Joseph Kim, Ph.D. who serves as the Chief Executive Officer; Scott E. Hraster, Ph.D., who serves as the Chief Operation Officer; and Junghee Lee, Ph.D., who serves as Chief technology Officer.

Scott was named top CTO by InfoWorld

Joseph Kim

Joseph Kim is founder and president of Soteria Systems, LLC, a technology and innovation company that provides comprehensive, hardware-assisted cyber security solutions that protect processed data and computer systems.

Soteria Systems Kim serves as a adjunct professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). He joined the faculty at Georgia Tech in August 2007 where he collaborated with industry partners such as Intel, IBM, Samsung, ETRI, SK Hynix and Super Computing Center of Oak Ridge National Laboratory.


Junghee Lee

Junghee Lee, Ph.D. is the chief technology officer at Soteria Systems, LLC. He joined the faculty at the University of Texas at San Antonio as an assistant professor in 2014. From 2003-2008, Lee worked at Samsung Electronics on electronic system level design of mobile system-on-chip. His research interests include architecture design of microprocessors, storage systems for high performance computing and embedded systems, and cyber security.

Lee is received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Engineering from Seoul National University in 2000 and 2003, respectively, and his Ph.D degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology in 2013.


Scott Hraster

Scott Hrastar is the chief operations officer at Soteria Systems, LLC, a technology and innovation company based in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a serial entrepreneur who has started three companies as well as led a number of innovative technology businesses and also serves as Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) at Mosely Ventures.

Hrastar co-founded and sold AirDefense to Motorola and was later a member of the senior management team that drove the acquisition of Intellisync by Nokia.  As CTO and co-founder of AirDefense, he led the development of the world’s first wireless intrusion detection and protection solution and helped grow a business that reached more than half of the Fortune 100. In recognition of this innovation, InfoWorld selected Scott as one of the world’s top 25 CTO's in 2005.