Application security firm KaVaDo has replaced its president and chief executive officer.

Vikram K. Desai has jumped from his position as chief operating officer of Radware to join KaVaDo.

"Areas that we need to focus on are raising market awareness, and helping businesses to understand the difference between infrastructure security and application security," said Desai.

Previous CEO Tal Gilat will continue to work as a consultant for the firm.

Desai formerly worked with the US Secret Service on phishing. He said he had plans to for KaVaDo to work in the anti-phishing market.