Monday, 20 July 2020 17:26

Pure picks Plumridge to lead NSW/Qld security advisory team


Information security firm Tesserent's Pure Security operation has appointed Jason Plumridge as its managing consultant for security advisory in New South Wales and Queensland.

"I am delighted to welcome Jason to the team," Pure Security CEO Kurt Hansen.

"He is a well-respected and highly regarded cybersecurity advisory practitioner. Jason is eminently qualified and experienced and adds considerable strength to our GRC [governance, risk management and compliance] capability.

"Jason will be heading up our northern states GRC team to work with our clients to strengthen the management of their risks, regulatory obligations and to manage incident response."

Plumridge joins Pure Security with more than 26 years of experience in cybersecurity governance, risk and compliance, information technology audit and business continuity management.

He has held advisory roles with professional service firms including Ernst and Young and Certitude Technology Risk Services, as well as running his own consultancy service.

Plumridge holds an honours degree in computer science from UTS, is a licensed private investigator in New South Wales, and holds a Federal Government security clearance.

In related news, Pure Security recently appointed Bobby Gorcevski as its first product and customer success manager, and Geshan Somanader as a solutions consultant focussing on the company's managed services and security operations centre business.

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