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Assuria Management

Terry Pudwell

Chairman, CEO & Co-Founder

Terry has over 20 years executive management experience with private and public companies in the UK and US and over 35 years experience in the IT industry generally. He has worked in IT security since the early 1990s and is the founder of two successful Cyber Security Software companies to date.

With a background in IT professional services and consulting, Terry led the establishment of March Information Systems Ltd in 1990, an early leader and pioneer in vulnerability assessment and policy compliance software technology. In late 1998, March was acquired by Nasdaq listed ISS Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia. Following the acquisition, Terry held the position of Managing Director of ISS Group Ltd, the wholly owned UK subsidiary of ISS Inc. and subsequently joined the executive management team of ISS Inc.

As joint founder of Assuria in 2005, Terry has travelled extensively in the US, South America, Middle East and Far East Asia, promoting Assuria, building up the Assuria partner community and working with major clients and partners in those regions, while also working on strategic initiatives aimed at developing Assuria into a world class Cyber Security solutions company.

Nick Connor MBCS, CITP

Director & Co-Founder

Nick brings many years of broad information technology experience, technical, marketing and managerial experience to Assuria. Since 1995 he has focused on IT security in marketing and product management positions with March Information Systems Ltd and Internet Security Systems (ISS).

Previously Group Marketing Manager at Gresham Computing Plc whom he joined in 1993, after a 26 year career with ICL, where he had extensive Product Marketing, Project and Business Management experience in both open systems and mainframes. Nick has a strong international experience in both the US and Europe. He was founder chairman of the worldwide multi-vendor Tuxedo resellers group, and represented ICL on Unix International OLTP working groups.

As joint founder, Nick was instrumental in the establishment of Assuria Ltd in 2005 and has focussed on developing internal systems and processes, product marketing, managing day to day business activities and establishing strategic relationships with key agencies, all of which have been important factors contributing towards the development of Assuria into a world class Cyber Security solutions company.

Steve Saxton

CTO and Principal Engineer - SIEM Solutions

Steve Saxton joined Assuria in 2007 from ISS Inc., where he was a principal engineer working on the ISS System Scanner (vulnerability assessment) product team within the ISS development labs in Reading, UK. On joining Assuria, Steve led the development of CyberSense Enterprise Scanner, Assuria’s next generation Vulnerability Assessment technology, before moving on to Assuria’s SIEM product line. 
Now as Assuria Chief Technology Officer, Steve is responsible for overall Technical and Engineering leadership for Assuria as well as leading the development Assuria’s SIEM and Advanced Analytics solutions suite. His role encompasses development best practice and he is a new technology evangelist, researching technologies and methodologies that can benefit Assuria and its customers through future products and services .
Steve holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Manchester

Chris Wood

Principal Engineer - Host Based Solutions

Chris brings extensive software product design and development experience to Assuria He is an experienced software engineer, with excellent development expertise gained through a variety of design and architectural projects in ICL, March Information Systems and Internet Security Systems Inc. Experienced at working at different levels from valued contributor, through technical leadership to development management. Latterly, Chris was engineering manager for ISS's Reading Development Labs, responsible for the development and maintenance of ISS's server host based products, including RealSecure Server Sensor and System Scanner.

Chris joined Assuria as a founder member in 2005 and was instrumental in establishing the company's software design, development and testing environment. Chris holds overall responsibility for Assuria Host Based scanning solutions, as well as Assuria's innovative new SOC Management Technology Platform.

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Latest News:

Jun 15, 2017 - InfinityGate becomes Assuria's latest SOC Partner >Read More
Jun 14, 2017 - Assuria launches new Security Analytics Solution >Read More
Jun 2, 2017 - Morson Cyber Security becomes Assuria's first Platinum SOC Partner >Read More
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