Pure Security announced Jason Plumridge as managing consultant, security advisory NSW & QLD


Pure Security, part of Australia’s largest ASX-listed information security firm, Tesserent, has announced Jason Plumridge as the company’s managing consultant, security advisory in New South Wales and Queensland.

Jason has more than 26 years of experience in cybersecurity governance, risk and compliance, information technology audit and business continuity management. For the last 10 years, he has held advisory roles with professional service firms including Ernst and Young and Certitude Technology Risk Services, where he conducted incident response, threat identification, enterprise and third party risk assessment and policy development consultations.  He is also a licenced private investigator in New South Wales and holds a Federal Government Security clearance.

Commenting on his appointment, Jason says, “I am excited to be joining an organisation that is at the forefront of the cybersecurity industry. Pure Security’s reputation and capability to help organisations prevent cyber incidents through the implementation of sound governance practices is well established. I look forward to being a part of the team and helping protect clients through these challenging times.”

Pure Security is a leading cybersecurity consulting firm based in Australia servicing clients globally. It provides a full suite of cybersecurity services to help businesses with their security requirements. Pure Security has bought a number of leading cybersecurity businesses together through a program of acquisitions by parent company Tesserent Limited (ASX: TNT), the largest ASX-listed cybersecurity company in Australia. These businesses include Pure Hacking, HackLabs, Certitude, Securus Global, Tesserent Australia and Rivium. They are now combined as Pure Security.

Kurt Hansen, CEO, Pure Security, says “I am delighted to welcome Jason to the team. He is a well-respected and highly regarded cybersecurity advisory practitioner. Jason is eminently qualified and experienced and adds considerable strength to our GRC 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.”

Jason joins Pure Security as the company further bolsters its strong team. His capability in incident response and governance complements Pure Security’s security advisory, technical assurance and incident response services at a time when cybersecurity threats against Australian organisations are increasing in number and complexity from both criminal and nation-state attackers.

Pure Security has also made other key appointments with Bobby Gorcevski joining the team in the newly created role of product and customer success manager and a new solutions consultant, Geshan Somanader, who will be focussing on Pure Security’s managed services and security operations centre business.