Tesserent Expands Services in New Zealand and Establishes New Entity


Following Tesserent’s acquisition of Lateral Security, the company is now expanding its footprint into New Zealand.

Additionally, Hamish Soper has been appointed as Tesserent New Zealand’s senior partner, overseeing the expansion of Tesserent’s additional services in the region. Mr Soper joins Tesserent, following his previous role for more than a decade as New Zealand country manager for Check Point Technologies.

Commenting on Mr Soper’s appointment, Mr Kurt Hansen, co-CEO of Tesserent said, “We are thrilled to announce that Mr Soper has been appointed to further drive Tesserent’s growth and service expansion in New Zealand. He has extensive experience with a career in cybersecurity spanning 15 years.

“His broad industry experience and skills will be an asset to supercharging our enhanced service provision in New Zealand and bringing the full capabilities of Tesserent to enterprise clients and all levels of government in New Zealand to help secure their digital assets. We welcome him to the team,” says Mr Hansen.

Mr Soper will be working closely with Lateral Security founders Mr Ratu Mason and Mr Nick Von Dadelszen to further build on Tesserent’s growth ambition in New Zealand.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr Soper said, “I am excited to join Tesserent in this key phase of expansion and look forward to working with our New Zealand customers, partners and strategic alliances to provide unparalleled cybersecurity services at a critical time for New Zealand, as the scale, sophistication and velocity of attacks continues to reach new levels.”land through the acquisition of Lateral Security and appointed new leadership in the region.