Who We Are
With SecureFactors, we have re-imagined remote access & systems administration in post-covid world , using cloud and new-gen software advancement & security. Austin gave birth to IBM Tivoli & NetView PC - classics in systems management, could SecureFactors based in Austin be the next for cloud computing?
SecureFactors founding team has deep expertise in SSH (Secure Shell), its security and its deployment practices in the industry as well as broad industry systems management experience, especially in Windows Server, OpenSSH and Cisco IOS. Our founders were key developers of IBM Tivoli and NetView, two management software that are widely used. We bring those experience to build a light-weight remote access solutions that can meet the need of post-covid digital transformation of enterprises to the cloud.
SecureFactors Corp. is a spin-off of Pragma Systems, Inc. of Austin, Texas, which has a large commercial SSH server and clients installed base worldwide and a top tier client list - US Army, HSBC, Cisco, McKesson Change Healthcare, Microsoft & Oracle Cloud. With SSH's growing use in the cloud, key customers approached us for broader cloud-focused security products that can offer centralized key management, SSH secured remote desktop access, browser-based remote access.
SecureFactors was founded to serve this emerging cloud-based secure access market. It offers the tightest security of SSH & SSL that are time tested and new additions like multi-factor authentication, hybrid cloud management from a browser console and use of stronger cryptography to combat cyber hacking. 95% of systems worldwide are managed through SSH. SecureFactors solutions make those task easier and faster to perform .
Tech entrepreneur; Co-founded Pragma Systems, an enterprise software company with Global1000 customers; IBM Tivoli Windows Server Architect; SSH & security expert; Microsoft OpenSSH for Windows contract developer. BA Computer Science, Brandeis Univ., MS Computer Science, Rutgers Univ.
Expert in cryptography and Windows systems software; Co-founded Pragma Systems, an enterprise software company with a large customer base worldwide; IBM Netview PC Architect; Pragma SSH and Microsoft OpenSSH for Windows developer. BS Physics, University of Texas at Austin
Enterprise product marketing & branding expertise; Branded corporate products as VP of Marketing at Pragma Systems winning many Fortune 500 and Global 1000 customers worldwide. BS Journalism, University of Texas at Austin
Board of Advisors
Considered shepherd of all SSH specifications (as he was the editor of the core SSH RFCs).
co-founded and sold two companies in Austin, BuildForge to IBM and Varalogix to BMC; CEO, Trifectix
ex-Senior VP & Head of Digital Engineering, Cognizant; ex-CIO/CTO of E*Trade, Mellon, Russel Investments & Merrill Lynch