About Us

Our experience across industries has given us an intimate understanding of the unique culture, security objectives, operations, and IT environments of our clients. This knowledge fuels our efficiency. Not only do we customize each project to your individual needs, but we also provide a board-ready report within one week of completing fieldwork.
To ensure each engagement yields the highest quality results, we staff our projects with senior IT consultants, who have decades of experience in multiple disciplines and industries. Following Securance’s proven assessment process, our experts create the most value for our clients.

 

Securance consultants maintain professional certifications, such as:

 

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)
  • Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP)
  • Global Information Assurance Certifications (GIAC)

 

1. Hands-On Executive Leadership on Every Project

Executive-level consultants are involved in all phases of project execution, from planning to fieldwork, to report delivery and presentation.

2. Technical Risks Translated to Business Risks

Our reports explain the potential adverse effect of each technical risk on overall operations, so that you can proactively mitigate IT risks and avoid negative impact to your business..

3. Board-Ready Reports in One Week

We provide board-ready draft reports within one week of completing fieldwork. Our reports contain recommendations that are customized to your organization and technology environment—nothing out of a textbook!.

Our People

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PAUL ASHE

President and Senior IT Consultant

In 2002, Paul founded Securance to deliver exceptional IT governance, risk, and compliance services to businesses in every industry. Building on his experience with large enterprise clients as an IT security consultant at Ernst & Young, he began to customize solutions for government agencies and small and medium-sized businesses.

Over the years, he’s expanded the Securance team to include consultants with a broad range of skills who work with clients at companies and organizations of all sizes across the U.S. As regulations and threats evolve, Paul works with the team to expand the firm’s ability to meet the latest challenges. Recently, they introduced AWIA risk and resilience assessment services, APT simulation testing, and an innovative CSaaS offering.

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GILLIAN TEDESCHI

Director of Marketing

Gillian started her career teaching Chinese and ESL students, breaking down cultural and communication barriers for her students. Switching gears, she brought her communication skills to Securance, starting in the Creative Services department, where she drafted proposals and streamlined client reports before taking over as our Director of Marketing. Her eclectic background gives her a unique perspective on how to communicate our vision to clients, translating complicated technical products and services into straightforward business advantages.

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CYNDI SCHAEFER

Office Manager

Cyndi brings over 35 years of experience in human resources, accounting, and office management to the Securance team. She is responsible for daily operations, which includes everything from managing company finances to handling HR tasks, at our Tampa office. Her commitment to excellence internally is of tremendous value to our team as they strive to surpass client expectations