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Did you know...

1 in 4

small businesses are at risk of being the victim of a cybercrime

60%

of cyberattacked small/medium-sized businesses close their doors within 6 months

2+ days

of costly downtime are experienced by most businesses after a cyberattack

But don't worry, that's where we come in.

Meet the Team

Ryan Heidorn

Ryan Heidorn

Managing Partner

  • Met Scott in grad school while studying IT
  • Teaches cybersecurity at Endicott College
  • Makes a killer habanero hot sauce
  • Professional interests: NIST controls, data security, and privacy
  • Best mushroom dish on the North Shore: Ledger (Salem)

Scott Freedson

Scott Freedson

Managing Partner

  • Master’s degree in IT, dabbled in programming during undergrad at UNH
  • 10+ years’ experience managing technology for small businesses
  • Ran 4 marathons, including Boston
  • Came in last place at 1st Annual Beverly Smoke Off (burnt pork butt)
  • Favorite North Shore Caterer: Chive Events

Mike Nestor

Mike Nestor

Managing Partner

  • 10+ years in enterprise technology/software sales (individual contribution and management)
  • Professional interest: data security, cyber threat intelligence and response strategies
  • Came in first place at 1st Annual Beverly Smoke Off (rubbed wings)
  • Loves podcasts and recommends ‘Masters of Scale’
  • Lives in Beverly with his wife, son, and a dog (Carlos) - Proud Member of Hale Street Tavern Mug Club

Brian Wills

Brian Wills

IT Manager

  • B.A. in Writing, B.S. in Electrical Engineering
  • Lives on a sailboat
  • Has a cat called Chickpea
  • Recommends a nice room temperature Harbison with table water crackers
  • Loves a good V-neck
  • Recommends the Hummus plate from Adea's Mediterranean Kitchen in Salem

Jaimie Klopotoski

Jaimie Klopotoski

Client Technical Services Coordinator

  • M.S. in Homeland Security Studies from Endicott College
  • Has a cat named Maya
  • Loves fishing, but hates seafood
  • Recommends Stones Pub & Eatery in Gloucester

Kevin Le

Kevin Le

Senior Support Technician

  • B.S. in Computer Networking
  • Has a cockatiel named Mango
  • Once ate cake for every meal of the day
  • Recommends BonChon in Salem

Karan Suvarna

Karan Suvarna

Support Technician

  • Background in web development and IT
  • Has an English bulldog named Millie
  • Fluently speaks 2 languages, but understands 3
  • Recommends The Rusty Can in Byfield

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