Since establishing Pure Hacking in 2002, Rob has built a highly successful consultancy based on a hand-picked team of experts and genuine thought leaders in IT security. Rob believes that for a business to grow, you need to create a work environment that inspires personal growth and development. Rob encourages all employees to learn new skills, explore initiatives, take risks and reach personal goals, making Pure Hacking a vibrant and progressive workplace.
Chief Technology Officer
Gordon leads the technical team and quality assurance of Pure Hacking’s penetration testing and security services. A major focus for him is guiding the technical team and ensuring Pure Hacking’s testing and methodologies are world class. Gordon has been working in the field of IT Security for over fifteen years. Today, he is regarded as one of the industry's most highly proficient, technical renowned and experienced security consultants. As an example, in 2011 he uncovered a Skype 0day vulnerability which affected around 90% of the internet and led to urgent patch releases from Skype.
Chief Operating Officer
David is responsible for the expansion of the Managed Services division. This includes management of all strategic security systems to ensure the safety of clients’ business data. In addition, he implements security and operations procedures to the highest level of quality across all client engagements. David’s experience base is in security architecture and design, security advisory and managed security services delivery. He is also a SABSA certified security architect.
Director, Research and Development
Josh leads the R&D team at Pure Hacking where he focuses on web application defensive research and develops customised ModSecurity rulesets to help customers reduce risk associated with their web applications. He is an active member of the ModSecurity community and is currently involved with the OWASP Core Rule Set, AuditConsole and WASC Threat Classification projects. Josh has over 15 years of experience in the IT security industry, working with both financial and government clients to help secure their critical applications.
Strategic Account Management
Teesaan heads up the Melbourne headquarters of Pure Hacking where he oversees service delivery and relationship building with our clients and alliance partners. He has a strong background of more than fifteen years in IT strategic sales. Teesaan provides ongoing support to a range of Victorian and national-based clients across many sectors including finance and banking, government, education, utilities, retail and more.
Operational Support Manager
In her role at Pure Hacking, Kristy is responsible for maximising operational efficiency and supporting the ongoing growth of the business, as well as customer service, human resources and marketing. Her expertise is in financial reporting, operational projects, compliance, budgeting, planning and analysis. Kristy has previously worked for financial institutions, not-for-profit organisation and various companies in the professional services industry.