2021-01-13 13:00Press release

Truesec expands in the US – appoints Tomas Sjöström as CEO of Truesec Inc

Truesec Group, a global cybersecurity and secure infrastructure consulting provider, has appointed Tomas Sjöström as Chief Executive Officer of its US subsidiary Truesec Inc. The demand for Truesec’s cybersecurity expertise continues to be massive, and Sjöström will take the lead in further expansion in the US market as of January 1st, 2021.  

Today, cybercrime has grown into a trillion-dollar business, and companies in all industries and of all sizes have become potential targets. The demand for Truesec's cybersecurity experts' assistance during incident response is greatly increasing, together with the need for proactive, secure designs and solutions. Tomas Sjöström will focus on growing the US team and helping customers with Forensics, Recovery, and Rebuild and providing proactive services to prevent cyber breaches.

An investment in the US is a natural development for Truesec, and Tomas is the right person to lead our continued growth in the US market" , says Anna Averud, CEO of Truesec Group."

Sjöström has more than 15 years of senior management experience, including a decade of strategic development and plan execution at multi-national companies, most recently as Global Sales Director at RapidiOnline, a cloud-enabled integration service company. Before that, Sjöström served as Senior Director of development at Verifone and Head of Development & Innovation at PostNord Group. Sjöström holds a BSc Degree from the University of Georgia and a Business Management diploma from the Stockholm School of Economics.

"Truesec has an exceptional mix of talent dedicated to a clear mission. The need for security providers such as Truesec has never been greater, most recently demonstrated with the SolarWinds compromise”, says Tomas Sjöström. “Bringing Truesec concepts of prevention, detection, and protection against cyber threats to the larger US market has shown great potential over the past years. I am looking forward to leading the expansion of our US business."

“I'm thrilled that Tomas chose to join Truesec to lead our continued growth in the US market”, says Markus Lassfolk, CEO of Truesec AB, a Swedish subsidiary of Truesec Group. "Our international customers are seeking more security expertise from Truesec in the US and being in several time zones has many benefits for our customers, especially during time-critical assignments and incidents."

About Truesec Group

Truesec is a strong player in cybersecurity with a clear purpose: To protect data breaches and protect data. The group consists of approximately 140 employees with broad expertise in cyber security and has since its inception in 2005 delivered security solutions to customers in the private and public sectors, both in Sweden and internationally. For more information: www.truesec.com


Anna Averud
CEO, Truesec Group
Anna Averud