2022-10-06 06:57Press release

Truesec Strengthens Its Position in Sweden

Erik Jönsson and Anna Averud, TruesecNew Swedish Managing Director Erik Jönsson and Anna Averud, Group CEO at Truesec.

The cybersecurity company Truesec strengthens its leadership with Erik Jönsson, the new Managing Director for Truesec Sweden, as of October 3, 2022. The recruitment takes place as part of the company's strategy to further confirm and strengthen its regional market position.

Cyber threats continue to rise, and the demand for qualified cybersecurity expertise is greater than ever. Truesec is the market-leading cybersecurity company in Sweden, with established operations in Denmark, Finland, and the US, with more regions joining soon.

Erik Jönsson, New Managing Director for Truesec Sweden

To lead Truesec Sweden, Erik Jönsson has been recruited as Managing Director starting on October 3, 2022. Erik has extensive experience in cybersecurity and has previously worked at Trend Micro.

"Truesec really stands out with its strong culture and dedicated experts. I'm incredibly proud and happy to join a company that consistently and passionately works towards a common goal – to prevent cyber breach", says Erik Jönsson, Managing Director of Truesec Sweden. 

In 2018, Anna Averud took over as CEO of the cybersecurity group. She has since then, together with the leadership team, established Truesec's managed services, developed the portfolio of consulting services and increased its incident response capacity. Today, Truesec has the largest dedicated Incident Response team in the Nordics and has tripled its turnover in the last three years (in 2021, turnover was 300M SEK).  

To focus on her role as Group CEO, Anna Averud is handing over operational responsibility for Truesec Sweden to Erik Jönsson.

"Welcoming Erik to our team feels fantastic. His leadership and knowledge in the industry will strongly benefit our customers and take Truesec to the next level together with the team", says Anna Averud, CEO of Truesec Group.

"Local leadership in combination with relevant services is central to Truesec Sweden, and the establishment of Truesec in new regions."

"With large investments in our range of services and solid delivery capacity, Truesec is in an attractive position to meet the market's growing need for cyber protection. In Sweden today, we are 220 employees. Within a couple of years, we will double our capacity. It's required if we're to be the number one cyber partner", says Erik Jönsson.

About Truesec Group

Truesec is a global cybersecurity company with a clear purpose: Creating safety and sustainability in a digital world by preventing cyber breach and minimizing impact. Over the years, Truesec has gained a strong reputation and earned the trust of organizations worldwide. Today, Truesec consists of 250+ dedicated cyber specialists covering the full spectrum of cybersecurity. For more information: www.truesec.com


Anna Averud
CEO, Truesec Group
Anna Averud