Management Team

Jason Edelstein – CTO – B.Ec & M.Com IT UNSW, CISSP 

Jason has over 20 years commercial information security experience and co-founded Sense of Security in 2002. Prior to forming Sense of Security, he held senior information security positions at Ernst & Young, Dimension Data, and Deutsche Bank.

Jason is responsible for defining the overall direction and strategy of the business, focusing on technologies, solutions and services. He also leads Sense of Security’s unparalleled team of technical consultants, and is responsible for maintaining the highest levels of service delivery to clients and partners.

Jason has attained industry certifications from ISC, SANS, Microsoft, Sun, Novell, Cisco, Check Point, and the PCI SSC.

Murray Goldschmidt – COO – BSc Elec Eng (Dist); BSc Elec Eng (Hon), CISSP 

Murray has over 20 years commercial information security experience and co-founded Sense of Security in 2002. Prior to forming Sense of Security, he held senior consulting positions at Dimension Data and other leading information security management firms in South Africa.

As a member of the Sense of Security leadership team Murray is responsible for defining business strategy, revenue forecasting and the overall profitability of the company. He is also responsible for maintaining key client relationships.

Murray is a recognised industry expert with ISC2 CISSP, ASD IRAP and PCI SSC QSA credentials amongst others.

Jonathon Barford – National Sales Manager

Jonathon has been working in Information Technology businesses for over 30 years, initially helping medical specialists utilise technology to improve the financial and medical elements of their practices. During this time, Jonathon became interested in ensuring both the confidentiality and integrity of patient information – starting a career long interest in the protection of privacy in information systems.

Over the years Jonathon has provided security solutions for major corporations, local, state and federal government agencies and many educational institutions. From his longstanding roles with Security Integrators, Vendors and Consulting firms, Jon’s extensive experience helps organisations avoid the numerous pitfalls found on the modern security journey.

An industry veteran, Jonathon leads Sense Of Security’s Sales efforts, defining strategy and direction whilst ensuring alignment with our clients requirements.

In Jonathon’s ‘spare time’ he enjoys spending time with the family, catching the odd fish or motoring through the Australian hinterland.