PeriCertum is a cybersecurity organization which enables our clients to gain the benefit of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) compliant processes to Identify, Quantify and Mitigate cyber risk. PeriCertum has offices in Detroit, MI, and Nashville, TN.
Our leadership team and staff operate with an entrepreneurial mindset, shedding the typical entrenched approaches of “invented here” and this is “the way we do it” that prevent most consulting organizations from aligning with and enrolling in their customers’ initiatives. PeriCertum engages its clients in designing processes and initiatives which are efficiently focused only on meeting each client’s unique requirements.
The highest compliment that each of our customers may assign to PeriCertum is Trusted Advisor!
– Jeff Sanford, PeriCertum CEO
Jeff Sanford brings to PeriCertum over 40 years of serial entrepreneurial experience in successfully founding a Multi-State CPA firm; a national technology company which delivers MSP, Telecom and Infrastructure Services; and a $750m Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) company which became a publicly traded company.
Jeff firmly believes that “Delivering Value to Customers” has been the foundational principle of these successful organizations. This mantra is the basis for the history of success that Jeff brings to PeriCertum and is his overarching strategy for PeriCertum to become each customer’s Trusted Advisor. Furthermore, this is the culture with which PeriCertum uses to recruit and select its team of customer-value-focused partners and staff.
Mark BenedictBoard Member
Mark Benedict retired from the US Army after 30 years of service managing high-security data centers. His career spanned Army research and development in command and control, communications systems, and cybersecurity. Mark Benedict finished his military career as the senior Army Colonel at the National Security Agency Information Assurance Directorate. He was responsible for advising the US Missile Defense Agency and the Air Force Space and Missile Center on cyber defense for a broad portfolio of critical ground and space networks before transitioning to industry.
Mark brings deep experience in data center operations, cyber threats, as well as Red and Blue team penetration testing. He specializes in next-gen solutions for hardening networks and data centers against sophisticated nation-state threat-actors’ advanced persistent threats.