About Us

Applying Past Learnings To Solve Current Cybersecurity Problems

Started by three information security professionals with long histories in the security and compliance industries, Evanesco, Inc. was opened because of the lack of remediation services that were remote but had the ability to "appear" onsite.

Our Story

The Challenge

Cybersecurity threats are real – just look at your favorite news source virtually every day now.  From hacking to phishing cybercriminals are doing everything they can to steal your valuable information or disrupt your operation in some fashion.  Protecting your organization from these attacks is not a simple matter.  It requires experience in the procurement of cybersecurity technology, knowledge on 

how to properly install the right cybersecurity solutions, and perseverance to ensure the resulting security controls are maintained over time. 

 

The Solution

Evanesco’s technical team, experienced with current, indusrtry-leading tecnologies, will work with you to ensure your cybersecurity solutions and resulting controls are properly procured, installed, provisioned, and maintained.

Meet The Founders

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Larry Hurtado

Larry Hurtado is a co-Founder of Evanesco, Inc., and he currently serves on the company's Board.  He is a seasoned executive in the cybersecurity space who champions the cause of Blue-Teamers (defensive cybersecurity professionals) and their tireless mission to protect the information assets of the organizations in which they serve.  As a person who is passionate about serving his local community and in helping students find career opportunities with great professional purpose, Larry continues to serve on the board of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and as a member of the Board of Advisors for Cyber P-Tech USA.   

Prior to Evanesco, Larry was President and CEO of Digital Defense Inc., a leading provider for cyber risk management solutions.  With over two decades of networking and cybersecurity experience, he helmed Digital Defense’s movement from a regional niche player to an industry leader with an established global presence ultimately leading to the successful acquisition of Digital Defense by HelpSystems LLC in February 2021.  

Prior to Digital Defense, Larry was Co-Founder and President of International Operations for Elastic Networks, Incorporated. At Elastic Networks, he was responsible for introducing EtherLoop DSL products, overall business growth, financing, a successful $400 million IPO, and the acquisition of the company by Paradyne Corporation. Prior to Elastic Networks, Hurtado held senior management positions at Nortel Networks, including VP of Business Line Management in Nortel Networks’ Access Networks Division.

Larry holds a B.S.E.E. degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

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Tom DeSot

Tom is a co-Founder of Evanesco and is responsible for all IT and security functions within the company and is responsible for evaluating all partners to ensure that they adhere to Evanesco's security principles.

Prior to Evanesco, Tom was Chief Information Officer and CISO for Digital Defense, Inc. until its acquisition by Help Systems.  At Digital Defense, Tom led a team that was responsible for all internal and cloud security, including disaster recovery and information security policy adherence.

Prior to Digital Defense, Tom was the VP of Information systems at a mid-tier financial institution where he was responsible for security, IT infrastructure and all ATM network operations.

Tom holds a BAAS (summa cum laude) from Texas State University and a Master's degree in Information Technology from Southern New Hampshire University.

Our Clients

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