Knowit hires Sweden’s most well-known security profile

Published 19 May 2015

Knowit has hired Per Hellqvist as recruitment manager in the specialist company Knowit Secure. Per will be in charge of further increasing the pace of recruiting Sweden’s most interesting security consultants to the fastest growing consultancy firm in IT and information security in the Nordic region.

Per Hellqvist most recently worked as a security specialist for Symantec, where he was a spokesperson and advisor in the security field. He is one of Sweden’s most popular lecturers, often appearing on the radio, TV and in the media. Per has been nominated for and awarded a number of distinctions, such as Security profile of the Year, the Comprehensibility Award and Spokesperson of the Year.

– We are very pleased that Per Hellqvist has chosen to work for us. This is a strategically important investment for us. With his contacts and competence, he will contribute to making Knowit Secure the largest Nordic consultancy firm in the IT and information security field, says Tomas Rimming, CEO of Knowit Secure AB.

Per Hellqvist will, in addition to taking charge of recruitment, also work as a management consultant advising corporate managers, as well as holding inspirational lectures and conducting projects to increase the security awareness among Knowit’s clients.

– This feels fantastic! I’m excited to become part of this team, working together to continue to realize my dream – helping others become more secure. I really look forward to finding and welcoming more of Sweden’s most clever IT security professionals to our team of Sweden’s best security consultants! Just get in touch and I’ll put on a pot of coffee, says Per Hellqvist.

Knowit has many of Sweden’s most interesting security clients, from police authorities to banks and smaller communication agencies. The consultants work with the entire range of security issues, from strategic management to technology in e.g., IT forensic investigations and security analysis of mobile platforms.

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