About Us

River Security was founded in Norway in 2020, with the mission to challenge and change the industry of Cyber Security. Our company stays at the forefront of technological advancements, and we use our self-developed technology to stay ahead of evolving threats. Our commitment to delivering exceptional service has earned us a strong reputation for customer satisfaction. We have a track record of building long-term relationships with our clients, who rely on us as their trusted cybersecurity partner.

Proven track record


We have a solid track record of successfully securing organizations across various industries. Our clients have entrusted us with their sensitive data and critical systems, and we have consistently delivered robust solutions that mitigate risks and protect against cyber threats. Read client testimonials here

Proactive approach


Rather than solely focusing on reactive measures, we adopt a proactive approach to cybersecurity. We emphasize proactive threat hunting, continuous monitoring, vulnerability assessments, and comprehensive risk management to identify and mitigate potential threats before they can cause harm. View how we do it here

Cutting-edge innovation


At our core, we are innovating and constantly pushing the boundaries of cybersecurity. Through our commitment to reinvesting profits in research and development, we continuously develop groundbreaking solutions that anticipate and mitigate future risks. Our innovative approach ensures that our clients benefit from the most advanced cybersecurity measures available in the industry. Read about our technology Active Focus

Innovation and Development

As an independent and self-owned company, free from external influence, we provide unbiased advice and expertise in cybersecurity. Our commitment to reinvesting profits in R&D and talent acquisition ensures we remain at the forefront of cybersecurity innovation. The Research Council of Norway and Innovation Norway is two governmental organizations that contributes to the most innovative projects in Norway, and they both believe in our methodology and supports the development of our Attack Surface Management service, Active Focus.

Our Vision is to Revolutionize the Cyber Security Industry.

By raising standards and changing perspectives we will create a safer digital world, continuously evolve and adapt to emerging threats, to stay ahead of the cyber security landscape.

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Meet our team

Our cyber security company boasts a team of highly skilled professionals who possess deep knowledge and expertise in the field. With their extensive backgrounds and constant dedication to staying up to date with the latest threats and technologies, we deliver top-notch solutions and services.

About - Chris

Chris Dale

COO & Principal Consultant

Chris has a background in programming, system administration and management. Outside of running the daily operations of River Security, Chris also teaches at the SANS Institute as a Principal Instructor. Chris has been featured several times in the media and you might have seen him speaking at conferences in the security industry.

Innovation is ingrained in Chris' DNA, and that's why he co-invented River Security.

About - Magnus

Magnus Holst


A curious entrepreneur with more than 10 years of experience, building and leading business relations as a project manager, CEO and as direct sales resource.

His approach towards clients is always focused on their needs and requirements, rather than his own agenda.

As one of the co-funders of River Security, Magnus aims to revolutionize the industry of Cyber Security.

About - LGP

Lars-Georg Paulsen

CTO & Principal Consultant

Lars-Georg strives to foster a culture of continuous learning and innovation, together with his co-funders of River Security.

About - JPD

Jan Petter Dale

Threat Intelligence Manager
About - Vegar

Vegar L. Haaland

Principal Consultant

William Kristoffersen

Senior Penetration Tester
About - Vegard

Vegard Reiersen

Head of Sales
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Simen Bai

Security Analyst & Researcher
About - Markus

Markus Leding

Offensive Security Engineer
About - Richard

Richard Beunk

Offensive Security Engineer
About - Preben

Preben Wulff

Platform Development Engineer
About - Herman

Herman Bergsholm

Platform Development Engineer
About - Cato S

Cato Stensland

Threat Intelligence Manager

Martin Andreassen

Business Developer

Unparalleled Expertise

Attracting and retaining senior-level experts for our consultant group is a cornerstone of our strategy, as their expertise guarantees competence and certifications for all assignments. Our long-term collaboration with customers is built upon trust, enabling us to work closely together to develop innovative solutions, foster a safe environment for research, and ensure the continuous improvement of their cyber security posture.


Our Mission

On our mission to challenge and change the industry, we raise standards and change perspectives. We must empower customers to take control of their cyber security, as well as we contribute to the community.

We actively engage with industry leaders, technology providers, and research institutions to foster a network of alliances. These partnerships enable us to tap into cutting-edge research, access advanced tools and technologies, and exchange knowledge and expertise. By leveraging these collaborations, we stay at the forefront of cybersecurity innovation, offering our clients unparalleled solutions that address emerging threats effectively.