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Proventus, Inc. was formed with the vision to help companies secure their systems and processes, resulting in sustainable cyber-resilience that the company can rely on.

In a world where senior management is personally liable for issues such as proper cybersecurity controls and policies, personal data privacy, reporting, and compliance – cybersecurity is no longer an option to be dealt with “when the time comes,” but rather a basic, fundamental part of the business process. Without effective cybersecurity, the company and its senior management are exposed to cyber-attacks, data breaches, lawsuits, loss of reputation, and other legal implications.

Proventus, Inc. offers best of breed cybersecurity products, services and training, all focused at reducing the cyber-risk the company is exposed to. With years of experience spanning the government, public and private sectors. Connecting the worlds of cybersecurity, IT and business, Proventus Inc. offers a client-specific tailored solution

Byron Rashed

Founder and Chief Marketing Officer

Byron Rashed has over 20 years of industry experience spearheading global marketing and public relations programs in various B2B organizations that target IT security solutions to the enterprise and OEM markets.


In his previous role as the Vice President of Global Marketing, Advanced Threat Intelligence for InfoArmor, he was directly responsible for all global marketing and public relations strategies and tactics to develop brand awareness, product positioning and corporate communications.


Prior to joining InfoArmor, Mr. Rashed was the director of global marketing and product management at Emerging Threats (acquired by Proofpoint), and has held senior level global marketing positions at Altior, FirstCarbon Solutions and SSH Communications Security, the original developer of the Secure Shell (secsh) protocol, and senior global marketing manager at VPNet Technologies (acquired by Avaya).


Mr. Rashed holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from New York University – Polytechnic and is pursuing a graduate certification in marketing and communications from the University of California, Irvine. He is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, American Marketing Association and Institute of Industrial Engineers.

Joseph Assaf Turner

Founder and Chief Intelligence Officer

Joseph Assaf Turner is a well-known and respected veteran cyber security expert with over 20 years of experience in the IT and Information Security fields. Prior to co-founding Proventus, Inc., he was the executive director of Maya Security where he developed cybersecurity strategies and tactics for various organizations. Mr. Turner was also the Head of Organizational Cyber Defense for the Israeli Ministry of Finance and Chief of Security for PIBA (Population, Immigration and Border Authority) in the Jerusalem region.

As a successful cybersecurity professional, Mr. Turner combines international business education with cutting edge technological expertise to help organizations realize their business goals and objectives safely in the cyber environment through effective cyber risk management.


With a passion for cybersecurity, Mr. Turner has been highly successful in helping companies in bridging the knowledge and communication gaps between management, IT and information security within the organization. Mr. Turner is certified in information security management and governance.


Mr. Turner holds a BA in Business, Finance and Computer Information Systems from The College of Management Academic Studies in Rishon le Zion, Israel, and an MBA from CUNY Baruch College – Zicklin school of business in New York City.