About Us

About us

Who We Are

With SecureFactors, we have re-imagined remote access & systems administration using cloud and new-gen software advancement & security. Austin gave birth to Tivoli & NetView/PC - classics in systems management, could SecureFactors based in Austin be the next for cloud computing?

SecureFactors founding team has deep expertise in SSH (Secure Shell), its security and its deployment practices in the industry as well as broad industry systems management experience, especially in Windows Server, OpenSSH and Cisco IOS. Our founders were key developers of IBM Tivoli and NetView/PC, two classic management software that were widely used. Now we bring those experience to build light-weight remote access solutions that can meet the need of digital transformation of enterprises to be cloud driven.

The Company

About SecureFactors

SecureFactors Corp. is a spin-off of Pragma Systems, Inc. of Austin, Texas, which has a large commercial SSH server and clients installed base worldwide and a top tier client list - US Army, HSBC, Cisco, McKesson Change Healthcare, Microsoft & Oracle Cloud. With SSH's growing use in the cloud, key customers approached us for broader cloud-focused security products that can offer centralized key management, SSH secured remote desktop access, browser-based remote access.

SecureFactors was founded to serve this emerging cloud-based secure access market. It offers the tightest security of SSH & SSL that are time tested and new additions like multi-factor authentication, hybrid cloud management from a browser console and use of stronger cryptography to combat cyber hacking. 95% of systems worldwide are managed through SSH. SecureFactors solutions make those task easier and faster to perform .


  • Computer Science BA, Brandeis Univ, MS Rutgers; Co-founded Pragma Systems, an enterprise software company with a large customer base worldwide; IBM Tivoli Windows Server Architect; Pragma SSH developer & security expert; Microsoft OpenSSH for Windows developer.
  • BS Journalism, Univ of Texas at Austin; Enterprise product marketing  & branding expertise; Branded corporate products as VP of Marketing at Pragma Systems.
  • Univ of Texas at Austin, BS, Physics; Co-founded Pragma Systems, an enterprise software company with a large customer base worldwide; IBM Netview/PC Architect; Pragma SSH developer & crypto expert; Microsoft OpenSSH for Windows developer.
    David S. Kulwin
    Chief Scientist

Board of Advisors

  • Considered shepherd of all SSH specifications (as he was the editor of the core SSH RFCs).
    Mr. Chris Lonvick
    ex-Director of Cisco, Austin, Texas
  • Who co-founded and sold two companies in Austin, BuildForge to IBM in 2005 and Varalogix to BMC in 2012; CEO, Trifectix, Inc.
    Mr. Timothy Wall
    A serial Austin entrepreneur
  • Head of Digital Engineering, Cognizant; ex-CIO/CTO of E*Trade, Mellon, Russel Investments & Merrill Lynch
    Mr. Hasan Dewan, Ph.D
    Senior Vice President, Cognizant, USA