About Us

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Sidechain is a data security consulting firm. We specialize in solutions that safeguard your company’s most critical asset: Your data. For 20 years, clients have trusted us to build and support their security efforts.

Sidechain frees your business from the uncertainty and fear of disruption caused by the risk of cyberattacks, breaches of privacy, or lost customer trust. Our hands-on approach makes decades of data security expertise available to any sized business to develop, implement, and support cybersecurity solutions to give your company peace of mind.

From on-premises to the cloud, unleash your business and focus on what you do best.

Our commitment to customer success is why leading companies like Google, Wells Fargo, IBM, Zoom, Visa, and Sony trust Sidechain.

Based in Portland, Oregon, Sidechain delivers professional services and cybersecurity training to companies ranging from global Fortune 1000’s to small businesses.

Andrew Lance

Andrew Lance

Founder and CEO

Andrew Lance is the Founder and CEO of Sidechain Security. With over two decades of experience and vast industry knowledge, Andrew has helped countless companies to assess, design, implement, and support their data security efforts. As a former regional manager at global data security firm, Vormetric, Andrew helped grow the company into a recognized security leader. Sidechain combines Andrew’s enterprise expertise with his commitment to a best-in-class customer experience.

Ian Hameroff

Ian Hameroff

Head of Marketing and Partnerships

Ian Hameroff leads marketing and partnership at Sidechain Security. Ian is an award-winning product marketer, advisor, and speaker with more than two decades of global B2B experience. He has held marketing and product leadership roles at several of the world’s leading technology companies, including Microsoft, Nintex, ExtraHop, Promethean World, and Computer Associates (now Broadcom, Inc.).

Dwain Engel

Dwain Engel

Senior Security Engineer

Dwain Engel is the senior data security engineer at Sidechain Security. He is responsible for technical services delivery for Sidechain’s clients. Dwain is a Thales CipherTrust expert with over a decade of enterprise IT experience specializing in networking, data security, cloud platforms, and Kubernetes. Dwain joined Sidechain from Johnson Controls.

Devin Moss

Devin Moss

Content Manager

Devin Moss is responsible for content development and editorial strategy to promote customer success at Sidechain Security. Devin has over seven years of experience in writing and development content, including in journalism, law, academia, and for B2B and B2C. He is a graduate of Cornell University and the University of San Diego. 

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