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MSSP Alert 2022 Top 250 MSSPs Company Profile: Decypher Technologies

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Decypher Technologies Inc., ranked No. 208 on MSSP Alert’s Top 250 MSSPs list, is a Glenwood Springs, Colorado-based company specializing in cybersecurity, managed and concierge IT services, and cellular distributed antenna systems (DAS).

Decypher Doubles Staff

Decypher CEO Farr Shepherd founded the company in 2003 that today has grown to 62 employees. More recently, when Covid dramatically changed how and where people work, Decypher adapted as well. As Shepherd explained:

“We began hiring talent remotely across the U.S. and abroad. We invested in new cybersecurity tools and hired a dedicated security and compliance engineer. As a result, Decypher doubled staff numbers and increased our ability to support and protect our clients, 24/7/365. Additionally, Decypher is proud to consistently earn five-star ratings from our team on Glassdoor.”

He emphasized that hiring remote staff in multiple time zones to support clients 24 hours a day, defining our cybersecurity assessments, and investing in cybersecurity tools/staff were among the company’s smartest business moves in 2022.

A Closer Look at Decypher’s Business

Decypher Technologies’ cybersecurity solutions take a "proactive a strategic approach to threat and risk reduction," according to the company. Accordingly, the company develops a security plan for each client’s tech environment, which addresses specific outcomes unique to a business’ needs.

Additionally, Decypher’s managed services help ensure that a client's technology assets are fully available and performing optimally at all times. And its cellular services enable clients to enjoy coverage in the comfort of their home or office where none was previously available. Customers deploy Decypher’s DAS to improve cellular and radio coverage in buildings and for boosting cellular coverage where cell signal is weak or nonexistent, the company explained.

Decypher also helps its clients stay compliant with automated reporting and correcting using its assessment tools. As data is collected, Decypher’s specialized network tools automatically generate required documentation for compliance, including industry specific IT risk assessment.

Jim Masters

Jim Masters is Managing Editor of MSSP Alert, and holds a B.A. degree in Journalism from Northern Illinois University. His career has spanned governmental and investigative reporting for daily newspapers in the Northwest Indiana Region and 16 years in a global internal communications role for a Fortune 500 professional services company. Additionally, he is co-owner of the Lake County Corn Dogs minor league baseball franchise, located in Crown Point, Indiana. In his spare time, he enjoys writing and recording his own music, oil painting, biking, volleyball, golf and cheering on the Corn Dogs.