About Pervade

Pervade Software is an independent software vendor with strong roots in the capital of Wales and three award-winning products.

OpView™  is the most flexible security monitoring system on the market which leverages a completely new database architecture to collect, correlate and report on all data types so you can successfully monitor security (SIEM), vulnerability, configuration & availability (SOC), performance, asset & flow (NOC) all in a single configurable system.

OpAudit™ is a brand new kind of compliance tracking solution which gathers & manages all evidence of compliance with all policies in a single system so you can successfully track answers & evidence from contributors (attestations), technical data from devices (audit) and questionnaires from staff & supply chain (assessments) for both externals standards and internal policies and audits.

OpIndex™ is the most accurate and comprehensive Dark Web Intelligence solution on the market with unique Spider software that is custom-built to circumvent anonymisation measures and circumnavigate routing relays in order to Search and/or Index content with Reporting and Alerting as well as offensive capabilities to disrupt threat actors who operate in the Dark Web.

Pervade Software is used by a wide range of private and public sector clients operating in more than 80 countries, along with partners ranging from independent consultants to global managed security service providers.

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Pervade Software have signed the Armed Forces Covenant
and received a Silver Employer Recognition Scheme Award

Upcoming Events

Cybersec 2020

Online | 28th September to 30th September

Cybersec Global 2020

Launched in 2015, CYBERSEC is a successful and well-established annual public policy conference dedicated to strategic security aspects of the global technology revolution. Having responded to the need for trust-based, multilateral and cross-sectoral cooperation, CYBERSEC has quickly gone beyond a typical conference format, giving rise to a thriving international community experts and professionals.

Pervade Software regularly attend this event and we are proud to be supporting the organisers once again as an online presenter.

CYBERSEC Global 2020 will rally under the banner Together Against Adversarial Internet because the Internet, one of the greatest inventions of the last century that completely transformed our lives, is rapidly moving us to a new, fully digital world. From the very beginning of the humankind history, each innovation was always accompanied by new threats. New technology enabled both the well-being of societies and the adversarial, malicious activities.

The main topics of CYBERSEC Global 2020 will follow the four traditional CYBERSEC thematic streams - Business, Defence, State & Future.


Newport | 11th May to 12th May

CYBERUK is the UK government’s flagship cyber security event. Hosted by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), it features world-class speakers, solutions and opportunities for interaction between the public and private sectors. You will be briefed on the evolving cyber threat and how we must respond as individuals and as a community to keep Britain safe in cyberspace.

This year Pervade Software will be taking a Stand at this prestigious event as it comes to Wales for the first time to showcase the brand new solutions that are being rolled out in UK Police Forces and ROCUs to help with the fight against cyber crime, including Cyber Alarm™, Cyber Response™ and OpIndex™ Dark Web Intelligence Gathering.

Attended by over 2500 delegates, CYBERUK is the authoritative event for the UK’s cyber security community. It demonstrates what we can do together as teams, as departments and as organisations to deliver a digital Britain that leads the world in cyber resilience.

CYBERUK 2021 is an opportunity for the whole cyber security community to meet, discuss business needs, review the changing threat landscape and clarify their responsibilities.

InfoSec 2021

London Olympia | 8th June to 10th June

Over three days the infosec industry comes together as more than 400+ international exhibitors of security solutions meet with 19,500+ industry professionals looking to learn about and buy state-of-the-art products.

This interactive event offers visitors a unique opportunity to touch and test brand new products, and attend an extensive range of free educational sessions.

Shaping future global industry trends, Infosecurity Europe offers the most cost-effective business and networking opportunities for the world’s information security community.

Come and chat with the Pervade team upstairs next to the Cyber Innovation Zone at Stand R143 to see the brand new OpIndex™ Dark Web Intelligence solution in action.

Latest News

Pervade is voted “Provider of the Week”

24th August 2020

CyberWatching EU has voted Pervade Software "Provider of the Week" for its OpView™, OpAudit™, and OpIndex™ product suite.

The European observatory of research and innovation in the field of cybersecurity and privacy is funded under the European Commission's H2020 programme, this brand-new project will contribute to making the Digital Single Market a safer place by promoting the uptake and understanding of cutting-edge cybersecurity and privacy services which emerge from Research and Innovation initiatives across Europe.

First to benefit are SMEs who will have unlimited access to project information and also to a Marketplace of new services to help improve their cybersecurity offering.

In its four-year lifetime, Cyberwatching.eu will also play a key role in policy discussions.  In its mission to democratise cybersecurity for all, the project directly responds to the objectives of the recently signed contractual Public-Private Partnership on cybersecurity (c-PPP) which could become the reference framework for research and innovation initiatives across Europe.

As the online hub for research and innovation in cybersecurity & privacy in Europe, the Cyberwatching.eu website offers European citizens a single gateway to innovative and trustworthy ICT products, services and software which take fundamental rights, such as privacy, into consideration.

Emerging Technologies Digi-Conference

19th August 2020

Pervade Software were proud to be asked to join a Panel Discussion on the Emerging Technologies Government Digi-Conference - Middle East.

As restrictions are globally easing and the world is learning to live with the Covid-19 pandemic and adapt itself to the new norm, GCC countries are resorting to digitalisation to ensure business continuity and effective delivery of public services. In fact, in The United Arab Emirates has recently announced an ambitious plan to convert 50% of its government centers into virtual platforms.

This virtual conference brought together senior government officials leading the digital transformation, business continuity, and advanced technology implementation to explore latest solutions and technology developments and their implementation challenges.

The Panel titled "Technology review - Capitalising on key emerging technologies to enhance public service for individuals and businesses" included the following panelists:

  • Adib Tayeb Al Madani, Head of Smart Services Section, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, United Arab Emirates
  • John Davies, Executive Director of Pervade Software, Co-founder & Chair of the Cyber Wales Ecosystem, Wales
  • Mohamed Alaisah, Head of IT Division, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority, United Arab Emirates
  • Mohammed Shouli, Head of Portals and e-Government Division, Queen Rania Center for Information Technology, Jordan

Pervade at ISE 2019

5th December 2019

Pervade returned to the International Security Expo this year being held in London Olympia to discuss our latest advancements and how our OpView™, OpAudit™, and OpIndex™ product suite, currently being used by Police and commercial organisations to identify threats that would otherwise be invisible until it was too late, can give you a unified view of your security through ubiquitous monitoring, through-time compliance tracking and dark web intelligence.

John was also invited to discuss how searching and indexing works on the dark web and how organisations can find out what information is available about them and their staff.

This event, formerly the UK Security Expo, showcases over 1,000 of the latest innovative security products.

International Security Expo was free-to-attend and united the entire security community allowing shared learning and collaboration from Government, CNI, Law Enforcement, Military, Major Events, Transport & Borders, Cyber Security, Facilities and Public and Private sectors.

ISE featured a major-scale exhibition including a series of CPD certified conferences, workshops and interactive features exploring considerations of security from initial design through to technologies to secure and in the event of an attack the capabilities to respond.

There was a number of Zones, including Protecting Urban Spaces, Drone & Counter-drone systems, Live Demonstration areas and of course a Cyber Zone which features a TechUK Pavilion. There was also a Live Test Lab Zone and Product Innovation Theatre showcasing and explaining current and emerging solutions to mitigate the latest risks.

In addition, ISE 2019 was also co-located with International Disaster Response Expo 2019 on the same dates at the same venue, the free-to-attend visitor passes are access all areas allowing entrance to both shows.

Pervade team members join ABF The Soldiers' Charity Cycle Ride

Management Team

John Davies

Managing Director

John co-founded Pervade Software and is responsible for all commercial activity including the management of all channel partners globally.

John is a Welsh speaker and the Co-founder & Chair of Cyber Wales, the largest cyber cluster of its kind in the UK, pro-actively supporting the UK National Cyber Security Strategy to make the UK the safest place to do business in cyberspace.

John has also chaired the Wales Cyber Resilience Board, a Welsh Government Steering Committee working with the National Cyber Security Centre to enhance cyber resilience across Welsh Public Sector organisations and providing policy and best practice advice for the Private Sector.

John has been a Mentor on cyber incubators and accelerators, a Sessional Lecturer on MBA courses and is committed to helping to close the skills gap in cyber security by participating on the Curriculum Advisory Boards of both Cardiff University and the University of South Wales where he regularly runs sessions for the National Cyber Security Academy.

Leveraging his military background, he plays an active role helping military personnel and their families as Chairman of the Regional Employer Engagement Group for Wales as well as raising money for armed forces charities through his passion for cycling.

Josi Kaal

Director of Marketing

Josi joined Pervade in 2012 and is responsible for overseeing all marketing activities from direct marketing, telesales, collateral and event management.

Josi's incredible organisation and planning capabilities were formed in a teaching career during which she rose to the top of the pay scale and senior management positions in leading schools.

After taking a "gap year" when her daughter finished university to travel the world with her, Josi began a very successful career change working in operational roles in huge global corporations such as Cummins and then specialising in marketing for IT companies such as PCG International and EssentialNET.

The Pervade Team attend around 20 events a year, speaking at the majority of them and exhibiting at about half of them. Managing Pervade's contribution to these events, which include venues in the USA, Europe and the Middle East is no easy task but Josi works very hard to ensure everything goes smoothly.

Jonathan Davies

Director of Engineering

Jonathan is co-founder of Pervade Software and is responsible for product development as well as all support and installation services.

Before helping to form Pervade, Jonathan served as the Head of Operations for Europe, Middle East & Africa for eIQnetworks, a Gartner ranked SIEM company based in the US.

In a wide ranging career in the cyber security industry, Jonathan has worked in various technical roles including firewall administrator, penetration tester specialising in application vulnerability testing, security analyst and project architect.

Jonathan has worked in some of the biggest Security Operations Centres in the world on design, integration and platform management projects. The gaps in system capabilities and workflow challenges he experienced prompted his work to "find a better way" which culminated in award-winning Pervade Software Platform.

Jon is a keen cyclist and regularly leads the Pervade Team out on charity rides to raise money for the company's chosen military charities.

Pervade Software on a Help for Heroes charity ride

Useful Resources


Pervade OpView Brochure

Pervade OpView Day In The Life Brochure

Pervade OpAudit Brochure

Pervade OpAudit Day In The Life Brochure


Pervade CTO, Jonathan Davies, in a studio interview for The Telegraph explaining why using multiple monitoring systems for security simply doesn't work.

This video is a keynote speech given by John Davies of Pervade at the Nuclear Industry Cyber Security Conference in Cardiff

Pervade CTO Jonathan Davies explores attack types that do not generate logs and would be hidden from today's Security Operations Center.


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