What is PerSEC eXpress?

A Game Changer

We provide industrial security as a service to your organization.

We can handle all the facility clearance processing, security clearance processing, and EOD to federal suitability contracts. Get your people billable faster! And don’t forget your insider threat program. We can handle that, too.

PerSEC eXpress is your prescription for fast, easy, and compliant Industrial Security.

A Trusted Provider of Enterprise Personnel Risk Management Software Solutions

PerSEC eXpress is a division of CANDA Solutions, a leading software and services provider specializing in case management and streamlined innovative solutions.

CANDA Solutions specializes in the Personnel Security and Insider Threat Defense marketplace within the commercial sector and Federal Government.

We are dedicated to delivering the most comprehensive, cost efficient, and dynamic Personnel Security case management tool in the industry.

CANDA Solutions is led by seasoned IT consultants with unprecedented technical experience. Chris Hagenbuch and Andrew Razumovsky specialize in case management, Personnel Security, Risk/Threat Assessment requirements and standards.

We’ve taken great care to stay at the forefront of the product life-cycle, investing in high-quality service delivery and continued research and development.

As the next generation’s solution, PerSEC eXpress closes the gap on time and expense in security processing and risk management. Our singular focus on this solution serves a critical industry need to provide comprehensive, accurate, and closed-loop software.

A choice you won't regret

PerSec eXpress acts as an FSO multiplier enabling your security team to manage your National Industrial Security Program (NISP) in a way that shortens all security clearance related cycles. Through PerSec eXpress, you leverage industry best practice processes  via workflows, validations, intuitive guidance, and reporting. We’ve spent years helping large and mid-sized government contractors implement shared service centers that centrally onboards and processes Collateral, Suitability, and Public Trust, and crossovers of SCI candidates. With PerSec eXpress, you can integrate with major HRIS and Talent Management platforms to facilitate process handoffs and eliminate duplicate keying and work. Persec eXpress provides you with end-to-end industrial security management and compliance.

With Persec eXpress PLUS, we’ll augment your security team with assistant FSOs that will perform the day-to-day tasks of clearance processing, giving you time to work more strategic in protecting your company, employees, and classified information.

At the Helm


Chris Hagenbuch



Andrew Razumovsky



Chris Leonard

Chief Delivery Officer


Andy Farrell

Chief Growth Officer

Working Groups

  • Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) Security Reform Policy Council (SRPC)
  • Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) Financial Threats Task Force (FTTF)
  • Associate Director, Telecommunications Security, International Association of Cyber Security Professionals.
  • Support Team Member for the PMI Agile Community of Practice
  • The Project Management Institute, Organization Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3)
  • Founding Member of the OASIS-IDTrust: Open Reputation Management System

Speaking Engagements

  • IDTrust 2008, The 7th Symposium on Identity Trust on the Internet Panel: Open Reputation Management Systems
  • Advanced ID Systems and Commercial Biometrics 2007 Consumer Biometrics and multi-factor authentication- Enabling the Identity Transformation in Social Networking
  • Enterprise Architecture Summit 2006. Building an Agile Enterprise and Panel: Perspective on Architecture Modeling
  • Government Executive Breakfast Briefings: FISMA Six Vital Strategies
  • National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), Annual CMMI Technology Conference 2005: Process Discipline in the Information Age: Rethink the Quality Abstraction


  • Finalist in the Greater Washington Innovation Awards
  • Winner of the 2017 Global Awards for Excellence in the Case Management
  • Finalist in the Executive of the Year, Maryland Tech Council
  • Technical Lead on a Navy portal project that won the Naval Commander’s Award

Teaching Experience

  • FISMA and DIACAP Training classes
  • CISSP Bootcamp
  • Information Assurance in the real world
  • Agile Delivery Strategies for Government


  • Contributor Editor to – We are Smarter Than Me: How to Unleash the Power of Crowds in Your Business