Our Story

Founded in 2011 by security industry veteran John Ford, Sienna Group has focused on protecting organizations most sensitive data, and bringing visibility to their security posture up to the Board/CXO level. As a former Fortune 500 CISO and CCO, Ford’s unique perspective has served as a foundation to Sienna’s “practical” approach to providing services to its clients. Since its inception, Sienna Group has stayed true to its mission of leveraging and optimizing existing technology investments. With an unbiased vendor agnostic approach, Sienna is able to work on behalf of its customers to provide the most cost effective and highest quality solution.We have a passion for helping our customers succeed, whether that is with data discovery and classification, policy creation and review, meeting regulatory requirements or simply by having a real-time pulse on the overall security posture, this is what gets us excited each and every day.Our leadership team has over 100 years of Security experience combined and all of our customer facing staff have held various senior level security positions in multiple organizations.

ConnectWise announced on Dec. 5th, 2018 that it has acquired Sienna Group, a leading managed security services provider (MSSP), as the company’s first major step to lead managed service providers (MSPs) into the world of cybersecurity.

“The acquisition of Sienna Group will enable us to form the Cybersecurity Center of Excellence to educate MSPs on best practices of every aspect of cybersecurity,” said Arnie Bellini, CEO of ConnectWise. “The Sienna Group has more than 130 years of combined cybersecurity experience and understands how to provide those services to small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Our mission is to leverage this expertise to educate, support and consult MSPs in the delivery of cybersecurity services because we want every MSP to learn how to safeguard its clients’ systems and critical data.”