Team

Fort delivers accurate and easy-to-use anti-spam and anti-virus security software. Our developers are pioneers in open source software development. We re-invest in our product by updating our software to ensure our customers get the most reliable spam and virus protection available.
Protecting Clients Since 1994.

Steve Swaney – President

Steve Swaney founded the successful New York consulting firms, Summit Computers and Fusion Systems. For the last ten years he has provided UNIX Systems Architecture consulting services to major Wall Street firms. Steve has spent seven of the last ten years consulting for Goldman Sachs. He resigned from Goldman in November 2002 to start Fort Systems Ltd. He is responsible for the administration, overall management and customer relations for Fort Systems.

Julian Field – Chief Technology Officer

Julian Field has achieved worldwide recognition as the lead developer of MailScanner. Julian has spent the last four years developing and perfecting MailScanner. He believes that the emergence of spam is crippling the Internet and is a firm believer in the open source movement’s ability to solve this problem. He is responsible for the ongoing development of MailScanner and consulting for Enterprise accounts.

Robin Bains – Business Development Manager

Robin Bains has been on the forefront of sales for many companies. He headed Sales/Marketing for Faronics Technology, makers of the world renowned DeepFreeze product. Robin founded Bains Digital Tech to serve the educational market with a cost effective and reliable Antivirus gateway solution. He is responsible for the Sales and Marketing efforts of Fort Systems Limited.

Steve Freegard – Director of Development

Steve Freegard has been a Systems & Network Administrator for the past 7 years and is an open-source enthusiast who installed MailScanner at his workplace and then wrote MailWatch to fulfil a requirement for an easy to use front-end for management and reporting.

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