Director, EMEA at SANS and Director of Technology Strategy at security firm Sophos. James comes from a background in cryptography but over the years has worked in a wide variety of security problem domains including anti-malware and hacking. James spent many years as a hands-on analyst dealing with deep technical issues and is a self-professed "massive geek". Eventually James escaped dark rooms and learned some social skills, and today is a keen presenter at conferences and industry events. With a wide range of experience working in a technical and a strategic capacity from incident response to forensics with some of the world's largest and most paranoid organisations James participates in industry panels, policy groups, and is a frequently-called-upon expert advisor all over the world. James is a frequent guest lecturer and often appears in the media including national TV. As a young spokesperson for the industry James is extremely passionate about talent development and participates in initiatives to identify new talent for the industry and to develop it. Ask James to show you his best geek party trick.
James Lyne made this course a tremendous experience. James made it his personal mission to make sure he carried everyone with him no matter what their skill level is. Outstanding! - S. Khan, EADS-NA