James is the CEO and co-founder of cado security, he has over 14 years experience in helping global organisations tackle sophisticated cyber espionage and criminal campaigns. James has a deep passion for cyber incident response, forensics and cyber crisis. His background includes a career in intelligence previously leading Australia's National Incident Response capability as the Assistant Director of Operations at the Australian Signals Directorate. After moving to the UK in 2013 James started with PwC to help build and lead the Cyber Incident Response service.
We founded Cado Security right in the midst of the pandemic in April 2020, as enterprises were shifting to the cloud, to enable their remote workforces to successfully work from anywhere. This uptick in the cloud introduced new complexities and risks enterprises had never seen before. Security teams didn’t have the time to become experts in the cloud amidst the shift, and hackers noticed.15 July 2021