James Lyne

Company: Sophos

Job Title: Global Head of Security Research

James Lyne

James Lyne is global head of security research at the security firm Sophos. He is a self-professed ‘massive geek’ and has technical expertise spanning a variety of the security domains from forensics to offensive security. Lyne has worked with many organisations on security strategy, handled a number of severe incidents and is a frequent industry advisor. He is a certified instructor at the SANS institute and often a headline presenter at industry conferences.

Lyne is a big believer that one of the biggest problems of security is making it accessible and interesting to those outside the security industry. As a result, he takes every opportunity to educate on security threats and best practice always featuring live demonstrations and showing how the cyber criminals do it.

Lyne has given multiple TED talks, including at the main TED event. He’s also appeared on a long list of national TV programs to educate the public including CNN, NBC, BBC News and Bill Maher.

As a spokesperson for the industry, he is passionate about talent development, regularly participating in initiatives to identify and develop new talent for the industry.

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James Lyne Seminars

  • PANEL: Future of Cyber Security Wed 4th Oct 12:20 - 13:10

    PANEL: Future of Cyber Security

    Is it even possible to ever be fully secure? What are the very latest attack vectors? Everyone says their technology is the solution you need – what is the true picture? To help you answer these questions and many others we have assembled what is probably the finest collection of cyber security experts in the world. This is an extraordinary opportunity to get access to the most current thinking and truly understand what the future has in store for us all.

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    Wed 4th Oct 12:20 to 13:10

    IP EXPO Keynote

  • Brought to you by Sophos Wed 4th Oct 14:20 - 14:50

    Brought to you by Sophos

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    James Lyne

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    Wed 4th Oct 14:20 to 14:50

    IP EXPO Keynote

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