Dr. James Ransome is the Chief Scientist for CyberPhos, an early-stage cybersecurity startup. He is also a member of the board of directors for the Bay Area Chief Security Officer Council and serves as an adviser to ForAllSecure and Resilient Software Security.
Dr. Ransome's career includes leadership positions in the private and public sectors. He has served in three chief information security officer and four chief security officer roles before taking on Chief Product Security Officer roles over the last 11 years. During this time, he has been building and enhancing developer-centric, self-sustaining, and scalable software security programs that are holistic, cost-effective, and operationally relevant.
Brook S.E. Schoenfield is the author of Secrets Of A Cyber Security Architect (Auerbach, 2019) and Securing Systems: Applied Security Architecture and Threat Models(CRC Press, 2015). Building In Security At Agile Speed (with James Ransome, Auerbach, 2021), focuses on software security for continuous development practices and DevOps. Brook helps clients with their software security and secure design practices. He mentors technical leaders to effectively deliver security strategy. He consults as a technical leader for True Positives, LLC and SEC Consult America’s holistic security architecture services.