James Chappell

Chief Innovation Officer and co-Founder
James Chappell
James has led teams in InfoSec and Cybersecurity since 1997, working across the private sector and government organizations helping them to understand the technical aspects of information security. James spent over ten years of his career as a security architect and deputy head of the Information Security profession at BAE Systems Detica; he previously worked at Nortel Networks in the United States. James has always been fascinated by innovative ways of counteracting the growth of crime and fraud in computer networks and developing effective ways of measuring and managing the security big picture. In 2011 this journey led to an exploration of digital footprints, and their impact on the security of the modern business. James is a regular speaker at technology events and cybersecurity conferences across the globe and is regularly quoted in the press.

Recent Posts by James Chappell

SecDevOps: Continued Database Exposures Point to Growing Challenges

September 24, 2019

Last week, we learned that millions of Ecuadorian’s personal details had been exposed by a misconfigured ElasticSearch database. This is …

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Breach! An Analysis of the Modern Digital Breach, with Cyber Defense Lab’s CEO, Bob Anderson

August 22, 2019

Just prior to the BlackHat & DEFCON, my colleague Rick Holland and I were fortunate to share some time in …

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Enabling Soi Dog’s Digital Transformation: A Case Study

May 8, 2019

At the beginning of this year I was introduced to Spencer Hardy, the IT manager for an animal charity called …

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Introducing Our Practical Guide to Reducing Digital Risk

February 12, 2019

Download a copy of A Practical Guide to Reducing Digital Risk   Digital Footprints and Digital Shadows Back when Al …

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Don’t Just Read Intelligence: Learn From It

January 17, 2019

The Importance of Learning in Cyber Security Those unfamiliar with the field of computer security, reading the news headlines about …

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7 Ways The Digital Risk Revolution Changes Risk and Compliance – Webinar Key Insights

May 30, 2018

Lockpath’s Vice President of Development Tony Rock and I recently conducted a webinar titled “7 Ways the Digital Risk Revolution …

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Data Privacy Day: 8 Key Recommendations for GDPR Readiness

January 26, 2018

This Sunday is Data Privacy Day, “an international effort held annually on January 28th to create awareness about the importance …

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Spidey-sense for the people

June 23, 2016

If you liked Marvel’s SpiderMan then you will recognize the special Spidey-sense skill that Peter Parker possessed. The skill refers …

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Forecasting the implications for cybersecurity in Britain after Thursday’s referendum

June 21, 2016

On Thursday, the United Kingdom goes to the polls to vote on one of the most important and contentious referendums …

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Digital Shadows honored as Bloomberg Business Top Innovator

January 26, 2016

We’re pleased to announce that Bloomberg Business has named Digital Shadows as one of the top breakthrough and disruptive businesses …

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