Paul Kenealy, Director of Intelligence
Paul has a 15 year career in Information Security, seeing him work across Government, Finance and Professional Services in Threat Intelligence strategy and transformation roles. Paul worked in cyber threat analysis at the Ministry of Defence, before becoming the UK lead for Cyber Threat Intelligence Service development whilst at KPMG. Paul also speaks Russian, having completed a BA(Hons) in Russian and Soviet Studies. Subsequently, Paul received his MSc in Information Security from Royal Holloway University.
Ben Walton, Threat Intelligence Manager, UK
Ben Walton joined Digital Shadows in 2015 and oversees daily operations for the UK intelligence operations team. He has a 1st class BSc in Intelligence and Security, and previously worked for Telefónica’s Global Cyber Security team. A former Royal Marines Commando, he served for eight years specializing in intelligence and counter-terrorism.
Ashley Tanner, Threat Intelligence Manager, US
Ashley Tanner has nine years of experience across government and private sector as an intelligence analyst. Prior to joining Digital Shadows Ashley served in the U.S. Navy for five years and worked as a U.S. Army civilian teaching an intelligence course. She holds a Masters in Intelligence, Security Studies and Analysis. She is also Adjunct faculty for an undergraduate intelligence program.
Mark Tibbs, Intelligence Development Manager
Mark Tibbs worked in intelligence in UK national law enforcement for eight years before joining Digital Shadows. He has experience leading and coordinating teams and operations against international organized criminal groups, and worked extensively with international government, law enforcement and private sector partners. Mark has a passionate interest in the cybercrime threat landscape, and holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Forensic Computing and Cybercrime investigation from University College Dublin.
Matt Welch, Collections Manager
Matt Welch is a security and intelligence professional with over 15 years’ experience in both public and private sectors across North America, Europe and the Middle East. Matt’s previous responsibilities included mitigating the impact of complex technical threats, and implementing effective preventative solutions. Matt attended the Canadian Police College of Canada for studies in Intelligence, as well as the Royal Military College of Canada, in the Bachelor of Military Arts and Science (BMASc) programme.