James Lyne, Director of Technology Strategy at Sophos. James’s day-to-day responsibilities include evaluating and analysing key business and technology trends to inform Sophos’s technology vision. He also works with many of the world’s largest enterprises and critical infrastructure owners, advising them on their IT security strategy.

With a collection of academic awards and industry certifications James also works with educational bodies to improve awareness, which is the most important component of security. James has a strong background in maths, focused on cryptography, and a detailed understanding of computer threats.