CyberMarket & Democratisation/Globalisation of CyberSecurity Consulting – Gordon Draper – PSW #703

July 23, 2021 is a marketplace where CyberSecurity Consultancies and clients can find each other. There is a growing trend where CyberSecurity Consultants recognize the gap between what they are worth to a consultancy as being sold out for a daily rate compared to what they get paid. There are a number of consultants who are leaving consultancies to start the next generation of independent / boutique consultancies but they don’t have a sales pipeline and sales staff like their old consultancies do. is a place to help facilitate the sales pipeline for cybersecurity consultancies of various sizes.

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CyberMarket & Democratisation/Globalisation of CyberSecurity Consulting


Gordon Draper

Gordon Draper - Founder and CEO at

Gordon Draper is the Director and CEO of the which is a marketplace connecting CyberSecurity Consultancies and clients together. has regions covering USA, India and Australia to start with covering all forms of CyberSecurity services from Red Teaming, to Incident Response teams to GRC and CyberSecurity Awareness. He is also the Director and CEO of the CyberSecurity Consultancy which includes clients in the Banking and Finance Industry. He has over 20 years’ experience in the IT Industry and oversees services including Red Teaming, Penetration Testing, Incident Response, Governance Risk and Compliance including Cyber Security Assurance. He has developed Cyber Security Questionnaires based on the NIST 800-53 Controls Framework, ISO 27k and CSA-CCM which assess Vendor’s solutions for clients. He has presented at International Conference Defcon 27 and in Australia the SecTalks monthly community meetings covering previous research into Bitcoin Hackers trying to steal money from a bitcoin honeypot. In his spare time he hunts for Bug Bounties, is investigating vehicle 2 everything (v2x) and develops training courses for the next generation of Info Sec professionals.


Jeff Man

Jeff Man - #HackingisNotaCrime Advocate, Sr. InfoSec Consultant at Online Business Systems


Cryptanalyst, infosec analyst, pioneering ex-NSA pen tester, PCI specialist and certified security curmudgeon. Currently a Sr. InfoSec Consultant for Online Business Systems.

Lee Neely

Lee Neely - Senior Cyber Analyst at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


Lee Neely is a senior IT and security professional at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) with over 25 years of experience. He has been involved in many aspects of IT from system integration and quality testing to system and security architecture since 1986. He has had extensive experience with a wide variety of technology and applications from point implementations to enterprise solutions. Lee has worked with securing information systems since he installed his first firewall in 1989.

Paul Asadoorian

Paul Asadoorian - Founder at Security Weekly


Paul Asadoorian is the founder of Security Weekly, which was acquired by CyberRisk Alliance. Paul spent time “in the trenches” implementing security programs for a lottery company and then a large university. Paul is offensive, having spent several years as a penetration tester. As Product Evangelist for Tenable Network Security, Paul built a library of materials on the topic of vulnerability management. When not hacking together embedded systems (or just plain hacking them) or coding silly projects in Python, Paul can be found researching his next set of headphones.

Tyler Robinson

Tyler Robinson - Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc and Founder & CEO of Dark Element at Trimarc Security


As the Managing Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc, Tyler leads a team of high-performance security professionals within the offensive security field by simulating sophisticated adversaries and creating scalable offensive security platforms using the latest techniques as seen in the wild. With over 2 decades of experience, Tyler specializes in Red Teaming, APT threat modeling, blackbox network penetration testing, and Physical/Social-Engineering. Tyler has presented at multiple conferences including BSides, DefCon and Blackhat panels, SANS security events and to multiple branches of the military.


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