James McCloskey Info-Tech Analyst

Senior Research Director and Executive Advisor, Security & Risk at Info-Tech Research Group

27 Years in IT

James McCloskey is a Senior Research Director, Security and Risk with Info-Tech Research Group. James has over 20 years of experience in IT, with an extensive background in information security and networking. At Info-Tech, James' focus includes working with members to understand their security a...

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James McCloskey is a Senior Research Director, Security and Risk with Info-Tech Research Group. James has over 20 years of experience in IT, with an extensive background in information security and networking. At Info-Tech, James' focus includes working with members to understand their security and risk-related challenges; identifying effective people, process, and technology solutions to those challenges, as well as opportunities where Info-Tech research, publications, and services can help members accelerate solution implementation; and working closely with Security & Risk research analysts to guide research initiatives that will provide maximum benefit to Info-Tech's members.

Prior to joining Info-Tech, James was the Central Information Security Officer at the University of Western Ontario, where he worked closely with system and network administrators, information owners, and University leaders to ensure the ongoing confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Western’s information systems.

Earlier in his career, James was the Information Security Officer at General Dynamics Land Systems Canada, where he worked with management and IT staff to deliver secure connectivity and collaboration solutions for a highly-mobile defense-contracting workforce. Prior experiences in consulting for the financial services industry and working on special projects for the deregulated Canadian long distance industry have also contributed to James’ expertise in delivering innovative and secure IT solutions and guidance in a wide variety of regulatory contexts.

James holds a Bachelor of Sciences (Physics) degree from Bishop’s University, and has held the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) designation since 2001.

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Info-Tech Research Group
602 Queens Avenue London, ON, Canada N6B 1Y8
251 - 1000 Employees
www.infotech.com
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