Jim Broome

Jim Broome, President at DirectDefense, is a seasoned IT/IS veteran with 20+ years of information security experience in both consultative and operational roles. Broome leads DirectDefense, where he is responsible for the day-to-day management of the company, as well as providing guidance and direction for DirectDefense’s security service offerings.

Previously, he was a Director with AccuvantLABS where he managed, developed, and performed information security assessments for organizations across multiple industries, while also developing and growing a team of consultants in his charge.

Prior to AccuvantLABS, Jim was a principal security consultant with ISS and their X-force penetration testing team.

Broome has also developed and provided training courses on several security products, including being a primary author of the CheckPoint Software CCSA/CCSE/CCSI training program, as well as creating and delivering numerous client-focused training programs and events.