James Gannon

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Country: Ireland
Email: james [at] cyberinvasion.net

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James Gannon is a Senior Cyber-Security Consultant for Novartis AG a global healthcare and pharmaceutical company. Involved in ICANN for a number of years focussed on security and governance activities he currently serves of both the Customer Standing Committee and the Second Security, Stability and Resilience Review Team as a GNSO appointee. He was highly involved in the IANA transition in both with the CWG and the CCWG work streams.

Formerly Security and Privacy Practice Lead at Cyber Invasion Ltd, a Security and Risk management consultancy based in Dublin, Ireland. His commercial clients include Fortune 500 companies in Dublin and Los Angeles. He works extensively with non-profits and at risk charities to educate their employees and staff on the ground in the areas of secure communication technologies and operational security matters. Coming from an engineering background he quickly found his calling working to secure companies operating in the medial and biotech spaces. He has worked extensively with startups based in the US to build security and privacy programs from the ground up. He has extensive background working with regulators including the FDA, IMB and various European medical authorities to bring security to the processes and devices that are used to save lives and help prevent suffering across the world.

Mr. Gannon serves on the advisory board to ENISA (European Network and Information Security Agency) specializing in the areas of medical device security and industrial control systems and high end manufacturing systems security.

He has recently been working heavily on Internet Governance matters with a focus on Privacy and Security in ICANN as a member of the Non Commercial Users Constituency (NCUC)

His first face to face experience was the CWG and CCWG meetings in Istanbul and his first ICANN meeting was ICANN53 in Buenos Aires.