James Gimbi was a consultant at Mandiant, a FireEye company. He performed breach investigations and guided cyber strategy for clients in government and the Global 500, spanning defense, finance, healthcare, professional services, and other industries across four continents. He produced the Security Operations Center for a top Asia-Pacific bank and reviewed the DHS National Cyber Incident Response Plan. Gimbi developed and taught security courses for federal law enforcement, conferences, and private clients. Gimbi holds a B.S. with honors from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Information Security & Forensics. At RIT, he published research on covert channels, studied politics, and worked co-ops with Mandiant, BOCES, and Cisco Systems.