James C. Foster

Chief Executive Officer, Riskive
James C. Foster is the Founder and CEO of Riskive, The Next Generation Threat Management Company. Foster is an industry veteran and a world-renown thought leader on cyber security. He’s published over a dozen books, is a patent-holder, has spoken on Capital Hill about the increase in international cyber threats, and is a recognized keynote speaker. In 2006, Foster founded the cyber security firm, Ciphent. Ciphent grew to almost 100 employees with 1000 customers by 2010 when it was acquired by Accuvant. With a three year growth rate of 8900+%, Ciphent was recognized as the #16th fastest growing private company in the US by Inc. Magazine and #1 in Maryland.