Meet the Instructor

James Walker

Red Team Lead and Penetration Tester, Amazon

James Walker’s career in the IT industry spans more than 15 years and includes experience in system administration, software development and information security. For the majority of his career, he worked in information security for a large regional financial institution with a focus on identity management, compliance and penetration testing. In his current role he focuses on attacking and improving the security posture for his company’s technologies and initiatives. He volunteers on the Red Team for the Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition and enjoys learning new technologies and researching how to break them.