With decades of collective experience in the cybersecurity industry and strong connections with law enforcement, our team focuses on rooting out the cause of these attacks and putting the bad guys in jail.
Our cybersecurity portfolio gives analysts the tools and data to understand and manage attacks from detection through to mitigation, making it a crucial part of the incident response process.
We offer uncompromising protection of our clients as an expression of our uncompromising support of free speech.
Founder and CEO
Chris is an InfoSec guy who hates the term “cyber”. He’s also the only Canadian to receive the FBI Director’s Award of Excellence, for his forensic research and effective takedown of the Mariposa botnet: one of the world’s largest malware schemes.
Not your average CEO.
COO and CFO
Jeff is a repeat founder of several successful startup companies with global operations that have spanned continents. You can count on Jeff to take ideas from a back-of-the-napkin to done — building high-performance teams along the way with an uncompromising focus on shareholder value. A USA-Canada citizen, Jeff has a Master’s in Economics from the University of the Balearic Islands, Spain, and lives in with his wife, Emilie, and 3-year old daughter Scarlett (aka the ‘boss’) in Victoria BC.
VP of Intelligence & Services
Sasha Angus runs the intelligence and services team at HYAS. With a career that straddles both the private and public sectors, Sasha and his team work closely with clients to deliver actionable intelligence and deeper visibility into the threats they face. Having lived in multiple countries, with multiple passports, and multiple languages, Sasha brings a global perspective to his work at HYAS.
Owen Matthews is a successful technology entrepreneur and investor. He is a General Partner at Wesley Clover, and Chairman of the Alacrity Foundation. Owen has founded 11 companies throughout his career.
Matt is an investing partner for M12 in the Bay Area. Previously, he was a principal at Trinity Ventures where he led investments touching a number of emerging tech sectors including containerization, 3D printing, and machine learning.
Tim has over 20 years of leadership experience in sales, marketing, and executive management at the CEO level and a deep understanding of how to drive growth for computing, security and enterprise software companies.