About Cybersec People

CyberSec People is a recruitment company that has become embedded into the infosec community. We are a proactive contributor and focused on supporting people to find the best fitting organisations for their career goals and provide customers access to cyber security talent.

We are truly dedicated to the cyber security industry and are committed to building and maintaining long-lasting relationships. We care about helping people find the right company and care about customers hiring the best fitting people both their technical skills and culture fit.

As a collective, we are fortunate to have been involved in many industry initiatives over the years; these include presenting and running workshops at conferences (BSides Canberra, BSides Perth, BSides Melbourne), hosting a podcast, co-founding a security meetup and mentoring program, and attending conferences and meetups for fun.

Ricki Burke

Director & Founder

Ricki is the Director and founder of CyberSec People. Fed up with how traditional recruitment companies operated, he started a company reflecting his values and obsession for the cyber security industry and its community.  


Dylan Thompson

Senior Consultant - Security Operations

Blue team recruiter with a technical understanding across security operations. Primarily focused across Incident Response, Forensics, Threat Hunting/Intelligence, SIEM Engineering and Security Monitoring.


Sian Burke

Operations Manager

Sian is a passionate people person, with a wealth of experience across industries including research consulting, events and healthcare. Sian ensures the smooth running of day to day business and does her best to keep the team in check from falling down the rabbit hole.


Bradley Steinbach

Senior Consultant - Governance, Risk Management & Compliance

Bradley specializes in talent acquisition in Governance, Risk Management & Compliance.


Joel Kaithavelil

Consultant - Governance, Risk Management & Compliance

Joel’s passion for financial literacy and business guided him to study Commerce, his passion for helping people guided him to financial planning, and now his passion for technology, problem-solving and helping facilitate growth has brought him to CyberSec People.


Brad Brown

Consultant - Security Engineering

Technical Security Recruiter | Security Engineering | Application Security | Cloud Security | DevSecOps | Product Security | Penetration Testing


Liam Toope

Consultant - U.S. Security Engineering

U.S. Technical Security Recruiter | Security Engineering | Application Security | Cloud Security | DevSecOps | Product Security | Penetration Testing


Our Values

CyberSec People care about the industries we support. We build longstanding relationships while offering a high-level consultative approach to recruiting. To help us achieve this, we are committed to the following:

Opportunity for All

Our number one focus is to ensure organisations hire the best person, not just the best applicant. We support candidates to showcase themselves in the most effective way and help organisations see through job titles and identify what makes someone a great fit for their needs and culture.

Information gathering, Information sharing

We believe asking the right questions is the secret to a successful pairing of company, role and candidate. CyberSec People work to ask and share the most useful and important answers for both candidates and employers, making the business of recruitment an effective one.


CyberSec People is an active participant in the infosec community, providing thought leadership and industry support through our passion and expertise in all things cyber security and recruitment. Above all, we value trusted relationships with everyone we work with, placing integrity at the heart of everything we do.

CyberSec People in the Community

Box Hill TAFE
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Kiwicon 2018
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BSides Perth sponsorship
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So many locks :)
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Evidence tampering @ OzSecCon
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Secure Utilities 2017
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