Meet the team

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.

He is a current board member of AWSN (Australian Women in Security Network), presented at conferences such as BSides Canberra, BSides Perth, AISA Cyber Con, CHCon, ComfyCon, Bugcrowd LevelUp, YASCON as well as running workshops at BSides Melbourne and BSides Perth. Is super proud to have been published in 2600 and hosts the Hacking into Security podcast.

When not in the world of "cyber", he is having Pokémon TCG battles and playing Mario Kart and Hungry Hungry Hippos with his kids.

Dylan Thompson

Cyber Security Recruiter

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

Privacy preacher and OSINT observer, enjoys late night CTFs on TryHackMe and long talks on the breach.

Jackson Shadbolt

Cybersecurity Recruitment Consultant

Jackson brings a strong customer service background, with a Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management & Marketing, and 7 years of experience delivering friendly and personalised customer experiences. He then transitioned into recruitment in 2019, building up knowledge about the world of cyber security along the way.

Although working in a once new industry, Jackson’s approach has not changed and he is focused on delivering a friendly and seamless process for all involved in the recruitment process. His security interests are around red team engagements, particularly anything to do with social engineering and risk.

Outside of work, you will find Jackson on a tennis court somewhere in Melbourne, as that's where he spends most of his time. Like most Melburnians, he is an avid AFL fan and is ready for a healthy debate on your team choice at any moment.

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

Cyber Security Recruiter

With an undeniable passion for all things IT, Cyber Security and all things people, Bradley joins us originally from Canada. Bradley finds a huge amount of satisfaction assisting companies in procuring talent and seeing the effect that these individuals have on the online safety of their businesses, clients and the industry as a whole.

Prior to joining CyberSec People, Bradley worked in residential real estate sales in Albert Park, which developed him into a confident, personable professional. He is known for and has been acknowledged throughout his career for his dedication to customer service.

Bradley specialises in talent acquisition in the sector of Security Engineering, Cloud Security, Application Security. On weekends, Bradley can be found building custom PCs, training his hacking skills and increasing his industry knowledge on TryHackMe.com and spending time with his family, enjoying everything Melbourne has to offer.

Charles Hein Wroth

Advisor

Charles has been working in cybersecurity recruiting for the last 5 years and has amassed a wealth of experience and understanding into the inner workings or positions at a technical level. Charles is a vested contributor to the infosec community and goes by "AngusRed" with his peers. In the community, Angus is a BSides Cape Town Co-Organizer,  BSides ORL Volunteer, Def Con Blue Team Village Staff member, and Lead of Careers and Red Team Village volunteer. He has worked with The Diana Initiative, CyberSec Africa, Circle City Con Furthermore has spoken at a few conferences and conducts OSINT with Trace Labs Missing Persons, Missing Children South Africa and the NCPTF.

Charles has come on board as an advisor to CyberSec People on the technical aspects of their security roles, further supporting the wealth of knowledge held by Ricki Burke.

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