Our vision is for cyber security to be a level playing field for all. We work towards this by making it easy for organisations to access the tools and knowledge they need to keep themselves safe online and in cyberspace.
Toby Rose is the co-founder of Clear Cut Cyber. He believes that whilst cyber security is difficult to achieve, it should not be complicated, and he is dedicated to helping businesses understand and implement their own cyber security.
With over eight years experience in the RAF Toby has a raft of practical leadership, strategy and cyber knowledge. He has developed this from working in cyber operations, IT delivery, and intelligence across government and around the world. His experience allows him to communicate effectively with a culturally diverse audience in high pressure environments.
Toby has recently completed a second masters degree in Cyber Operations at Cranfield University, researching senior leadership engagement with cyber security. Outside of work he enjoys cross country mountain biking, uphill (XC) skiing and DIY.
Jon Lorains is the co-founder of Clear Cut Cyber Ltd. He is passionate about helping businesses understand what cyber security means to them and to allow them to make informed decisions to manage their cyber risk. He seeks to combine the best aspects of his academic, operational and consulting experience to offer pragmatic and effective advice that is grounded in reality and not in hype and hyperbole. This lets businesses protect their revenue today and their competitiveness in the future.
Since starting Clear Cut Cyber with Toby, he has helped a range of clients develop and improve their cyber security programmes. He has run numerous cyber exercises and workshops, conducted CAF aligned assessment and advisory engagements, developed custom cyber training applications and co-developed a bespoke cyber training pathway.
He is a former Royal Signals officer with experience in network and service delivery and cyber operations.
He is CISSP certified and holds a Masters degree in Cyberspace Operations. Outside of work he enjoys woodworking, playing with computers, sailing and attempting to keep up with his son.
Tom is the Head of Cyber Security Consulting for Clear Cut Cyber Ltd. He believes that making cyber security as simple and understandable as possible is the best way to help organisations protect and grow their businesses.
Tom spent over 11 years in the UK Royal Navy, ultimately specialising in cyber threat intelligence, and the planning and execution of cyber operations. During his time in industry, he has helped provide cyber security solutions for small and large businesses, as well as demanding military and government organisations. Tom draws on this experience to offer customers clear and relevant cyber security advice which is tailored to their needs. This results in effective, efficient and manageable solutions.
Tom is a CIISec Certified Cyber Professional (Risk Management), has an NCSC-accredited Masters degree in Information Security, and is CISSP Certified. Outside of work he enjoys hill running, cycling and carpentry.
Matt is a Principal Cyber Consultant for Clear Cut Cyber Ltd. With experience in leadership, training and operations, he is focused on people and behaviours being critical to cyber security.
Matt has worked in many challenging environments during his previous time as a combat officer in the British Army and as a cyber operations manager. He is comfortable with strategic direction and risk management, having carried this out at the highest level of government. He has a particular interest in understanding the human element of organisations and how best to influence behaviours. His experience includes cyber operations, influence activity and training. Working across all levels of organisations, he seeks to provide clear and understandable advice to improve practices.
He holds a Masters in Engineering from Pembroke College, Oxford and is an enthusiastic rower, cyclist and climber. Any other spare time is devoted to helping on his family’s sheep farm in Herefordshire.
Dr James Jackson
James is the Head of Special Projects for Clear Cut Cyber Ltd. His experience helps organisations bridge the gap between deeply technical issues and board-level strategic development and delivery.
He has post-doctoral level experience in distributed petascale data management and processing systems, developed for the Large Hadron Collider experiments at CERN. In his subsequent 12-year military career, he worked in leadership, training, technical, and strategic roles across the British Army and UK Strategic Command. Combining experience in strategic-facing roles with a deep technical research background, he ultimately specialised in developing multi-year technical strategies to enable cyber operations. James is experienced in managing complex strategic stakeholder relationships, and has a unique insight into the complex human / technical challenges facing organisations wishing to improve their cybersecurity.
James is CISSP Certified. Outside of work, James contributes to a number of respected open-source software projects, is a keen equestrian trainer and coach, ski-mountaineer, and tries to keep up with his young labrador.