Established in 2016, CyberQ Group’s international team of cyber experts and business professionals have decades of combined experience within the cyber and technology sectors.
We believe even the most daunting challenges can be overcome through collaboration, innovative technology and great people. Bringing together the best of all these components, we keep your business better protected 24/7, 365 days of the year. The result? Improved business risk profile, significant operational cost savings and long-term peace of mind.
Since being elected to participate in the world-leading 2016 Cyber London Accelerator programme Cylon, we have enjoyed significant growth and commercial success.
We are proud of the billion-pound client base that have placed their trust with us and continue to use our services to protect their businesses and reputation.
Award Winning Cyber Innovator
Cyber attacks are increasing year on year, yet organisations keep using the same tools with ‘extra’ functionality in the hope this will protect them. As a UK award-winning artificial intelligence and automated cyber security services organisation, we will make your business resilient.
We are fortunate to work with key innovators in this space to offer you some of the most rigorous and advance cyber security services on the global market.
We are proud to have been recognised for a number of awards as cyber innovators.
Meet the team
Chris WoodsFounder & Chief Executive Officer
An experienced leader and entrepreneur within the cybersecurity realm, previously managing elite and innovating cybersecurity teams at the European Space Agency, HP, Fujitsu and UK Government with over 25 years of pure cyber Security experience.
Tony GibsonExecutive Chairman
Tony graduated from Birmingham University with a Law degree and has developed a successful career in the legal world in mergers and acquisitions. He is currently serving as a partner and Group General Counsel at a large infrastructure investment company in Asia which was recently sold for $5 Billion.
Roberto TayagCEO, APAC
A Cyber Security leader that has over 20 years experience. Roberto has built and managed elite teams for IBM and Verizon developing and managing Security Operations Centres and Incident Response services. He has worked both locally in the Philippines for Trend Micro, Macquarie Group and internationally in Qatar.
Steve BaileyChief Financial Officer
Steve is the successful founder of numerous international organisations in the Technology, Business services, Human Resources and Sustainability sectors. Steve is an FCCA and for 6 years was an elected member of the ACCA Global Council.
Stuart HadleyGlobal Commercial Director
Stuart has worked in the IT industry for the past 23 years, 17 of those in the public sector. Stuart spent 11 years of his career as a Technical Services Manager, managing and supporting network infrastructure and MPLS security solutions. For the past 5 years he has focused on providing Cyber Security advice to public and private sector bodies. In his spare time Stuart holds a position on Charitable board.
Vishvas NayiHead of Cyber Operations
Vishvas is experienced in working with and leading globally dispersed teams in cybersecurity tasks spanning across red & blue team and innovative cyber services. A trusted advisor and liaison between cyber and businesses for both global enterprises and SME.
Michael EarleCyber Threat Intelligence Lead
Michael is an experienced threat analyst leading the innovation and intelligence services within CyberQ Group. Managing global teams of investigators, with skills ranging from asset & bitcoin tracing to human & company investigations. Liaising with clients and breaking down the complex nature of investigations, maintaining communication and insight into what has been discovered. Michael also is an expert in exploring and uncovering aspects of the dark web and de-anonymising the anonymous.
Christopher WigginLegal Counsel
Christopher has over 36 years dispute resolution experience, 24 of these were as a Senior Partner at the Birmingham office of one of the largest dispute resolution firms of solicitors in the UK. Resolving civil commercial disputes has been the very essence of Chris’s career. Chris has also carved out a reputation as a highly respected Mediator.
Chris JonesHead of Sales Asia Pacific
Chris has a career spanning 30 years across UK, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia. He has been in IT Business Development and Channel Management for the last 20 years with 8 years experience in security, including cloud security, incident response and dark web threat intelligence.
Cara DippenaarHead of Technical Sales
Over 18 years of experience in the IT industry, with 14 years dedicated in the security sector. Assisting large enterprises with maintaining their security environment, analysing their current security portfolio, or implementing new technology to enhance their security posture.
Shigraf AijazHead of Content
Shigraf is an experienced cybersecurity journalist and is zealous of spreading knowledge regarding cyber and internet security. She has extensive knowledge in writing insightful topics for which she carries on vast and in-depth research. A creative and passionate writer, she aspires to create exemplary eye-catching content that stands out in the market.
Cindy RamosGroup Executive Assistant
Cindy has experience of more than 10 years in the field of IT with the knowledge of different application programs, system analysis and technical support.
Michael HughesChief Information Security Officer
Michael has over 30 years experience of delivering technology risk advisory services, 20 years of which are with the Big 4 Firm, KPMG. Michael is now a partner with Haines Watts, leading the delivery of risk advisory services. Michael also plays a leading role with the international Governance, Risk, Compliance and Cyber Security professional association, ISACA.
CyberQ Group in numbers
Awards for cyber
Industry and technology
Global offices, including the UK, USA, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and the Philippines
Experienced in building global cyber capability with multi-billion-pound budgets