A team built to provide unsurpassed security consultancy

A team built to provide unsurpassed security consultancy

A team built to provide unsurpassed security consultancy

Our experienced consultants and practitioners

Founded in 2014 Quantum Security Services aims to provide excellence throughout our engagement process. We utilise only the best personnel available in the market to ensure our clients receive the best. We engage our clients throughout and provide comprehensive and readable reports.

Quantum’s professional staff include OSCP, SABSA, CISA, CISSP and PCI-QSA certified consultants, experienced account managers and a dedicated management team with a passion for information security.

Our experienced consultants and practitioners

Founded in 2014 Quantum Security Services aims to provide excellence throughout our engagement process. We utilise only the best personnel available in the market to ensure our clients receive the best. We engage our clients throughout and provide comprehensive and readable reports.

Quantum’s professional staff include SABSA, CISA, CISSP and PCI-QSA certified consultants, experienced account managers and a dedicated management team with a passion for information security.

Our team

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Eugene Gibey

Managing Director

Eugene is the Managing Director and owner of Quantum with over 15 years experience in ICT and information security. He has worked extensively in numerous markets including Ireland, the UK, New Zealand and Australia. He has worked with both public and private sector clients most recently with some of the New Zealand’s largest organisations including leading players in financial, telecommunications, entertainment, utility and government sectors.

Eugene is a PCI QSA, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor and holds a number of other professional certifications.

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Barry Brailey

Principal Security Consultant

Barry Brailey is one of Quantum’s Principal Security Consultants, with over 17 years’ experience in the information security industry. He specialises in security governance, assurance and risk management, with a background in security management focused on IT infrastructure security, operations and incident response. He enjoys working with people across an organisation to discover and understand different threat landscapes, and develop pragmatic solutions to address an organisation’s risk profile. Barry has worked extensively in the public and private sectors, and serves on the Board of NZITF and iSANZ.

 

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Jerome van Rooijen

Principal Security Consultant

Jerome van Rooijen has 18 years’ experience in information technology and information security. He has experience in working at board, management and technical levels in various government and commercial organisations, focusing on using pragmatic and proven strategies to achieve business objectives.

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Callum Stewart

Senior Security Consultant

Callum Stewart is a Senior Information Security Consultant with experience in a number of technical roles. His role at Quantum mainly focuses on technical testing, as well as Controls Validation Audits (CVAs). He covers a wide range of testing, including penetration testing of websites and applications, firewall configuration reviews, server configuration reviews, external perimeter reviews and application configuration reviews.

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Peter Jakowetz

Senior Security Consultant

Peter Jakowetz is a Senior Information Security Consultant with a wide range of IT experience. Peter has a broad experience, reviewing system deployments in both private and Government sectors. His recent focus has been assisting clients through the certification and accreditation process, providing consultancy from design review through to risk assessment, audit, certification and risk management. His technical background coupled with governance and compliance experience provides a very good balance between technical understanding and business requirements. Peter is also a PCI Qualified Security Assessor.

 

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Stephen Penman

Senior Security Consultant

Stephen Penman is a Senior Information Security Consultant with a vast amount of experience in Quantum’s risk and advisory team. Stephen’s main role involves helping clients through their Certification and Accreditation processes, from risk assessments through to obtaining assurance and certification. In addition to general security consulting, Stephen is also a PCI Qualified Security Assessor and is able to perform assessments on payment card systems.

 

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Antonio Radich

Security Consultant

Antonio is an Information Security Consultant with two years’ experience in several technical roles. His role at Quantum focuses on technical testing and security reviews.

An Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) holder, Antonio covers a range of testing areas, from web and mobile application testing to source code and configuration reviews. He also has experience in developing software and the business processes behind it.

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Richard Whiteside

Security Consultant

Richard is an Information Security Consultant with a background in both technical and risk services; this encompasses technical testing along with performing risk assessments and Controls Validation Audits (CVAs). He has experience in performing multiple different types of technical testing that includes; penetration tests, firewall configuration reviews and host security reviews. He also enjoys working with people and provides professional advice to help with the ongoing implementation and management of risk levels.

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Chloe Ashford

Security Consultant

Chloe Ashford is an Information Security Consultant working within the Risk and Assurance space. She joined Quantum in 2017 following the completion of her master’s degree with a major in Information Technology. Her focus is on security risk assessments, controls validation auditing and policy review.

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Vicki Chamberlin

Project Coordinator

Working for most of her career across event management and administration within IT and technology organisations, Vicki is Quantum’s Project Coordinator. She draws on her extensive experience working in the UK and New Zealand to manage projects, drive the quality assurance process and ensure a consistently high standard of service is delivered to Quantum’s clients.

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Sam Shute

Security Consultant

Sam Shute is a technical Security Consultant with a wide range of experience, from teaching students, to practical exploitation, to guiding developers in secure development. He is a strong believer in collaborating with development teams in order to identify and remediate issues, as well as to help them avoid creating similar issues in future. Sam has a strong research background publishing research at both academic and industry conferences, as well as certifications, such as an OSCP, that speak to his practical exploitation skills.

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Alex West

Security Consultant

Alex is a Security Consultant, whose role consists of technical testing such as web application penetration testing, host security reviews and firewall configuration reviews, alongside risk and assurance projects such as Controls Validation Plans (CVPs) and Controls Validation Audits (CVAs). Holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Alex has recently joined the security industry, and quickly became an indispensable member of the team, working across multiple domains to help clients tangibly improve their security posture.

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Kade Morton

Security Consultant

Kade Morton is a Security Consultant working in Risk and Assurance. Kade has worked across several different industries in roles that included legal claims, financial investigations, open source intelligence investigations and network reconnaissance.

As a Security Consultant, Kade has assisted with live incident response as well as creating and running incident response simulations with federal government agencies, risk and privacy audits, and dark web searching to locate stolen client data.

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Eugene Gibney

Managing Director

Eugene is the Managing Director and Founder of Quantum with over 15 years experience in ICT and information security. He has worked extensively in numerous markets including Ireland, the UK, New Zealand and Australia. He has worked with both public and private sector clients most recently with some of the New Zealand’s largest organisations including leading players in financial, telecommunications, entertainment, utility and government sectors.

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Barry Brailey

Principal Security Consultant

Barry Brailey is one of Quantum’s Principal Security Consultants, with over 17 years’ experience in the information security industry. He specialises in security governance, assurance and risk management, with a background in security management focused on IT infrastructure security, operations and incident response. He enjoys working with people across an organisation to discover and understand different threat landscapes, and develop pragmatic solutions to address an organisation’s risk profile. Barry has worked extensively in the public and private sectors, and serves on the Board of NZITF and iSANZ.

 

 

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Jerome van Rooijen

 

Principal Security Consultant

Jerome van Rooijen has 18 years’ experience in information technology and information security. He has experience in working at board, management and technical levels in various government and commercial organisations, focusing on using pragmatic and proven strategies to achieve business objectives.

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Peter Jakowetz

Senior Security Consultant

Peter Jakowetz is a Senior Information Security Consultant with a wide range of IT experience. Peter has a broad experience, reviewing system deployments in both private and Government sectors. His recent focus has been assisting clients through the certification and accreditation process, providing consultancy from design review through to risk assessment, audit, certification and risk management. His technical background coupled with governance and compliance experience provides a very good balance between technical understanding and business requirements.

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Stephen Penman

Senior Security Consultant

Stephen Penman has been with Quantum for over four years and was the first to join Managing Director Eugene Gibney after the company was founded. Stephen’s main role involves helping clients through their Certification and Accreditation processes, from risk assessments through to obtaining assurance and certification. In addition to general security consulting, Stephen is also a PCI Qualified Security Assessor and is able to perform assessments on payment card systems.

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Callum Stewart

Senior Security Consultant

Callum Stewart is a Senior Information Security Consultant with experience in a number of technical roles. His role at Quantum mainly focuses on technical testing, as well as Controls Validation Audits (CVAs). He covers a wide range of testing, including penetration testing of websites and applications, firewall configuration reviews, host security configuration reviews, external perimeter reviews and application configuration reviews.

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Sam Shute

Security Consultant

Sam Shute is a technical Security Consultant with a wide range of experience, from teaching students, to practical exploitation, to guiding developers in secure development. He is a strong believer in collaborating with development teams in order to identify and remediate issues, as well as to help them avoid creating similar issues in future. Sam has a strong research background publishing research at both academic and industry conferences, as well as certifications, such as an OSCP, that speak to his practical exploitation skills.

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Chloe Ashford

Security Consultant

Chloe Ashford is an Information Security Consultant working within the Risk and Assurance space. She joined Quantum in 2017 following the completion of her master’s degree with a major in Information Technology. Her focus is on security risk assessments, controls validation auditing and policy review.

 

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Antonio Radich

Security Consultant

Antonio is an Information Security Consultant with experience in several technical roles. His role at Quantum mainly focuses on technical testing and reviews, as well as security audits and development of internal security tools.an Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) holder, Antonio covers a range of testing areas, from web and mobile application testing to host and configuration reviews. He also has extensive experience in developing both small and large-scale software and the business processes behind it.

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Richard Whiteside

Security Consultant

Richard is an Information Security Consultant with a background in both technical and risk services; this encompasses technical testing along with performing risk assessments and Controls Validation Audits (CVAs). He has experience in performing multiple different types of technical testing that includes; penetration tests, firewall configuration reviews and host security reviews. He also enjoys working with people and provides professional advice to help with the ongoing implementation and management of risk levels.