About Us

About Us

AppSec Phoenix was established to provide an effective all-in-one security solution for application developers and businesses. With our easy-use platform, we’ve simplified a notoriously complex problem faced by many companies, small and large, working in the finance field and beyond

Our vision

Our vision is to make application security Simple & Inclusive for all. We developed AppSec Phoenix with several key

AppSec phoenix aims:

  • To enable quantification of security risk and impact in application security
  • MTo maximise the Return on Investment (ROI) of development time invested in fixing vulnerabilities
  • To minimise the time required for fixing security issues
  • To allow developers to prioritise vulnerabilities by highlighting which are most harmful

Our Mission

Our mission at Security Phoenix is to enable risk quantification in the application security, providing simple metrics and information within one easy-to-use dashboard. Ultimately, we intend to enable CISOs to answer the following questions confidently:

  • Is our organization at risk?
  • Is our software secure?
  • How much is the return on investment for security?
  • How can we fix or avoid security issues going forward?
  • Our Leadership team

    Francesco Cipollone Headshot

    Francesco Cipollone

    Founder & CEO Security Phoenix

    Francesco is a seasoned entrepreneur, renowned in the tech industry and recognised for his visionary views in the cybersecurity space. Francesco is a published author and a keynote speaker, having presented at national and international conferences.

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    Alfonso Eusebio

    Chief Technology Officer

    Alfonso brings the experience of running international teams for multi-million and technologically advanced projects for Telefónica, IBM and Vodafone. Previously, Alfonso has worked with the likes of DELL/EMC, Yahoo and Intershop.

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    Alexander (Sandy) Wynd

    Chief Financial Officer

    Alexander (Sandy) is a seasoned financial and operational officer at Security AppSec Phoenix. Alexander joined KPMG in Hong Kong after a brilliant 35- year career in business and risk roles in HSBC

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    Cameron Johnson

    Chief Revenue Officer (CRO)

    Cameron is a seasoned commercial leader in startups & SME’s, with a track record of business from idea to exit. Cameron is a passionate startupper and has worked closely with FTSE & Fortune CISOs at Barclays, TSB, KMPG, Hargreaves Lansdown, Computacenter, Wells Fargo

    Berlinda Kugara

    Berlinda Kugara

    PMO

    Berlinda is a seasoned product and business analyst with keen eye for client priorities and a strong grip on the roadmap



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    Dr Stylianos Kampakis

    Chief Data Scientist/AI

    Dr Stylianos (Stelios) Kampakis is an expert data scientist with more than ten years of experience in AI and data science. A natural polymath, Dr Kampakis has a PhD in Machine Learning and degrees in Artificial Intelligence, Statistics, and Psychology.

    Advisory Team

    Jane Frankland

    SC Media, BlackHat, InSecurity Movement

    Andrew Peterson

    CEO Signal Science (Aquired by Fastly)

    Robert Rodger

    CISO Butterfield Group ex OWASP Board

    Pierre Betouin

    CEO & Founder Sqreen (Acquired by Datadog)

    Vandana Verma

    IBM Security Architect, Global BoD OWASP

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    Xabi Errotabehere

    CTO Cloud Conformity Acquired by Trend Micro

    Ronald Edding

    Palo Alto, Demisto, Manager Security Arch Marqueta

    Chris Cochran

    Netflix, Director of Sec Engineering Marqueta

    Jane Murdoch

    Jane Murdoch

    CISO, Global Infosec Manager Uniliver, Cybersecurity Senior Manager Capgemini

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    Tinesh Chhaya

    Founder Decipher Cyber, Forbes Tech Council, Cybersecurity Director Fujitsu

    Haydn Brooks

    CEO RiskLedger, Forbes 30 under 30, Deloitte, KPMG, Mentor Cylon Labs

    Rob Newby

    Rob Newby

    Founder Procord, CISO for Smart DCC, Admiral, Aviva, Vodafone

    Join our Team

    Francesco Cipollone

    Founder NSC42 and Security Phoenix

    Francesco, is a serial entrepreneur founder of NSC42, Security Phoenix, and Head of Cloud Security Alliance UK. Francesco has previously co-founded and existed the Italian startup Technet SrL. Francesco is a cybersecurity expert, previously he held CISO and Executive position at HSBC, Elexon, BT, Vodafone and the UN. Francesco is also the host of the Cyber Security Cloud Podcast that has prestigious guests and now at season 2 with more than 1K download per month 
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    Alfonso Eusebio
    CTO @ AppSec Phoenix
    Alfonso Eusebio
    AppSec Phoenix CTO

    Alfonso brings the experience of running international teams for multi-million and technologically advanced projects for Telefonica, IBM and IBM

    Alfonso started coding commercially before leaving high school and continued while studying for his Business Administration and Computer Science degrees. Subsequently Alfonso held EMEA positions with Data General/EMC, Intershop and Yahoo! Enterprise Solutions, leading customer success activities with medium and large clients across Europe. He has also been instrumental in digital transformations with Vodafone, IBM and Telefónica; shifting focus to SaaS applications, Big Data and Machine Learning over the last six years. Alfonso is a keen user and supporter of open source, and hands-on with a wide range of technologies, from programming languages (C/C++, Kotlin, Typescript, Rust, PHP) to frameworks and infrastructure (Angular, Ktor, MySQL, Linux, Docker, AWS, GCP).
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    Sandy Wynd
    AppSec Phoenix CFO
    Alexander (Sandy) Wynd
    AppSec Phoenix CFO

    Sandy graduated from Edinburgh University with a degree in Chemical Physics and then qualified as a Chartered Accountant. After qualification he joined KPMG in Hong Kong followed by a long career with HSBC in a number of roles across Operations, Transformation, Finance and Risk. In addition to Asia and UK he has worked in USA and also in South Africa where he was Chief Operating Officer for HSBC in sub-Saharan Africa. He has also been an Angel Investor for 10 years focusing on companies introducing new technologies into their respective markets. You can also validate my membership of ICAEW … input my full name ALEXANDER WYND Find A Chartered Accountant (icaew.com)

    Sandy has also been an Angel Investor for 10 years focusing on companies introducing new technologies into their respective markets.
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    Cameron Johnson
    CRO @ AppSec Phoenix
    Cameron Johnson
    AppSec Phoenix CRO

    Cameron brings the experience of a seasoned commercial leader in startups & SME’s, building business & teams from idea to exit. With a passion for hyper growth Cyber SaaS startups. He has worked closely with FTSE & Fortune CISOs at Barclays, TSB, KMPG, Hargreaves Lansdown, Computacentre, Wells Fargo… and many more.
    Berlinda is a seasoned product and business analyst with keen eye for client priorities and a strong grip on the roadmap
    Stylianos Kampakis

    AI LEAD @AppSec Phoenix
    Dr Stylianos (Stelios) Kampakis is an expert data scientist with more than 10 years of experience in the field of AI and data science. He has worked with companies of all sizes from startups to organisations like Vodafone and British Land. 

    He is a member of the Royal Statistical Society, honorary research fellow at the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies, a data science advisor for London Business School.

    A natural polymath, with a PhD in Machine Learning and degrees in Artificial Intelligence, Statistics, Psychology, and Economics he loves using his broad skillset to solve difficult problems and help companies improve their efficiency.

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