Doug Sampson, Founder, CEO

Doug Sampson, Founder, CEO

Doug Sampson has nearly three decades of technology, human resources and risk management experience.  His focus is in developing intelligent and effective enterprise products and programs that help organizations reduce their risk of intellectual property theft, as well as compliance with the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) Change 2.  Doug was recently elected to the board for the International Association of Human Resources Information Management (IHRIM) where he will proudly serve to review and recommend human resource technologies, and engage members.  Previously, Doug managed clients in several industry areas including federal business for the Office of Personnel Management and the Department of Defense, as well as private sector business for Association and Non-profit organizations. He has been trained in the art of cyber security and insider threat management by the very best learning institutions in the industry and has consulted with clients and peers to develop a state of the art insider threat detection product (InsiderAssess) along with custom insider threat programs.  Doug has developed an insider threat software approach and training that takes it to the next level to include "dangerous threat" training with the help of his Vice President of Dangerous Threats, Jim Bastion. 

Jim Bastion, VP - Dangerous Threats

Jim Bastion, VP - Dangerous Threats

Jim Bastion has over 20 years experience in the United States Army and has served numerous tours of duty as a soldier and consultant supporting our nation's most recent conflicts.  Jim has received two meritorious service medals, and multiple achievement, commendation and conduct medals for his service.  His most recent mission was to train friendly forces in the protection and defense of mobility assets in theater.  This includes combat, firearms and defensive training.  Jim has developed and delivers our Dangerous Situation Insider Threat training that helps organizations prepare and develop awareness for conditions ranging from aggravated employees... all the way to active shooter situations.  Jim most recently completed his NRA Certified Instructor Course permitting him to train all customers in handgun proficiency and safety, as well as concealed carry.  As a two day course, Jim can help qualified individuals achieve their own NRA Instructor certification.  Jim runs our Professional Firearms Training (Sote.pro) in the Washington, DC, metro area.  He maintains an active secret clearance.