Military Grade Experts

Executive Leadership Team

Our team includes former Operators, Officers and Special Agents from the NSA, DoD, FBI, and CIA capable of understanding offensive and defensive cybersecurity posture across large organizational infrastructures.

Justin Shanken

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Justin Shanken is the CEO and co-founder of Shanken Security Solutions, an award-winning cybersecurity firm providing next-generation services to protect its clients from cybercriminals. He has over 23 years of experience in the global intelligence and security space.

Before starting Shanken Security, he was a Counterintelligence Special Agent in the U.S. Army and the Department of Defense, where he protected America’s cleared defense contractor industries. With subject matter expertise in cyber threat intelligence, counterintelligence, global risk management, insider threat, supply chain risk management, and corporate security. Justin Shanken has been featured in several publications and hundreds of speaking events.

Justin was awarded the University of Georgia’s prestigious “Alumni 40 under 40” award in 2015.

Johnny Justice

Chief Operations Officer & Co-Founder

Johnny Justice is the COO and co-founder of Shanken Security Solutions, leading a global team of cybersecurity professionals in identifying, investigating, and mitigating targeted attacks on organizations’ networks. Under his leadership, Shanken engages in extensive incident response operations across every significant commercial sector, globally protecting your sensitive and proprietary data. He has over 20 years of experience in digital forensics and cyberspace operations.

Before starting Shanken Security, he was a Counterintelligence Special Agent and Interactive Operator in the U.S. Army, where he pioneered the stand-up of National/Combat Mission Teams supporting U.S. Army Cyber Command conducting cyberspace operations. Johnny Justice has held various technical leadership positions in U.S. Army Cyber Command.

Johnny was awarded the Military Intelligence Corps Association’s “Knowlton Award” in 2017.


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