James Evelyn: Force 5 Vice President and principal architect in the development of the Gatekeeper Platform—an advanced software-hardware solution that enables power utilities to drastically reduce their physical-entry risk profile for safety, security, and NERC-CIP compliance.
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control
Certified Information Systems Security Professional

James Evelyn, CRISC, CISSP

Vice President

Vice President James Evelyn has 20+ years of extensive experience designing, implementing, and managing innovative solutions to complex information systems problems. James is highly skilled at delivering best-in-class cyber and physical security solutions. Since 2008, he has specialized in NERC/CIP Standards, developing solutions to help power utility companies exceed compliance requirements and drastically reduce their risks.

With a strong background in operations and security, James pursues strategies that leverage technology to automate compliance processes and help organizations secure their infrastructure. James is Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control™ (CRISC) and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). His skills allow him to identify and assess risk, determine the company’s appetite for risk, and then apply and manage security controls to address and mitigate that risk. He is experienced at managing all types of security, from cyber to physical, across all domains of a security organization.

James was a principal architect in the development of Force 5’s flagship product, the Gatekeeper Platform—an advanced software and hardware solution that enables power utilities to drastically reduce their physical-entry risk for safety, security, and compliance.