Ed has over fifteen years of IT experience within both private and public sectors in the US and aboard. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and an Amazon Web Services Certified Solutions Architect (AWS-CSA). Mr Yardley has well-rounded IT background with experience managing projects in IT Security, Network Engineering, and Web Development. He compliments this technical experience with background in business and IT recruitment, giving him unique skills and perspective.
Ed has utilized Agile and Waterfall methodologies and has successfully applied Kanban to IT Security Operations. Mr. Yardley is a passionate security professional and a proven successful leader, possessing the ability to lead technical teams from the front and organize resources efficiently so the best results are delivered to his clients.
Ed leads Valiant’s SecDevOps Practice fostering the technical development of Security Engineers and Analysts and shaping solutions for Federal Civilian Departments and Agencies. In addition to this, Mr. Yardley continues to provide his subject matter expertise directly to Federal clients.