about me

James Taliento is the founder and principal consultant of Cursive Security, Inc. – a provider of cybersecurity services and solutions. Since his background is rooted in offensive security, James offers unique insight in his approach to evaluating enterprise networks and defensive strategy. He has helped many organizations develop new capabilities and enhance their current security practices.

James received a B.S. in Computer Science from Stony Brook University with a specialization in Information Assurance. Before (and during) his academic career, James worked in a variety of IT-related domains. He has conducted research on security control efficacy, deception technology, and security data analytics.


(Certifications are great! But… they don’t necessarily validate all of the things that one must know. Let’s talk. ┬áVet me for yourself.)

To sum it up…

Hacker | Mutinous Red Teamer | Forever interested in #DFIR | Life long student | #Craftbeer aficionado | Thoughts are my own…

thoughts are my own – see the disclaimer


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I provide information security assessment, advisory, and implementation services that help my clients identify and mitigate risk, giving them the opportunity to improve their overall security posture before someone (or something) malicious takes advantage.

If you are interested in hiring me to consult with you, please contact me or you can learn more about Cursive Security by visiting our website.