Cyber Research was founded in 2007 to provide expertise in cyber security investigation to law enforcement agencies, insurance companies and businesses.

Today we are a multi-disciplinary cyber security practice which assesses, tests and secures for customers across Australia and New Zealand. We have a growing team of professionals from diverse and complimentary backgrounds who we believe create an unrivalled depth in capability and expertise in or region.

Steve Byrne, Partner & Chief Technology Officer

Steve founded Cyber Research in 2007. Today he oversees technical delivery, QA and leads the penetration testing and fraud investigations business units. Steve has a 25-year background in Information Security, Information Management and Senior Executive roles in IT. Steve is passionate about quality and authenticity when it comes to cyber security services. Steve also ensures Cyber Research provides the highest quality in every customer engagement and that our company always communicates in non-technical language so our customers can gain the fullest benefit and value from engaging with us.

Tony Barnes, Managing Partner

Tony has more than 28 years experience in executive management and leadership in global organisations and technology companies. He has served as CEO of a London Stock Exchange listed ‘Internet of Things’ company which he led to recognition in the Deloitte Fast 50 index as the 6th fastest growing company in UK and 17th Fastest in Europe in 2010. He has served as COO of an $1.5 Billion ASX-listed company and MD/CEO of several other technology companies. Tony holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA, Dist.) and a Masters in Information Systems Security (MIS Security).