Born in Oakridge, TN (The Secret City), James Cabe spent the early years of his career in Cambridge MA working for BBN Planet (Autonomous System 1 on the internet). After being sold to the carrier GTE and spun off during the making of Verizon, James set course for New York and private network consulting and data security for legal firms, commodities trading networks and large global retail. In 2003, James moved to Houston, TX and began a career in Oil and Gas. The large independent E&P company formed an internal international consultancy to handle companies outside the scope of normal American IT operations. Operations in deep water and international made up the better part of the next decade. In the last three years James has worked for Fortinet as a Subject Matter Expert and Evangelist for mega-corporation security architecture, encryption, authentication, and next generation security.