Jim Fraley

As Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at LookingGlass, Dr. Jim Fraley oversees and outlines LookingGlass’ go-forward technological vision, implementing technology strategies and ensuring that the technological resources are aligned with the company’s current and future business needs.

With more than 20 years of cybersecurity experience, Dr. Fraley has supported public and private sector organizations in improving their security operations and in framing the art of the possible in cybersecurity programs with major corporations, such as Walmart, U.S. Bank, Dish Networks, Honeywell, 3M, Boeing, Target, JP Morgan Chase, CapitalOne, Refinitiv, Lloyds Bank, and UBS.

Prior to LookingGlass, Dr. Fraley was a Senior Director for McAfee Enterprise Solutions, engaging senior leadership throughout the Fortune 2000 and governments to propose and implement advanced cyber security operational architectures, products, maturity models and advanced threat intelligence solutions.  He also had the additional duty of being the Senior Threat Intelligence Strategist for McAfee’s Advanced Programs Group (APG).   

Dr. Fraley has previously served as the industry chair for the Common Lexicon for Cyber Threat Attribution (CTA) Working Group for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council (CIPAC).  CIPAC is aligned with and supports the implementation of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan for the President of the United States.  This public-private partnership provides a forum for the government and private sector to support and collaborate on critical infrastructure security and resilience efforts. As the CTA Chair, Dr. Fraley worked with Government, Law Enforcement, and Industry to promote and share cyber threat intelligence for protection and advanced detection.

Dr. Fraley is also the Chair for Information Assurance and an Assistant Professor at the College of Technology at Wilmington University. Dr. Fraley’s research focuses on leveraging machine learning to detect Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) and Polymorphic/Metamorphic malware. He has guest lectured at Columbia University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Maryland, University of Delaware, and George Mason University, and he has published several papers with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 

As a retired U.S. Army Combat Signal Officer, Dr. Fraley served in various forward deployed Signal and Intelligence command and staff capacities.  He has served as a tactical Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Battalion Staff Officer, Division Staff, and a Battalion Commander.  He was responsible for personnel, equipment, and support for over 10 OCONUS/CONUS exercise/deployments including Kosovo, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia.  Jim lives in Newark, Delaware with his family.  Jim is a huge University of Maryland lacrosse fan (GO TERPS!) Being from Denver, he is also a Denver Broncos fan.