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Our Team

Meet the Folks that Make It Happen.

We operate a highly driven, learning and challenge-oriented environment, with a focus on seeking to help each client be their best. Three vital traits that we foster are hunger/drive (we are eager to learn, enjoy challenges, and learning new skills), people smart (e.g., emotional intelligence), and humility (we are team players and focus on helping each other and our clients succeed).

David W. Buchanan

Partner, CISO


David is dedicated to helping organizations achieve performance security, while managing compliance requirements effectively and freeing up critical personnel to focus on driving business profitability.

Andrea Beatty



Andrea provides consulting, auditing, and training services related to securing PINs and cryptographic keys for retail financial payments.  Her subject matter expertise has been accumulated through more than 20 years of involvement in the payments industry and active participation in US and International working groups that develop the standards that govern the industry.

Spencer Giles

Senior Associate


Spencer provides cyber security assurance and consulting services for a diverse portfolio of clients and industries at Delap. As a fully certified QSA and CTGA, He performs PCI DSS, PCI PIN and TR-39 security assessments within the Retail Financial Payment Industry both domestically and internationally. In addition to compliance work, Spencer is trained in Linux and Windows security, network security, cryptographic key management, and IT control testing. He is committed to delivering a high degree of skill and value to each and every one of Delap’s clients.



Diane Bishop



Diane provides cyber security assessment services to Delap’s clients domestically and internationally. Her practice areas include SOC, PCI DSS, PCI PIN, and TR-39. She enjoys looking for ways to help clients optimize processes and continue to grow.

Brandon Walcott

Brandon Walcott


Cylance Security Professional, Fortinet Network Security Expert 3

Brandon provides cybersecurity consulting and support services to managed security service clients at Delap Cyber. He brings nearly a decade of small business technology consulting to Delap, joining the team in February 2017. He works with small businesses in the Pacific Northwest to provide cyber assessments and defense in depth solutions to clients. Brandon enjoys passionately serving clients with creative solutions and the most innovative security technology on the market today.

Ready, Let's Talk

When you engage Delap Cyber, you open the door to a collaborative partnership where the focus is on helping you achieve the best possible outcome for your business. You share information, challenges, concerns, etc. and we provide you with situational analysis, independent assessments, and fact-based guidance tailored to your environment, and ongoing subject matter expertise empowering your business to reach the next level. Isn’t it great having someone to rely on?