I am a computer security specialist with over 20 years of experience in security engineering, penetration testing, security management, intrusion analysis and security audit at organisations such as Microsoft, Skype, Citigroup, Deloitte, the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Bank of Scotland.
I am registered with the Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST) and regulated by BCS, the Chartered Institute for Information Technology.
In 2022 I have been accredited as an expert witness by the Cardiff University Law School.
My professional qualifications include:
CREST Practitioner Security Analyst (CPSA, 2021)
CREST Practitioner Intrusion Analyst (CPIA, 2021)
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM, 2006)
Chartered IT Professional (CITP, 2006)
Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP, 2005)
Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP, 2004)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA, 2004)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP, 2003)
I am an internationally published author and have written several peer-reviewed books and articles on computer security over the last 20 years including:
Since 2013, I have delivered hundreds of consulting and security testing engagements for a wide variety of organisations and businesses in the UK, Ireland, and abroad, such as:
Financial technology (fintech) businesses
Regulated financial services firms
Digital healthcare (healthtech) startups
Tax and accountancy services providers
IT service providers