Profile:

 

With a strong passion for technology and Information security, I am a lifelong learner and always looking for that next challenge.

 

Having completed the OSCP exam and a part-time MSc in Applied Computer Science in the last year. I am currently working towards a part-time PhD at the University of Durham.

 

I enjoy public speaking and actively participating in conferences and hacking CTF’s across the globe.

 

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Achievements: 

  • Key Stakeholder in creating up a £20 million security consultancy practice worldwide.

  • Built an effective security team and managed over 100 employees providing services to FDM Group and its clients.

  • Driven the global IT security agenda, guiding the executive stakeholders through a transformation of IT Security at FDM.

  • Designed and managed a cloud migration of an FTSE 250 organisation.

  • Main stakeholder in the delivery of Office 365 and Azure to over 5000 members of staff, saving the business over 1.5 million pounds, which has been key to the success of FDM Group today and has enabled FDM to move to remote working overnight for COVID19.

  • Instrumental in the education of the exec and board in GDPR, facilitating the hire of our DPO and driving through IT Security elements of our compliance.

Qualifications and Training:

 

  • Part-time PhD | In Progress:  Specialising in Offensive Security and Evasion Strategies

  • MSc Applied Computer Science. 

  • CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional

  • CSTP - Certified Security Testing Professional

  • OSCP – Offensive Security Certified Professional

  • OSWP - Offensive Security Wireless Professional

  • QSTM – Tiger Scheme:  Qualified 

  • AUSA - AlienVault Security Analysis 

  • CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker

  • HTB - Dante

  • CompTIA Network+

  • CompTIA Security+

  • Resila

Public Speaking and Media:

  • Economist Magazine – Redefining Cyber Security, AI & remote working 

  • Cyber Security & Cloud Expo Global - Digital Identity and Secure Culture

  • RedShield – The Good the Bad and GDPR Panel

  • CSS – Lessons Learnt from a hacker

  • Toronto Dominion - Lessons Learnt from a hacker

  • HSBC – Tech Festival 

  • University Partnerships – Tech Week

  • FDM Group – Conferences & online media events

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