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Information Security, Risk and Governance Specialist.

Heavily involved in information security and risk solutions for the last 16 years in the UK, US and throughout Europe.

  • Scottish Chairman of the Institute of Information Security Professionals
  • President of ISACA Scotland
  • Full Member of the IISP (M.Inst.ISP)
  • Security mentor and evangelist
  • Moderator of the Security, Music, Video Production, Sound Design and Personal Productivity Stack Exchange sites and Administrator for the Security Stack Exchange Blog
  • Contributor to the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
  • EC Council Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO)
  • ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • ISACA Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC)

  • have also been a member of the Standards and Operations Committees for the Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST), an ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a CLAS Consultant.

Extensive experience in Enterprise Risk and Security, from a deep technical grounding in application, network and platform security, as well as over 10 years working with global banking clients helping them identify, evaluate and mitigate information risks from a business and governance perspective.

Key roles in integration programmes, aligning security policies and business risk appetites across divisions in order to provide pragmatic security solutions.

Has created security development pathways and managed large scale security programmes, including global attack & penetration engagements, privacy and security assessments, incident response and fraud and forensic investigations.

Core clients have included global and UK banks, government departments as well as organisations in the Energy, Telecomms and other markets.

Acts as a mentor and coach for numerous security professionals in Scotland, providing career guidance as well as promoting a passion for the industry.

Provides subject matter experience at both strategic and technical levels, defining, reviewing and assessing enterprise level information security strategy, policies and standards for clients, incorporating the ISO 27000 series, COBIT, ITIL and other industry recognised baselines.

Presented at the inaugural e-Crime Scotland Summit and presents regularly on aspects of Information Security at various events in the UK, especially on the business implications of security issues.

Published in the Financial Times, ISACA Journal, assisted in the production of ISACA's APT white paper, and various other publications.


Apr
12
comment Equivalent of data:text/html,foo but starting with http://
This question appears to be off-topic because it is not a security question.
Apr
12
comment Equivalent of data:text/html,foo but starting with http://
This is not in topic here. You may wish to look at one of the other stack exchange sites.
Apr
12
reviewed Approve suggested edit on File Encrypted using Kleopetra, started showing error while decrypting?
Apr
12
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why don't major browsers currently support TLS above version 1.0?
Apr
11
revised TPM PCR value unchanged with BIOS configuration changes
added 87 characters in body
Apr
11
comment What causes an antivirus to not be able to remove threats?
Morgan - you seem to be having a lot of your questions closed. Please read the faq and How to Ask pages to see what we expect here.
Apr
11
reviewed Approve suggested edit on browser-extensions tag wiki
Apr
11
comment Can you listen to your last GSM call recorded when calling back a user?
Omar - no, this is absolutely not related to heartbleed. Please read the questions under the heartbleed tag if you want to know more.
Apr
9
comment How to protect JSON
Please read the about How to Ask and FAQ pages before asking questions. You consistently ask questions that get closed.
Apr
8
reviewed Approve suggested edit on HeartBleed - How to detect compromised websites
Apr
8
reviewed Reject suggested edit on How secure are virtual machines really? False sense of security?
Apr
7
comment Lots of failed outgoing sshd attempts. Am I hacked?
You know that Stack Exchange uses gravatar, right?
Apr
7
revised Identify an attacker's web vulnerability scanner by IP request rate
deleted 22 characters in body; edited title
Apr
7
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Why did Java (JRE) vulnerabilities peak in 2012-2013?
Apr
7
reviewed Reject suggested edit on What was so dangerous about PGP that its creator was charged in court for it?
Apr
7
comment How can NSA see everything without us noticing that?
Why do you think nothing was detected before - that really isn't correct...
Apr
7
comment Why did Java (JRE) vulnerabilities peak in 2012-2013?
Also remember that the final datum point is not really applicable. 2014 may end up higher than 2013. Discounting it means the only real anomaly is why it didn't ramp up from 2008 - what kept it down?
Apr
4
comment hiding javascript in image
I have tried to clean up the question, it can be answered but we aren't going to give you code to do it.
Apr
4
revised hiding javascript in image
deleted 142 characters in body; edited tags
Apr
4
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How does a country block its citizens from accessing a site?