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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
  • Immediate Past President of ISACA Scotland
  • Full Member of the IISP (M.Inst.ISP)
  • Security mentor and evangelist
  • Moderator of the Security, Music, Parenting, Outdoors, 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.


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reviewed Approve dma-attack tag wiki excerpt
Apr
13
reviewed Approve thunderbolt tag wiki
Apr
13
comment Drupal server compromised - I want to investigate the attack technique / compromise
elcodedocle - I have edited the title to help people understand that you don't want the fix, but instead want to investigate.
Apr
13
reviewed Leave Open Drupal server compromised - I want to investigate the attack technique / compromise
Apr
13
revised Drupal server compromised - I want to investigate the attack technique / compromise
edited title
Apr
13
reviewed Close How to disable RC4 in Windows 2012?
Apr
11
comment Stuxnet - The background functions
Shane - you have already been told. Don't repost the same question multiple times; read the site first, as all your questions have been answered here already.
Apr
10
revised How can I detect a VPN connection (even just in some cases) to get the real location of the user
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Apr
10
revised How can I detect a VPN connection (even just in some cases) to get the real location of the user
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Apr
10
comment How can I find subdomains of a site?
Lost - if you can expand on this, by explaining what Wolfram does, this answer may get upvotes.
Apr
9
comment How to use OAuth with Active Directory
Oleg - your final paragraph was blatant self promotion. We don't forbid that, as such, but you need to be very clear with your disclosure. Or just have links to your website in your profile.
Apr
9
revised How to use OAuth with Active Directory
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Apr
8
comment Old Virus and AntiVirus Development Books
Asking whether or not something is worth doing will get your question closed as opinion based. Have a look at our tour page and see if you can edit your question to meet requirements in order to keep it open
Apr
6
reviewed Close Browser not blocking popups
Apr
6
reviewed Close Injecting a query within a query that has an order by or group by function
Apr
6
reviewed Close Securing clients side scripts
Apr
1
comment How to convince my management of a physical security risk?
Poly- is video of Freaky Clown's Securi-Tay talk up yet. It could also be useful
Mar
30
reviewed Close Issue regarding vulnerability of cookies
Mar
30
comment Issue regarding vulnerability of cookies
Divyanshu - any member of the community can downvote for any of the reasons given (eg not useful, no research effort etc). darkf is also providing useful comments to help you.
Mar
28
comment Services Like McAfee Secure
It should read checking for brand squatting