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Richard is a freelance consultant with over 14 years of experience in the cyber security field in private and public sector covering industries such as telco, government, finance, banking, petroleum, manufacturing, utilities.
He has extensive experience in designing of security programs and security strategies based on various standards (e.g. ISO 27000, PCI DSS, SWIFT CSF etc.). His primary focus is on security management and compliance consulting including security assessment, governance and advisory services.
During his carrier he worked on executive level for multinational companies such as Deloitte, Telefónica O2, First Data. During his carrier he managed and performed several security projects in public and private sector from establishing and running security program for the new telco operator to defining overall cyber security governance strategy for the public sector. Accordingly, he has hands on experience in industrial control systems (ICS/SCADA) security.
His special interest is on the human factor as a crucial factor in cyber security. Before the public sector he worked at police computer crime unit performing investigation of high-tech crime on local and international level. He has university degree in security services and holds Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certificate.