Richard Cassidy has been consulting to businesses on cyber security strategies and programs for more than 19 years, working across highly regulated industries including finance, insurance, retail, manufacturing, government and military. During his career, Richard has been heavily engaged in the design and implementation of solutions, helping organisations in evolving security, compliance, risk management, data assurance, automation, orchestration & response practices.
Richard’s security operations experience includes managing CERT, breach response teams, threat intelligence & hunting teams, as well as teaching customers a practical understanding of how their data and assets are targeted by cyber-criminal groups, driving effective security practices and mitigation strategies.
Combining hands on experience of the technologies and services that have evolved over the past two decades, with a detailed perspective on end user security risks, Richard focuses on delivering thought leadership tracks that help decision makers define practical security, compliance and data assurance strategies. He is well versed in showing organisations how to better navigate a highly complex and automated threat landscape, in tandem with achieving (and maintaining) regulatory, compliance and data assurance mandates that business leaders face in today’s technology landscape.
Throughout his career, Richard has participated in a number of speaker sessions at events including BlackHat 2017 and most recently at IP Expo 2018. During his time at Alert Logic Richard narrated a partner track for IP Expo as well as talk tracks on topics including the cyber kill chain, threat intelligence, applied threat intelligence, and the role of the SOC.”