My blog posts
When the data is collated into graphs, clear patterns emerge. This graph, below, shows the number of DDoS attacks (designed to slow down or disrupt our members... >>
When asked to assess their perceived level of protection, 43% of colleges scored their organisation eight or more out of ten. The mean score was 7.1, which was... >>
This is not unusual and, while the compromised user credentials were not taken from the organisations concerned and were not directly associated with their... >>
I am responsible for the establishment, development and overall leadership of Jisc’s security operations centre including its strategic direction.
I lead a number of work streams in Jisc's security programme to develop new, and enhance existing, cyber security products and services to help protect the Janet Network and to help institutions protect their networks.
I have been working in educational technology for more than 15 years, developing policy and strategy on a national level in the areas of information security and access and identity management.
I have experience of leading strategic programmes across the educational landscape in the UK, including developing Jisc’s annual cyber security posture survey, and have an MBA in cyber security.
Colleges under-estimate risk of cyber attacks
FE News, August 2018
Colleges ‘over-estimating’ cyber-attack readiness
TES, August 2018
Password safety: why it's time to get tough
Education Technology, May 2018
Why it's time to get tough on passwords
edquarter, May 2018
Jisc says it’s time to get tough on passwords
UKAuthority, May 2018
Don't put yourself at risk online
TES, April 2018