Mark is a Principal Information Assurance Architect within Cisco’s UK Public Sector team. He advises UK Government clients on cyber security with particular focus on cryptography, network security architecture and compliance. He is a regular external speaker and has presented at various industry events including InfoSec Europe, Cyber Security in Healthcare and Cisco Live.
Mark has worked in the security industry for over 15 years and has held various technical consultancy roles including five years working directly within Cisco’s healthcare team. In addition, he has worked on a number of major Public Sector programs including PSN, HSCN and N3.
When he isn’t working directly with clients, Mark chairs the Common Criteria Network Internal Technical Committee (iTC). The group is responsible for developing the global product assurance standards for network and firewall devices that many governments require products to adhere to.
Mark holds a first class degree in Microelectronics and Software Engineering, is a CESG Certified Senior IA Architect and has held his CCIE for over 15 years.