PwC: Paul Brady, ‘Data Breaches and Cyber Incidents’

Biography: Paul Brady, Director, Cyber Security at PwC

Paul leads PwC’s growing cyber security and data privacy practice in the North of England.

Paul’s background is in software development; coding for British Airways on-line initiatives in the late 1990s. Paul moved into public sector IT in 2001; working in Health Informatics for 2 years before spending 4 years implementing multiagency information sharing solutions for public sector bodies in the North-East.

Paul moved to PwC in 2008. Whilst managing Security and Controls on DWP’s Central Payment System; one of the world’s largest implementations of Oracle eBusiness Suite, processing benefits and pensions payments in excess of £120bn per annum; Paul became a member of the CESG Listed Advisor Scheme (CLAS consultant). This meant he was authorised to provide advice to critical national infrastructure providers and public-sector bodies on protectively marked information up to and including SECRET.

Paul is a full Member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (M.Inst.ISP) and his team works with organisations across all sectors on cyber threat and vulnerability management, data privacy and GDPR (general data protection regulation).

Industry Insight Lecture: ‘Data Breaches and Cyber Incidents’

Northumbria University

Paul led an ‘Industry Insight Lecture’ / discussion on lessons learned from some high-profile data security breaches and cyber security incidents, using real world experience where he could (subject to client confidentiality constraints) and shining a professional light on some of the breaches that are in the public domain.

Watch the recording below or via this link

Download the slides