David is a well known Transformation & Digital CIO, he consults as an Advisor in Financial Services.
He is also in the innovation ecosystem as an Advisor to Sapien Ventures, Tyro Fintech Hub, Venturetec Accelerator and for a number of startups.
David is a popular writer for a number of IT publications including CIO, Computerworld and CSO Magazine.
Company Boards are becoming more cyber security savvy
My Advice to Prime Minister Mr Turnbull
The changing role of a the CISO
Effective management of information security risk is a classic example of the interplay between people, process and technology.
Thales Asia Pacific
Board meetings actually become one of the meetings I look forward to
University of London
CISO must act as a translator between technology, security jargon and business risks.
3 ways we keep the executive & board versed on Cyber Security
“Storing certificate information on Blockchain Technology is another way to thwart hackers”
The most vulnerable crisis areas for board members were reputation & cyber-crime
Open source SOC project has been a great experience
Jones Lang Lasalle
Cyber Insurance is a crutch; the best insurance is staff education
7 Questions to ask your CFO to get more Cyber Security Investment
Bank of Queensland
“At least 50% of my week goes into thinking about the future ”
“Innovation in Cyber Security is not just about thinking outside the box, it is also redefining the box.”
“Agile projects are collaborative at inception, with inclusion of Architects”
“The Internet of Things & Smart devices are likely to accelerate the evolution"
“create your long, medium and short term plans and then you work on them.”
"The most difficult part of the job is to stay on top of advanced threats, remediation and persuade other teams to remediate"
"With government moving to cloud services ……understanding the security capabilities is important"
"Exploring ways to build security into DevOps to ensure new digital services are ‘secure by design"
“There's not yet any evidence that remote control access of an aircrafts' avionics system via an in-flight wifi network is possible”
"Incident response plans are ‘war gamed’, and are done so on a regular basis"
"Cost-effective security is only arrived at through careful and elegant design"
"Our approach when recruiting is based on culture, leadership and communications first"