Talking Cyber Security to the board – business risk and opportunity

Event Detail

With most boards viewing cyber security through the prism of protection from reputational damage and protecting the crown jewels, how do you demonstrate the benefits of a robust cyber security stance before a major incident? At the next virtual meet-up for Midlands Digital Leaders, Steven Trippier, Group CISO of Anglian Water will share his thoughts and insight on how to effectively communicate cyber security in a meaningful business context and how to get board members to start asking the right questions. How should CIOs and CISOs present security data metrics and data to allow board members to better understand the relationship between security and the business.

Event Date

Tuesday, 20th October 2020

Event Time

12:55 - 14:15

Event Location

Virtual - Midlands


Steven Trippier

Group Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Anglian Water
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Steve is currently Group Chief Information Security Officer at Anglian Water where he is accountable for ‘all things cyber’ which includes developing and delivering the vision, strategy, security programme and sec-ops across the organisation. His remit includes traditional IT services, cloud IT, IoT and Operational Technology (OT) for both office and remote field locations presenting a diverse set of challenges. A significant part of Steve’s focus is on making security easy to understand, simple to engage with and pragmatic to operate. Prior to working in security his career included a variety of roles within IT spanning service management, programme management and management consulting. Steve holds CISM, GICSP,CIPPE/CIPM, ITIL, ISO20000 and PRINCE2 qualifications.

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