Gary is known as the ‘The Professor of Communicating Cyber’. Gary is a Cybersecurity and Data Protection specialist with 35 years in IT, and a background of working with large and small organisations to improve their technical, physical and human security. Gary is a Consultant who specialises in helping organisations implement security-related frameworks and regulations like NIST, ISO27001, ISO22301 and GDPR and the UK DPA2018. Gary has developed security training and awareness programmes for organisations, focusing on strategy, tactics and operational effectiveness. Working within the public and private sector, helping organisations in banking, fintech, IT services, legal, retail and hospitality. For eight years Gary was the Managing Director of a Consultancy based in Yorkshire. He has helped start-ups to multi-national organisations implement security programmes and frameworks that are practical, pragmatic and added value to them and their customers. A passionate speaker and author, he is driven to help us protect ourselves in the digital universe individually and collectively. This is why he is often called upon to speak to school children about the promise and the pitfalls of social media and to large conferences about the evolution and future of Cybercrime, the Darkweb and Cyberpsychology. Gary brings a unique perspective and fresh approach to the world of Cybersecurity.