The ethos of IT Security Expert is to increase awareness, providing cyber security news, and promoting and explaining Information Security best practices in plain English.
Dave Whitelegg, Founder of the IT Security Expert Blog and Cyber Security Expert website, has provided media with expert opinion and general advice on Information and Cyber Security issues in the public spotlight, and has made many appearances on Sky News, BBC News 24, ITV Regional News, BBC National Radio (Five Live & Radio 4) and local Radio. Dave has also been interviewed and quoted in numerous newspaper (national & local) and magazine articles.
Rather than baffling with technical jargon and science, Dave's goal is to explain the Information and IT security issues, concerns and the events of the day, on terms which “the average person in the street” can understand.
Dave Whitelegg has nearly two decades of Information Security experience within the military, banking industry, schools, within large businesses, and holds the following Certifications:
Certified Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CFHI)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Payment Card Industry (PCI) Internal Security Assessor (PCI ISA)
Former Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Former Master Certified Network Engineer (MCNE)
Former Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Member
Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) Member
Dave Whitelegg is an active writer, and has written a security blog for almost decade, has published several articles, including several recently for IBM, and is currently authoring a "Cyber Security" book scheduled for publishing in 2019.
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