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Meet the Team: Ahmed Behlul

Curious who’s on the other end of the phone or helping you through your Cyber Essentials certification? Find out through our Meet the Team series.

Q: What is your role at ID Cyber?

A: Cyber Security Assessor and Team Lead

Q: When did you join ID Cyber?

A: December 2019

Q: Can you describe your role at ID Cyber?

A: I carry out Cyber Essentials assessments and also lead our team of assessors, making sure that they’re supported, have all the information they need, and that applications are on track.

Q: What’s your favourite thing about working at ID Cyber?

A: I know everyone else has said this, but I love our team.    

Q: How did you end up working in cyber security?

A: During my time as a Data Centre Infrastructure Manager, I had the opportunity to gain deep insights into the critical importance of securing sensitive data and maintaining the integrity of IT systems. I was responsible for ensuring the seamless operation of the data centre, which included implementing robust security measures to safeguard the infrastructure and data against potential threats. I found the security aspect of the job really interesting and have focused my attention there ever since.

Q: What do you like to do in your spare time?

A: I spend a lot of time in the gym and love going on holiday, especially to warm places. I also try to go to Iraq when I can — I moved from Iraq to Scotland two decades ago, but I still have a lot of family and friends there who I love to visit. I also spend a lot of time with my family and friends in Scotland.

Q: Is there a book, blog, or podcast you’d like to recommend?

A: ID Cyber Sessions… 😉

One response to “Meet the Team: Ahmed Behlul

  1. Hi Ahmed,
    It’s nice to (virtually) meet you😊. Your help was much appreciated during our CE+ assessment this year and I look forward to renewing our acquaintance again next year!

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