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Meet the team

Meet the Team: Gary Coll

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Q: What is your role at ID Cyber?

A: Cyber Essentials Plus Assessor

Q: When did you join ID Cyber?

A: May 2021

Q: Can you describe your role at ID Cyber?

A: I work day to day auditing companies from various backgrounds on their computer security against the IASME Cyber Essentials scheme.

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

A: Being part of a close team that are willing to work together, have a laugh, and learn.

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

A: I always had an interest in computers and technology, then I saw the scale at which cyber security was growing and decided to jump on the opportunity to learn more about the cyber security aspect of computers and technology. I graduated from GCU [Glasgow Caledonian University] with a 2:1 Honours in Cyber Security, and ID Cyber Solutions has been my first cyber job since graduating.

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

A: I like to fly my DJI drone around various points in Scotland, such as Glencoe and Oban. I also like to play the drums.

Q: What’s your favourite band?

A: Hmm there’s so many, but my top 3 are Lamb of God, Sabaton, and Lovebites.

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

A: My favourite podcasts are Lore and The NoSleep Podcast.