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 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.