Originally broadcast on: Tuesday 25th May 2021, 16:00 (BST)

Securing your organisation’s hybrid working environment

In this episode of teissTalk we discussed:

  • Secure remote and hybrid workforces: Identifying and overcoming legacy security issues
  • Meeting the challenge of cyber security risks posed by the return to the office environment and managing the risks faced by your remote workers
  • How are the roles of the CISO and security teams changing through 2021/2 as they meet the security needs of their hybrid workforces

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Jenny Radcliffe

Jenny Radcliffe, also known as “The People Hacker,” is a world renowned Social Engineer, hired to bypass security systems through a no-tech mixture of psychology, con-artistry, cunning and guile. 

Jenny is a sought after keynote speaker, panelist and moderator at major conferences and corporate events, both in-person and online,  is a  TEDX contributor and is host of her own multiple award winning podcast series.


Gary Sorrentino

Global Deputy CIO

Gary Sorrentino currently serves as Global Deputy CIO for Zoom Video Communications. A former Managing Director for J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management, Gary was the Global Head of Client Cyber Awareness and Education.  For over 12 years, Gary was the Chief Technology Officer for J.P. Morgan AWM’s global technology infrastructure initiatives, where he managed its Data Privacy program and was responsible for Infrastructure, Application and End User Technology Production Support. In 2014, he assumed a new role as the lead for their Cybersecurity efforts and developed a firm wide “Protect the Client” Cyber program designed to raise cybersecurity awareness among employees and clients.  With almost 40 years of experience in Information Technology, Gary has served in various other IT leadership positions in firms across the financial services industry. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan in 2005, Gary was Head of Global Infrastructure and Head of Technology Efficiencies at Citi Private Bank, where he was responsible for Global Infrastructure Support and strategic technology initiatives. Other roles he has held include Global Technology CFO at Credit Suisse and North America IT Controller at UBS

James Mckinlay

Chief Information Security Officer
Barbican Insurance Group

With over 20 years in IT, with nine years in roles within financial services. Specialist knowledge of producing working information security policies and procedures from international standards and frameworks such as CIS, NIST, Cyber Essentials, ISO27000.

A passion for promoting Cyber Defence based on knowledge of offensive techniques – constantly learning and in daily conversation with a global network of internationally recognised red team professionals and blue team defenders.

Ability to set the directions and strategy; to achieve immediate bottom line benefits, proven track record of success in providing solutions that improve the efficiency of IT Security and business operations. Strong understanding of the relationship between technology and strategic business objectives.

A gifted technologist with extensive experience in areas of IT Governance, Risk Management, Compliance, Business Continuity, Threat Intelligence Services, Forensic Investigation, Application Security, IT Infrastructure Security, SOC setup, SOC maturity, Vulnerability Management and Penetration Testing engagements.

Experienced at liaising with senior leadership teams to CX and board level to educate key stakeholders on the benefits of good security practice, changing cyber threats and a risk based approach to committing resource. Specialist knowledge of producing working information security documentation from international standards such as CIS, NIST, HMG, SANS, NSA, AusDSD, NESA and “Cyber Essentials”.

Paul Baird

Chief Technology Security Officer, UK

Paul moved from Scotland to London in the late 90’s to start his first IT job as a systems administrator for Elonex PLC, at the time one of the biggest UK P.C. manufacturers. Being exposed to multiple vendor operating systems and enterprise applications early on in his career gave him the opportunity to learn a broad range of skills in a short period of time which in turn allowed him to shape his career.
Paul has always worked within an I.T. function, having the opportunity to wear many hats has helped him progress into the highest levels of System Engineering / Architecture. Wanting to make the move into cyber he seized the opportunity when it came about and has never looked back. After building a security ethos in a UK FTSE 250 from the ground up he took on the challenge of building a new SOC function within Jaguar Land Rover before his final move to Qualys.
Joining Qualys in February of 2021 as the UK and North EMEA Chief Technical Security Officer Paul is helping to drive Qualys’ vision at C-Level across the customer and partner base. Supporting the Qualys sales teams with his knowledge and experience of delivering cyber security operations to enterprise customers at a global scale. Paul will be representing Qualys at forums and conferences to help support the wider cyber security community.
Paul mantra is “Perfection is not a destination; it is a never-ending journey”

Marios Clark

Chief Information Security Officer

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