Security Consultant, Ex Qualified Security Assessor
An experienced Senior Security Consultant and Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) with a background in IT. Thorough working knowledge of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and ensures all projects conform to Data Security Standards.
Trained consultants across the whole of the group and developed the strategy that was used across all Sysnet client engagements. Appointed as lead QSA and the main contact between Sysnet and the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC).
Provided additional value to the clients of The Logic Group by offering bolt on services such as the development and implementation of a PCI DSS compliant set of policies and standards, the implementation and delivery of a complete Security Awareness Programme and providing advice on additional technologies required to achieve compliance.
As IT Manager of Littlewoods Clearance Ltd created a network topology diagram and analysis of current sensitive data storage, devised and implemented plans for compliance.
Project managed the transition of Littlewoods Clearance onto its own network as part of the Group rationalisation, including design of network structure, installation of a Domain controller and Exchange Server. Actively managed configuration of the Active Directory structure and roll out of PCs onto network.
Successfully implemented a bespoke system for the debt recovery arm of Signet-IT Ltd. Project managed the transition of the move from old to new and constructed the training format to facilitate a seamless rollout of the new software. Also successfully project managed the entire relocation of the IT infrastructure to a new site, including the planning and implementation of contingency plans using the PRINCE 2 standards.
Experience: Vast experience and knowledge in areas such asEX - QSA & PCI DSS, PCI DSS Policy Documentation & Bespoke Development, Security Awareness & Incident Response Training, ISO 27001 - ISO 9001:2008 & 2015 Documentation & Accreditation Delivery, Data Protection Act Specialist. Vocational Training in multiple areas of Microsoft and Windows.