Richard Cassidy

Sr Director Security Strategy, Exabeam

Richard Cassidy has been consulting to businesses on cyber security strategies and programs for more than 19 years, working across highly regulated industries including finance, insurance, retail, manufacturing, government and military. During his career, Richard has been heavily engaged in the design and implementation of solutions, helping organisations in evolving security, compliance, risk management, data assurance, automation, orchestration & response practices.

Richard’s security operations experience includes managing CERT, breach response teams, threat intelligence & hunting teams, as well as teaching customers a practical understanding of how their data and assets are targeted by cyber-criminal groups, driving effective security practices and mitigation strategies.

Combining hands on experience of the technologies and services that have evolved over the past two decades, with a detailed perspective on end user security risks, Richard focuses on helping decision makers define practical security, compliance and data assurance strategies. He is well versed in showing organisations how to better navigate a highly complex and automated threat landscape, in tandem with achieving (and maintaining) regulatory, compliance and data assurance mandates that business leaders face in today's technology landscape.

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