Demystifying the threats from cyber-crime – Brian Lord OBE

In this episode, Andy Davis talks to Brian Lord OBE, the Managing Director, Cyber, at PGI Protection Group International. On the show, Brian talks to Andy about how much cyber-crime has changed over the past 20 years. They also discuss how to educate businesses about the dangers of cyber-crime. Andy asks Brian about how much progress we’ve made as a society in regards to our cybersecurity.

Brian served in the Royal Corps of Signals from 1984 to 1992 before joining the civil service. He then worked for GCHQ for 21 years before leaving as deputy director for intelligence and cyber operations. In 2013 he joined the PGI Protection Group International. He has been described by the Telegraph as a leading thinker in the sector of cyber warfare.

Show Notes:

1.10 How much different are the fundamentals of cybersecurity.

5.27 Have the principles of online safety changed?

9.03 Educating people about cybersecurity.

12.31 How much progress has society made when it comes to online security?

17.51 Are people acting slightly irrationally when concerning cybersecurity.

25.22 Why are people so intimidated about starting a career in cyber.