Brett was one of the founding members of the Customer Security Programme (CSP). CSP aims to transform the institutional financial services ecosystem by raising the bar of cybersecurity hygiene, reducing the risk of cyberattacks and minimising the impact of fraudulent transactions across all 13,000 SWIFT customers in ~220 countries. He’s responsible for:
Brett regularly briefs SWIFT’s Executive, the Board and the G21 Overseers.
Habib Khan has worked with more than 25 organisations to strengthen their security posture and improve cyber resilience by preparing them to defend, detect, respond and recover from today’s rapidly evolving threat landscape.
With over 25 years’ information security experience Habib’s career has included several senior security leadership roles and consultancy across the financial services sector including Fintechs throughout the UK and Europe (freemarketFX, Standard Life Aberdeen PLC, Robeco Asset Management, Close Brothers Group, Nationwide, Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) and EMX Co Limited: now part of Euroclear). Other sectors include Telecoms (T-Mobile and Telia), Defence (Ultra Electronic; Nuclear Decom Authority) and Aviation (easyjet, skyguide), Insurance (Bupa), Retail (carwow), Hospitality (Whitbread), Professional Services (ISF; Deloitte; Boston Consulting Group), Global Broadcast Media (BBC), Health (Health IQ) and Pharma (Mundipharma).
Habib is a CISM with Platinum level ISACA status and a certified ISO 27001 Lead Implementer who has led several blue-chip organisations to achieve ISO 27001 certification. He has presented and chaired panels at several global conferences and is mentor to several people in various stages of their careers.
Siddhartha Murthinty, Chief Solutions Architect, at Spire Solutions provides cybersecurity thought-leadership, advisory, expertise on complex initiatives to enterprises in the Middle East & Africa. As the Head of Cyber Security Solutions & Services, he currently helps his clients with Crisis preparedness and response, Digital-security transformation, and Defensive Cyber Operations. Prior to working with Spire Solutions, he was employed by the world’s largest consulting firm as a Risk Advisor.
Siddhartha has more than 14 years of experience in Enterprise Risk Management, Security Operations and Solution Architecting, spanning Digital Risk Management, Threat Intelligence, IoT & OT Security, Dynamic Deception, Vulnerability Risk Management, Penetration Testing, Breach & Attack Simulation, Application Security, Security Orchestration & Automation, Information Security Audits, Third-Party Risk & Managed Security Services & VAPT.
He also had the opportunity to speak at prestigious events to serve the cybersecurity community with his share of experiences advocating solutions for risk-based management practices, Building cybersecurity for future resilience, Attack surface reduction et al.
Rotimi currently manages Information Security, IT Governance, Risk, Compliance and Business Continuity at a Government authority in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.
He has over a decade of experience leading teams of Information security, risk and privacy professionals to deliver a variety of security programs and services in complex, multi-stakeholder environments across Middle East and Africa.
His experience ranges from redteaming/adversary simulation/penetration testing, blue teaming/incident response/breach and compromise assessments, setting up an intelligence-driven 24x7 SOC, access and identity management, threat and vulnerability management, policy, guidelines and standards development, security engineering and architecture, data privacy compliance programs, Business Continuity and Disaster recovery, Security training & awareness and successfully managing enterprise risk management programs.
Rotimi is the First Offensive Security Certified Professional/Expert (OSCP/OSCE) out of Nigeria. He is a 2-times (2015/2018) Global Cyberlympics African Champion (a Global cybersecurity competition for ethical hackers). He also placed 2nd in the 2016 GISEC Hacking Competition organized for security professionals in the Gulf region.
He has successfully delivered the Assessment, Design and Implementation of the following standards and frameworks: ISO 27001, ISO 22301, NESA, ADSIC v2, ISR, ISO 20000, COBIT 5, NIST, SANS CIS and PCI DSS - in various regions within the following sectors - Financial services, Govt. entities, FMCGs, Insurance firms, Oil & Gas Organizations, Telecommunication providers & Privately held orgs.