Richard Beck is Director of Cyber at QA. He works with customers to build effective and successful learning solutions tailored for business needs, helping to solve business problems. Richard has designed and architected numerous enterprise and nationwide cyber programmes for QA customers. Responsible for the QA cyber portfolio, products, proposition and cyber partner community. He has over 15 years' experience in senior Information Security roles.
Prior to QA, Richard was Head of Information Security for an organisation who underpin 20% of the UK's Critical National Infrastructure. Richard also held Security and Technical Management posts in Defence, Financial Services and HMG. He holds a number of leading cyber professional certifications, including CISSP, CISM, CISA.
Richard sits on a number of industry boards and security advisory panels, and previously chaired the Communication Industry Personnel Security Information Exchange (CPNI). He is the work stream lead for Cyber Skills & Diversity on the techUK Cyber Management Committee, in addition Richard is also supporting a work stream for the UK Cyber Security Council Formation project. Richard is a regular contributor for cyber insights and industry collaboration including speaker engagements.
He is also a STEM Ambassador working to engage and enthuse young people in the area of cyber security. Providing a unique perspective on the world of cyber security to teachers and encourage young people to consider a career in cyber security.
The Future of Cyber-Enabled Fraud
Deepfake, biometrics and artificial intelligence, QA's Cyber Practice Director, Richard Beck, takes a look at the future of c…15 March 2023
Cyber Pulse: Edition 189 | 05 August 2022
In this week's blog post: Blockchain platform Solana breached - $8 million and counting, Cryptocurrency service drained of $2…05 August 2022
Cyber Pulse: Edition 188 | 27 July 2022
In this edition: Hackers steal $6 million from blockchain music platform, GoMet Backdoor Used in Attacks Targeting Ukraine, C…27 June 2022
Cyber Pulse: Edition 187 | 18 July 2022
In this edition: Lithuania experience geopolitical motivated cyber attacks, Germany bolsters defences against Russian cyber t…18 June 2022
Cyber Pulse: Edition 186 | 23 June 2022
In this edition: PowerShell Advisory from National Security Agency (NSA), Ukrainian cybersecurity officials exposed two new h…23 June 2022
Cyber Pulse: Edition 185 | 23 May 2022
In this edition: Pro-Russian hackers target Italian institutions, Canada bans Huawei and ZTE 5G and 4G equipment, Greenland s…23 May 2022
Cyber Pulse: Edition 184 | 13 May 2022
In this edition: German automotive companies targeted, Docker attacks linked to cryptominers, HP & Intel announce patches for…13 May 2022
Cyber Pulse: Edition 183 | 29 April 2022
In this edition: More than $13 million in crypto stolen, cryptomining campaign has been targeting Docker APIs, Microsoft repo…29 April 2022
Cyber Pulse: Edition 182 | 22 April 2022
In this edition: APT Group targeting blockchain and crypto industry, ransomware targets ProxyShell weakness in MS Exchange Se…22 April 2022
Cyber Pulse: Edition 181 | 13 April 2022
In this edition: Hackers steal $320,000 in Cryptocurrency from NFT & Crypto community platform, ICS-capable malware targets a…13 April 2022