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Richard Beck

Richard Beck

Director of Cyber Security

Richard Beck (CISSP, CISM, CISA) is Director of Cyber Security at QA, responsible for the entire Cyber Security portfolio across the four QA divisions. He works with customers to build effective and successful security training solutions tailored for business needs. Richard has over 15 years' experience in senior Information Security roles. Prior to QA, Richard was Head of Information Security for four years at Arqiva, who underpin 20% of the UK's Critical National Infrastructure. Richard also held Security and Technical Management posts at CPP, GEC, Pearson and the Royal Air Force. Richard sits on a number of security advisory panels including IBM, BCS and EC-Council and previously chaired the Communication Industry Personnel Security Information Exchange (CPNI). Richard 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.


Black Friday Phishing Warning

In this blog QA's Director of Cyber Security, Richard Beck, looks at the dangers of succumbing to phishing attacks during the Black Friday weekend. Read the full article


Meltdown and Spectre - What you need to know

In this blog QA's Director of Cyber Security, Richard Beck, looks at the recent Meltdown and Spectre exploits and how these affect you and your business. Read the full article


2017 Cyber Retrospective

In this blog QA's Director of Cyber Security, Richard Beck, looks back upon the cyber challenges faced in the past year and what everyone needs to focus on in 2018. Read the full article


Staying safe online

We have to accept that we will never be 100% safe whilst online, but we can take many steps to limit our exposure to others. Read the full article


The human element of cyber security

Key thoughts and findings from my two days at 'The Cyber Security Show 2015' in London. Read the full article

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