Stephanie DamanCEO Cyber Security Challenge UK
Stephanie is currently CEO of Cyber Security Challenge UK which runs national online competitions and raises awareness of cyber learning opportunities and careers. It is designed to excite, inspire and help talented people, of any age, to follow a career in cyber security. From 2003 – 2011 she was Head of Group Information Risk at HSBC where she designed and implemented a new pre-employment and supplier screening policy; incorporated information risk assessments into existing risk assessment process and was a founder member and creator of Get Safe Online. Prior to that Stephanie was Director, European Security at Level 3 Communications where she gained senior management support for newly created department strategy and objectives showing that security provided a value added service to a company and its customers. Other previous roles included working for the think tank RAND, and from 1983 – 2000, MOD, where she tackled a variety of roles culminating in department head with particular focus on appropriate information protection.