Bryan LittlefairPublished: Wednesday 9th January 2019
Bryan Littlefair is the Chief Executive Officer of Cambridge Cyber Advisers. He has over 20 years’ experience leading teams within information and cyber security. He specialises in advising executive teams and boards of some of the world’s largest organisations on their security strategy as well as providing security consultancy, guidance and mentorship to the Chief Information Security Officer community.
Bryan is also very active in the start-up community working with both the London Office for Rapid Cyber Acceleration (LORCA) and Cyber London (Cylon) working with the start-ups and scaleups to ensure they have the right approach to cyber security as well as working with more mature start-ups on embedding an effective but practical approach to cyber security with the supporting policies and governance.
He has most recently been the Global Chief Information Security Officer at the Multinational Insurer Aviva, transforming their security capability as the organisation changed to a fully digital way of interacting with its client base. Before Aviva Bryan was the Global Chief Information Security Officer at Vodafone Group he created the Information Security function within the Global telco, created and embedded their security strategy and oversaw day to day security operations for over seven years.
He also directed the Security Research Lab for British Telecom, participating in Global, EU and academic based research studies as well as driving relevant business transformation studies on behalf of BT.
He advises at an executive and non-executive level both Venture capital funds and security start-ups on their security strategy and product visions to ensure as well as working with several universities on both the academic and research aspects.
Bryan holds several patents in the information security space and is a regular keynote speaker at security events.