25 - 26 April 2018 / Manchester Central

Peter Wood

Company: First Base Technologies LLP

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer

Peter Wood

Peter’s career spans 48 years, with experience in network security, social engineering, threat and risk analysis, red teaming, industrial control systems and electronics. He founded First Base Technologies, one of the UK’s first information security consultancies in 1989. Peter has provided security advice and guidance for businesses of all sizes for more than 28 years, leading a team of expert penetration testers and consultants unrivalled in the industry.

He is also a world-renowned security evangelist, speaking at major conferences and delivering seminars and webinars. He has appeared in documentaries for BBC television, provided commentary on security issues for TV and radio, and written many articles on a variety of security topics.

He is a BCS Fellow, a Chartered IT Professional, CISSP and a member of IISP, ISACA, ISSA, IEEE, ACM and Mensa. He is a visiting lecturer at the University of Sussex, teaching cybersecurity and ethical hacking.

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