Simon Teague has worked in the IT industry since 1995. His expertise spans across multiple sectors including finance, insurance and medical. Simon primarily specialises in cloud architecture, and he brings together a wealth of design practices, relating specifically to combating Cyber Risks.
As Technical Director, Simon’s established background in IT and his forward thinking approach ensures we are always ahead of the curve when it comes to developing innovative IT Security offerings. Above all, Simon is passionate about developing sophisticated technology and translating this into adding value for our clients. He believes firmly in the principle that IT should always be a facilitator for the end user, as opposed to an expensive hindrance to efficiency and productivity. Consequently, Simon is adamant that this principle forms the basis for all of the core values of 24 Lockdown as an innovative business.
Rob joined Northdoor in 1990 and since then he has expanded the technical services team to match the growth of Northdoor’s client base and the range of hardware and applications they use, providing flexible, targeted solutions to customers.
Rob is passionate about solving business issues using IT and how clients can store, protect and use their data effectively. His depth of knowledge of cyber security has led him to speak at industry events such as ‘The Evolving Cyber Threat Landscape’.
Kevin served as the leader of the Red Rapid Response Team that has achieved a 100% success rate at compromising systems and networks, and has managed over 100 security assessments across the globe. His expertise is in finding weaknesses and determining ways clients can mitigate or limit the impact of these weaknesses.
Kevin is the advisor to numerous government entities within the US and UK Author for Computer Forensics. He is the author of the Centre for Advanced Security and Training (CAST) Advanced Network Defence course.
He is a contributing author to the Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator V3 Study Guide and The Best Damn Cybercrime and Digital Forensics Book Period. He holds a BS in Computer Science from National University in California and a MS in Software Engineering from the Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Texas. His current research projects are in Computer Forensic evidence collection on “live” systems, Professional Security Testing and Advanced Rootkit technologies. He developed the Strategy and Training Development Plan for the first Government CERT in the country of Oman.
Kevin has worked extensively with banks and financial institutions throughout Middle East, Europe and the UK in the planning of a robust and secure architecture and implementing requirements to meet compliance.
Andrew is one of the most experienced PCI DSS consultants and QSA’s in the UK, his background includes leading the delivery of PCI DSS compliance services across the UK, Ireland, Western Europe and the Middle East.
Andrew has successfully managed geographically diverse teams of consultants to deliver complex information security and PCI DSS compliance services and maintains a “hands on” involvement in audit and advisory work. Being actively involved with a number of multinational retailers, payment processors, acquirers and other complex level 1 service providers he has helped them achieve and maintain PCI DSS compliance.
Andrew is a Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP) of the British Computer Society and an ISO 27001 Auditor. He is also a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and holds the CISA, CISM and CGEIT designations and is registered with the International Register of Certified Auditors (IRCA).
Andy’s areas of expertise include the UK Data Protection Act and data privacy, PCI-DSS and ISO27001 compliance, audit, advice and provides incident response management, third-party verification and e-litigation support services
Stephen served in the British Army for 27 years; reaching the rank of Major and operating in secure communications on a national and international level.
Stephen has also been previously attached to the Saudi Arabian Royal family as a communications security specialist, performing security for both the royal and embassies infrastructures.
Dr David Dell
David has been a network consultant for the last 16 years since leaving British Coal where he had been in charge of IT for the North East Group. Now specialising in security and VMware virtualisation, his clients include many of the top banks, audit organisations, car manufacturers and British military contractors.
David regularly works across Europe at NATO bases, advising on network administration, network and OS security, and penetration testing. His goal is to always find the best, most practical, cost effective solution to any problem.