I am a tenacious and passionate security professional with the ability to deliver security strategy and programmes that maximise the benefits of technology, people and process to achieve business goals. Demonstrated ability to engage with and influence at all levels of business, in order to achieve strong buy in for a secure culture and deliver security that
I am a tenacious and passionate security professional with the ability to deliver security strategy and programmes that maximise the benefits of technology, people and process to achieve business goals. Demonstrated ability to engage with and influence at all levels of business, in order to achieve strong buy in for a secure culture and deliver security that aligns to business strategy.
I’m passionate about security and helping the business understand risks in their language in order to gain executive buy in and support for understanding and improving an organisations security posture. I take pride in being highly articulate, a motivational and persuasive team-builder who has a strategic outlook and ability to motivate and communicate innovative solutions to all levels of management.
Senior Manager Cyber Security @ Built and manage a team responsible for project security across all Worldpay covering secure design, development and infrastructure. Working closely with architecture and design teams to ensure designs meet security requirements and policies.
Lead security innovations across the business to drive sales and differentiation.
Lead structured security reviews of all business units to understand risk posture and drive remediation and improvements.
Responsible for the creation of security strategy with short medium and longer term views of cyber programme covering technology people and process enhancements to meet the evolving business needs and changing threat landscape.
Driving senior management engagement with security and security innovations to ensure understanding and buy into the business benefits of proposed programmes. From July 2015 to Present (6 months) London, United KingdomSenior Security Architect @ Responsible for all areas of the WorldPAy security architecture, with emphasis on Network and systems security including the design of a new logging and alerting solution, IPS, WAFs, APT protection, and the overall network security architecture. Responsible for systems security including areas such as FIM, system and application logging, Host based zero-day protection through approving applications from a security perspective. Role also includes inputing into and reviewing wider IT and business projects and solution architectures to ensure they are designed and implemented securely and adhere to regulations such as PCI-DSS and the DPA.
Creating and justifying security budgets, supporting operational security staff as required, and providing risk assessments are some other facets of the role. From January 2013 to Present (3 years) London, United KingdomSenior Systems Architect @ Responsible for all aspects of architecture from understanding requirements through design to supporting implementation on multiple large, multi site projects including;
Lead architect on Solvency II project including implementing new DWH, SSRS, sharepoint, and working across multiple business functions to ensure that relevant and accurate data is in the warehouse and thus the reporting and modelling are accurate.
Architect on full business DR project including storage, server and VM replication, and design of new VDI solution.
Designed and implementation support for updated actuarial systems, secure email solution, risk modelling system.
Performed pro-active secuirty review of environment resulting in multiple recomendations for both simple and larger project based improvements. From January 2012 to January 2013 (1 year 1 month) Technical Architect @ Lead architect for >£14Bn finance business.
Crerated and led architecture function from scratch, set up architecture council, created project design and architecture documentation templates and standards, updated project process to better include design and architecture.
Led architecture across multiple projects including multi £MM simplification and transformation projects, implementation of technical systems DR, SAN and network upgrades.
Responsible for signing off all key technical project designs.
Mentored IT/solutions architects in the team.
Worked with wider European wide architecture team. From November 2007 to January 2012 (4 years 3 months) Security Analyst @ Secure application architecture and design through to implementation.
Auditing and pen testing existing applications and providing risk mitigation / resolution advice.
General network and server hardening, and testing.
Some forensic investigation work.
Producing policies and guidelines. From February 2005 to November 2007 (2 years 10 months) Technical support Analyst @ Initially started off supporting and managing internal systems including Firewalls (checkpoint), AV, AD, exchange etc, moving into support of live production environment with emphasis on web and application security in an environment utilizing Windows 2000/ 2003, Solaris / Linux, and a variety of applications including Apache, Tomcat, IIS, and SQL 2000. From April 2001 to November 2004 (3 years 8 months)
MSc, Distributed Systems and Networks, Commended @ University of Hertfordshire From 2010 to 2013 2.1 BSc, Computing and Human Biology @ University of Hertfordshire From 1989 to 1993 Kevin Fielder is skilled in: Security, Information Security, Solution Architecture, ITIL, Information Security Management, IT Strategy, Network Security, Disaster Recovery, Enterprise Architecture, Cloud Computing, Virtualization, Computer Security, CISSP, Integration, Governance