Greg Van Der Gaast

CISO

Greg Van Der Gaast

CISO
Salford University

Biography

Starting as one of the most notorious hackers of the 1990’s having been involved in the largest mass hack of the time and setting off an international incident after hacking into a nuclear weapons facility, Greg has over two decades of technical, management, and leadership experience in Information Security.

A frequent speaker about bringing visibility, care, and accountability to the Information Security industry and breaking out of today’s reactive status quo, he is an expert in building efficient and effective InfoSec organisations by enabling leadership, addressing root causes, and harnessing human potential.

Greg currently serves as the CISO of Salford University and is also assisting the Greater Manchester Combined Authority on the implementation of their Cyber Resilience Center.

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