Tony Richards

Biography

As a Leading Cyber and Cloud Security and Information Assurance professional with over 14+ years experience of risk management consultancy in central government and high threat environments, Tony has extensive experience as a CESG, Certified Professional and Listed Adviser, as well as providing independent subject matter expertise to clients on topics such as: Cloud Security, Cyber Defence and Security Principle based risk management. During his career, Tony has led a variety of challenging projects, addressing most aspects within the Information Assurance arena and met the demands of many multinational and government clients, providing a wide breadth of consultancy services.

Since November 2013, Tony has been acting as the Head of Security for G-Cloud, and has been involved in the development of the UK Cloud Security Principles and instrumental in the change from centralized accreditation of cloud services to a transparent, assertions based, security approach.