BeCyberSure Appoints Richard Preece as Specialist Boardroom Consultant

New appointment to help Directors and Corporate Officers manage cybersecurity risk and compliance to protect themselves and their businesses

BeCyberSure, an organisation covering the full spectrum of the information security and non-compliance threat, today announced the appointment of Richard Preece as a specialist consultant. Preece will work with BeCyberSure customers at board-level to help Directors and Corporate Officers manage cybersecurity risk and compliance to protect themselves and their businesses from attack and financial penalties.

Richard Preece is a hybrid consultant who connects leadership and culture; governance; risk management; and capability. His multidisciplinary approach focuses upon making organisation’s more agile and resilient, to win in the modern world. This starts by enabling senior leaders to take ownership of the cyber agenda, aligning strategy to exploit the opportunities of innovation, whilst mitigating the dangers of hyper-connection.

CEO of BeCyberSure, Andrew Taylor, comments: “I was immediately impressed that Richard shares the same firm belief that cybersecurity, risk and compliance doesn’t sit solely at the door of IT. It is a cultural, procedural and leadership issue and Richard’s expertise working at board-level with such a diverse range of organisations will be invaluable to us and our customers.”

A former Director at the cyber resilience, training, exercising and consultancy services company – CybX, Preece also spent 24 years serving in the British Army, in a wide variety of operational, intelligence, training and strategy roles around the world. His experience includes working with clients in: Financial Services, Energy, Oil & Gas, Global Sporting Events, Defence and Law Enforcement. He holds an MSc, Design of Information Systems from Cranfield University.