Patrick MacGloin

Partner, FTI Consulting

 



Background

Patrick MacGloin is a former British diplomat and consulting partner. He has over 20 years international experience in information security, cyber resilience, digital intelligence and complex investigations. His early career focused on end-point forensics and RF security, particularly in high-threat environments. He was part of the team which set up the UK’s National Technical Assurance Centre (NTAC), leading special projects and European liaison. He provided hands-on triage and HMG liaison to international governments in the Middle East in the face of high-profile cyber-attacks in early 2010s. In 2016, as an advisor for a UAE Government entity, Patrick lead a transformation programme which won the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) Global Cybersecurity Strategy Award. He has worked with European central banks and national authorities to introduce national cyber and operational resilience regulation and assurance programmes. He was on the Advisory Board for the RSA Security Conference, bringing the event to the Middle East and presenting to ASEAN Senior Officials with Interpol and US Agencies. He has lead response and negotiations for several large-scale international breaches and cyber extortion events, as well as post-incident complex investigations and testimony for litigation cases in UK, Europe and US. Patrick is passionate about professionalisation of cyber and information security, collaborating cross-discipline and providing direction and mentoring for those new to the profession. He has degrees from the Universities of Manchester and Cambridge.

Board Responsibility

Patrick leads on CIISec’s OutReach to other professional bodies, and sits on the steering committees for CIISec’s Innovation Events (which he also hosts) and CIISec’s Investors Forum. He helps represent CIISec with the Institute of Cyber Digital Investigations Professionals (ICDIP).

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