Richard Cassidy,

Field CISO EMEA, Rubrik

Richard Cassidy, is a “Forbes Technology Council” member, consulting to businesses on cyber security, resilience and risk management strategies for more than 22 years, working across highly regulated industries. During his career, Richard has been helping organisations to mature their security response, compliance, risk management, automation & orchestration practices. 


Richard’s security operations experience includes managing breach response, threat intelligence & threat hunting teams, as well as teaching customers a practical understanding of how their data and assets are targeted by cyber-criminal groups, in a bid to drive effective security practices and mitigation strategies in the industry. Richard has led major breach investigations across CNI (Critical National Infrastructure), Finance, Military and Educational institutions over the past decade.


Richard is well versed in showing organisations how to better design, implement and navigate a highly complex threat landscape, in tandem with achieving (and maintaining) regulatory, compliance and data assurance mandates. Richard is an active industry contributor, having delivered speaking sessions at events including SANS, ICS2, BlackHat, IP Expo, InfoSec, FS-ISAC, Gartner and security seminars EMEA-wide.