Richard Walters

Chief Technology Officer, Censornet

Richard Walters is Chief Technology Officer at Censornet. He is responsible for the current and future development of their autonomous, integrated cloud security platform. He was previously Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at SaaSID, a UK-based IDaaS and CASB vendor, which was acquired by Intermedia in 2013. He subsequently served as Intermedia’s Senior Vice President of Security Products. In his earlier career, Richard was CTO of Integralis, Europe’s largest security integrator, for six years. Richard has 30 years of experience in the IT industry, starting with blue-chip vendors such as Digital, Dell, and Panasonic. With a strong technical background, dating back to VAX VMS and Unix System V, and over 15 years in C-level positions focused on information security, he has in-depth knowledge of operating system and database security, intrusion detection systems, email and web security, identity and access management, cloud and mobile security. Richard has a thorough understanding of risk management and of standards, regulations and legislation such as ISO27001, PCI DSS, the DPA and GDPR. He also spent over 10 years consulting with FTSE100 companies on all aspects of security.