Full Name
Calum Thomson, Cybersecurity Specialist, Portfolio
Job Title
Cybersecurity Specialist
Speaker Bio
Calum is a Cybersecurity Specialist and sits in the Portfolio Tech Team. He joined Hg after three years working in cyber operations for JP Morgan, where he specialised in public cloud technologies as well as detecting, mitigating, and responding to cyber-attacks.
He transitioned into cybersecurity when he was selected as one of 55 successful candidates (from thousands of applicants) to join the SANS Cyber Retraining Academy, which had a syllabus created by GCHQ in conjunction with experts from the SANS Institute. Prior to this, Calum worked in engineering and architecture roles for both on-prem and cloud hosted infrastructure in the energy and technology sectors.
Calum is from Scotland and holds a BEng degree in electronic and electrical engineering from the University of Strathclyde, as well as industry qualifications from Microsoft, Cisco and GIAC.
Calum Thomson, Cybersecurity Specialist, Portfolio