Our clients rely on highly-skilled information and cyber security expertise, from specialists who don't flinch when they explain to us:
We can't implement automated updates to our software applications;
We can't change default passwords;
We can't connect to the internet to keep our anti-virus updated;
We can't vet all our users - even those with admin access;
Lockcode's CEO and Founder, Sam, started her specialist infosec career as a Research Scientist for the UK Defence and Evaluation Research Agency (DERA) over 22 years ago, and has over 38 years’ experience in science, technology and engineering.
BSc (Hons), LCCP, MIET
HMG CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Sam has provided specialist technical security consultancy and coaching services to Government departments and their supply chains in the defence, intelligence, central government, law enforcement and the regulatory environment. She also provides specialist coaching and mentoring services for existing and aspiring information and cyber security leaders.
NCSC CCP LEAD SIRA | CLAS | ITPC
She has achieved specialist HMG security certifications during her infosec career including CESG (formerly part of GCHQ) Listed Advisor Scheme (CLAS) and is one of the few National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Certified Professional Security and Information Risk Advisors (SIRA) at the Lead level.
HMG CYBER SECURITY COMMERCIAL GROWTH
In 2015 and 2016 Samantha delivered the HMG-funded role of Cyber Security Small Business Champion, delivered through techUK, addressing the barriers faced by small cyber security businesses in the supply chain.
Policy and Standards
Information Security Strategy
Innovation and Business Improvement
Legal and Regulatory Environment
Information Security Awareness & Training
Third Party Management
Information Assurance Methodologies
Secure Operations Management
Secure Operations & Service Delivery
Audit & Review
Business Continuity Planning
Business Continuity Management
SOUTH EAST CYBER | COMMUNITY
She is also the co-founder of South East Cyber (SECyber), a not-for-profit organisation providing free cyber security training, education and awareness workshops to SME business leaders in the South East of England. SECyber speakers and advisors have included DCMS and other Government departments, techUK, Surrey and Sussex Cyber Crime Unit, South East Regional Organised Crime Unit, Cyber Security Challenge, Barclays Bank, Knowledge Transfer Network, investors and industry.