Garry Scobie is the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer for The University of Edinburgh. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and ITIL Expert and is featured in the Global Top 100 Leaders in Information Security published by Corinium Global Intelligence in 2021. He regularly presents on computer security including sessions on Ransomware, Mobile Security and Cyber in the Movies. He performed as part of the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with a sell-out show, “My neighbour hacked my toothbrush” highlighting the dangers of internet connected devices in the home. He is appearing again in August 2022. Prior to this he was responsible for Microsoft Windows server infrastructure and an enterprise Active Directory. Having trained as an ethical hacker, he has a particular interest in vulnerability assessment, penetration testing and promoting security awareness.

He has been signed by Darkstroke Publishing for a new cybercrime thriller called The Kill Chain which is now available on preorder and will be published on July 16th 2022.


All words © GJ Scobie 2010-2022

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