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Martin Whitworth

Research Director, European Security

Martin Whitworth is an established and proven security leader with extensive information security and risk management experience across many sectors.

Previously, Martin has served as CISO and senior security leader for a number of blue chip organizations, including Hitachi Capital, Coventry Building Society, Steria Group, UK Payments Council, British Energy/EDF Nuclear Generation, and GMAC. In these roles he developed and executed a variety of security strategies and programs, and he has extensive experience successfully engaging business and board-level stakeholders.

He also has considerable experience as a trusted advisor to security leader peers in the public and private sectors internationally, as well as advising standards and regulatory bodies.

Martin has earned a master's degree in philosophy from the University of Wales and holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from The City University, London. He is a Chartered Mathematician and also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

This IDC Perspective focuses on the challenge of responding to the requirements of NIS, GDPR, and RPEC to take into account technologies and practices that are state of the art in security (SotA). It provides guidance to organizations to al...
Unlock the Potential of the Encryption Market

Dec 2017 - Market Perspective - Doc # EMEA43314417

by: Dominic TrottMartin Whitworth

This IDC Market Perspective looks at the dynamics influencing the Western European market for encryption products and services. It establishes the key drivers and obstacles that are raising the awareness and interest of buyers, while simult...
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