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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).

Wire Demonstrates Commitment to Transparency

Apr 2018 - Market Note - Doc # EMEA43736218

by: Martin Whitworth

This IDC Market Note looks at the recent announcement from secure collaboration platform supplier Wire regarding the results of the second independent security audit of its secure communications application for iOS, Android, and web applica...
This IDC Market Perspective focuses on the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Code of Conduct in the face of imminent General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in May 2018. The goal of the Code of Conduct is to offer multi-level certification p...
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