Colonel (Retd) John Doody FBCS FCMI CITP IISP MIOD

Industry Expert, British Computer Society

John Doody is cyber lead for BCS Security. John served at CESG/GCHQ for 10 years in the appointment of Head of Information Assurance Customer Services.

He has a wealth of knowledge across the whole spectrum of Information Assurance. In this latter appointment he was a major contributor to CESG’s move to a commercial business footing. He also has a major role as a Non Executive Director to a security company as well as providing Strategic Advice to a number of major UK and US IT Security companies. John is a retired officer of the UK Royal Corps of Signals, a Corps in which he served for 33 years to the rank of Colonel. John has chaired many international committees dealing with Information Assurance, communications and interoperability. John is well known on the national and international

Cyber/ Information Assurance Conference circuit where he has chaired many events and has given many talks on Information Assurance.

He was recently re-appointed as an International Class Director for Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) International (Fairfax Virginia USA).

He was elevated to the Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame in 2012. 

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