In this episode, we are joined by Alex Tilley (Head of Threat Intelligence, Asia Pacific and Japan – Secureworks) as we dive deep into the challenges that come with fostering a strong security culture within organizations. We explore the importance of cross-departmental collaboration, the need for clear and engaging cybersecurity training, and the emotional hurdles of dealing with security incidents.
Alex shares valuable insights in handling crises, addressing ego-driven conflicts, and the crucial role of the board in cyber. Join us as we unravel the intricate layers of today’s security culture and learn from his experiences and expertise.
With over 20 years of experience in computer security and cybercrime, Alex Tilley is a highly awarded cybercrime researcher. Beginning his career in the online casino industry on Australia’s Gold Coast, Alex went on to implement and administer many varieties of network security technologies within Australia’s banking industry. Alex was on the forefront of research and countermeasures when phishing and malware first began to attack banking platforms and customers. When he later became the Australian Federal Police’s senior cybercrime technical analyst, he combined his technical background with an analytical approach to discover “who” the cybercriminals were, why they were attacking specific targets, and what they were looking for. This included identifying exposing online child predators as well as cybercriminals. During this time Alex become a key member of the operations team responsible for many high profile cases.