Richard Hollis is the Chief Executive Officer for Risk Factory Ltd, a European information security risk management consulting firm specialising in providing effective, independent information risk management services. As a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control, (CRISC), Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and a Payment Card Industry (PCI) Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), Richard possesses extensive hands on skills and experience in designing, implementing and managing and auditing information security programs.
Over the course of his career Richard has served as Director of Security for Phillips, Paris, and Deputy Director of Security for the US Embassy Moscow Reconstruction Project as well as a variety of sensitive security positions within the US government and military. In addition to his work with Orthus, Richard serves on several security technology company boards and security industry advisory councils.
A celebrated public speaker, Richard has presented to hundreds of audiences across the world on a wide variety of information risk management topics and techniques. As a recognised industry authority, he has published numerous articles and white papers. He has also appeared on national and international broadcast news as well as being cited in a wide range of press including the BBC, MSNBC, Radio 4, the Financial Times, Time magazine and various others.
Industry Expertise (3)
Information Technology and Services
Areas of Expertise (13)
Social Media Privacy
Security Penetration Testing
Data Risk Management
- ISACA, ISSA, SCIP, ASIS, CSI
Sample Talks (1)
Zen & the Art of Information Security
- Workshop Leader