Posted on 10/07/2012
MSc Information Security, 1996 RHBNC
Piers Wilson is Head of Product Management for Huntsman Security. He is responsible for keeping the technology at the forefront of the threat detection and security intelligence market. Piers provides high-level strategic input to the development and deployment of Huntsman solutions and thought leadership on security trends such as threat intelligence, security operations, automated threat resolution and the Internet of things (IoT). Piers has been part of the information security industry since 1995. Before joining Hunstman, he was in the senior team leading the cyber security practice within Risk Assurance at PricewaterhouseCoopers. There he advised clients, often at board level, around emerging technology risk with focus on security visibility and monitoring, data loss prevention, cloud security and mobility. This role followed a long period heading up the Technical Assurance team at Insight Consulting and working in smaller consultancy businesses. Before that, he started his career in communications security at Vodafone. Piers has worked in most sectors including finance, government, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing, utilities, construction, telecommunications and technology. Piers is a director of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP), a member of the talent management committee of the UK Cyber Security Challenge, a CLAS consultant, a full member of the IISP and chartered member of the BCS. He has extensive experience presenting at conferences and events, and is the author of numerous articles and papers on information security.