Tony Unger

vCISO / Consultant, IET / CSA / UKCSC / Freelance

Tony is a security researcher and expert advisor with over 20 years industry experience specialized within information security, cyber consultancy and ethical hacking roles.

Dedicated expertise consists of research, analysis, testing, vulnerability assessments, hardening, risk mitigation, policy and procedure development, architecture design, strategic planning, digital forensics, access control, configuration management, and security documentation authoring.

Previously, Tony carried out cyber research for companies including Micros, Oracle and Blockchain. Appointed in 2016, Tony spent 5 years implementing a security programme and team from the ground up for the Institution of Engineering & Technology, as chairs of UK Cyber Security Council.

Tony has published several best practice articles including The Office 365 Security Guidelines, and is an avid member of the open source & cyber defence communities. Tony currently provides security advisory services to a variety of cyber initiatives & alliance bodies including the CSA, with a strong focus on cloud technologies.

My Sessions

IAM for the Modern Enterprise: Managing High Risk Users and Insider Breaches

Managing insider threats begins with identifying which users present the biggest risk when it comes to a potential incident or breach. Knowing who has access to what is key to managing malicious and unintentional user negligence and compromise which result in insider breaches. This session looks at how organisations can deploy a risk-based strategy to identify privileged and compromised users, gain insights into anomalous activities and behaviours, and implement key strategies to prevent data loss.

  • Annick O'Brien, Privacy and Compliance Counsel, Data Privacy Analytics
  • Manuel Garat, Head of IAM (Identity and Access Management),
  • Ashton D'Cruz, Director CISO & Head - CC&S Governance, NatWest Markets Plc India
  • Tony Unger, Information Security Officer, Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) - Cloud and Blockchain Expert
  • Martin Sandren, Manager Business Analyst IAM, Ahold Delhaize