In this podcast Greg Simpson discusses cyber security with our expert Francisco Sanches. They discuss major threats such as emerging risks, FCA guidance on cloud data storage and the cyber security skill gaps to name a few.
Greg is a London-based Financial Services partner and leads the Banking audit team in the UK. He recently joined Mazars having previously spent 17 years in Big 4 financial services practice. For several years he has been the lead auditor for firms ranging from large international organisations through to privately owned regulated businesses. He provides audit and advisory services to a wide range of financial services firms including retail, corporate and investment banks, fund and asset management firms, stockbrokers, leasing and speciality finance companies.
Greg’s clients operate in specialised and highly regulated industries and he regularly provides insights into topical issues and leading practice as well as assisting Board and senior management understand regulator expectations.
Greg is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Francisco Sanches works within our Cyber Security practice and has been working within information security and IT audit for over 14 years. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
Francisco has been responsible for IT security related projects of audit, advisory and consulting in the financial services, telecommunication and utilities industries, working for major players in UK, Portugal, Angola and Cape Verde. Francisco’s experience includes design and implementation of security frameworks in alignment with ISO 27001, various security audits, penetration testing, data privacy audits and business continuity / disaster recovery plan development and review.