Intelligent CISO Issue 9 - Page 51

COVER STORY nd-user te ct Veolia, a leader in optimised resource management, used a Wombat Security solution to make employees in the UK aware of cyberthreats and ensure compliance with GDPR. V In his previous role as IT Quality Manager, John Hield focused on improving IT processes so the company could adhere to a multitude of compliance standards. With time, he found himself more involved with information security as compliance and infosec intertwined and in 2010 he was promoted to Infosecurity and Compliance Manager. Hield found that the steps the business needed to take to comply with regulations, and the steps it needed to | Issue 09 li a eo , V r form e ead ation G overnance L UK THWARTING PHISHING ATTACKS WITH TRAINING SOLUTION eolia is a global leader in optimised resource management and has 163,000 employees worldwide. The company designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. ion an d In take to protect against data breaches, were often very similar. He is known as a cybersecurity and compliance mentor for all within Veolia UK and Ireland. For example, a large part of the business is run by independent contractors who he works with personally to ensure that they understand relevant regulations and are working in a safe and compliant way. He is also on Veolia’s UK and Ireland Risk Committee, is a member of the Global Cybersecurity Team and works in unison with his counterparts from around the world to maintain Veolia’s reputation as a leader in cybersecurity and compliance. He has spoken as an industry leader at several external events in the last year, ranging from the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit to Whitehall Media’s Enterprise Cyber Security event. 51