Marco Casassa Mont - photo Marco Casassa Mont
 CISM, CISSP, CCSP, MSc, BSc, Senior IEEE Member, CIISec Member

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Welcome! This is the Personal Web Site of Marco Casassa Mont, UK (CV).

I am a results-driven senior manager and principal cyber security consultant. An enthusiatic technologist with over 20 years of experience and leadership in cyber security; cloud and enterprise solutions & architectures; consultancy and trusted advisory; strategy; research and innovation.

I worked in CTO offices, large corporations and medium-large organisations where I shaped cyber vision and delivered innovative technologies and solutions.

I engage in business development, coordination of bids and proposals. I lead teams and large projects / programmes. Business sectors: private, public, defence, financial, energy and telecommunication.

I lead and deliver digital transformation, architectures, complex projects and software solutions for: enterprise and cloud security (AWS, Azure, etc.),   SIEM & UEBA; cyber threat detection (advanced use of AI/ML); threat intelligence; cyber security operations; risk analysis; situational awareness; IAM; privacy.

I also lead strategies, roadmaps and technological innovation: I am the named inventor in 31 granted patents and 50+ filed patents.

Professional Certifications and studies:

Recent News

[2022] Certification Achieved ISACA CISM Certification - Certified Information Security Manager
[2021] Talk Cyber Security for Autonomous Vessels - Cyber-SHIP Lab Symposium 2021
[2021] Certification Achieved (ISC)2 CCSP certification - Certified Cloud Security Professional
[2020] Publication BMT Focus Magazine, July 2020, Delivering Successful Digital Transformation Programmes
[2020] Patent 5 new US Patents Granted No.: 10,764,393 - 10,749,895 - 10,686,814 - 10,666,672 - 10,536,483 
[2019] Patent 3 new US Patents Granted No.: 10,325,092 - 10,262,132 - 10,250,627
[2019] Publication JUMP: Tactical Cyber Mission Planning - NATO STO
[2017,2019] Patent 4 new US Patents Granted No.: 10,913,892 - 10,192,066 - 10,027,632 - 9,798,888
[2017] Publication Security Challenges in Hybrid Cloud: Threat Detection and Remediation
[2017] Publication Big Data for Security: 1MEPS Kafka processing Pipeline and Beyond
[2017] Publication Threat Analytics and Visualization Solutions for Big Security Data
[2017] Publication Big Data for Security: Usable DNS Data Analytics at Scale
[2016] Talk Security within Organisations: A Sneak Peak at Current Status, Trends, Challenges and Opportunities
[2015] Video Big Data for Security - CREST & IISP Congress

Achievements and CV

My CV is accessible online. An up-to-date profile is also available at my LinkedIn Page. Key achievements and expertise:

  • Lead and delivery of complex projects, software solutions, architectures and digital transformation for: enterprise and cloud (AWS, Azure, etc.), big data for security, security user & entity behaviour analytics (UEBA), SIEM, cyber threat detection & management (advanced use of AI/ML),  threat intelligence, cyber security operations, risk analysis, situational awareness, IAM, privacy management. Proficient in Agile and DevOps methodologies.

  • Lead of technology strategies and roadmaps for: could and enterprise security solutions; cyber security controls; SIEM; big data for security; IAM; Network Traffic Analysis and Management; privacy.

  • Lead of business development through innovation. Shaped and developed new business opportunities in the context ofbig data for security, security analytics, IAM and provacy.

  • Director of multi-party, interdisciplinary, international R&D security programmes: TSB EnCoRe; EU PRIME; HP IAM / Federated Identity Management.

  • Lead of multiple technology transfers into HP/HPE software and security products;

  • Inventor and innovator (HP Labs, CTO Office) with strong background on cyber security, cloud, big data, security analytics, software architectures, IAM and privacy. Named inventor of 50+ patents with 31 granted patents.

  • Speaker and presenter at many public events, trade shows, conferences. Cited author of scientific publications. Publised 60+ articles and papers.

  • Effective communicator at all levels (e,g, CTO, VP, Director) in large organisations, including acting as trusted advisor.

  •  Proficient in cyber security, cloud security (Azure, AWS, etc.), protective and detective security controls, cyber-attacks, kill chain, APT threats, security risk managment and incident response.

  • Proficient Software Solution Architect, design and development lead.

  • Proficient Security Solutions Architect, design and development lead for enterprise and cloud (virtualization, big data and security technologies).

  • Proficient in cyber security standards, including: ISO27001, NIST Cyber Security Framework, NIST SP 800-53,37, etc. MITRE ATT&CK, NCSC CAF, Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), CIS.

  • Proficient in security operation centers (SOC), incident response and and cyber security defence.

  • MSc, CISSP, CCSP, IEEE Senior Member, Chartered Institute of Information Security (CIISec) Associate.

Skills and Expertise

Analysis of complex problems; delivery of projects and solutions; Agile methodology; business development; identification of R&D opportunities; project management; consulting; architecture, solution & system design.

 

Interpersonal skills: presentation skills, client relations, decision-making, negotiation, customer engagement, problem solving, conflict management

 

Industry knowledge:

  • Cyber Security
  • Open source big data solutions (Hadoop, ELK, Spark, etc.), Cyber Security Analytics, Threat Detection, Threat Hunting.
  • Cloud Computing, cloud technologies (Azure, AWS, private cloud, etc.) and cloud security.
  • UEBA, SIEM, Event Management, SOAR, Situational Awareness, Cyber Threat Intelligence,  VTM, end-point management
  • Security Risk Assessment, Decision Support Solutions, Simulations, What-if Analysis
  • AI, Machine Learning and Data Mining
  • Web-based and enterprise technologies/solutions, Identity and Access Management (IAM), PKI, Privacy & Policy Management
  • Software Design, software engineering, development and deployment, Agile, DevOps methodologies and tools.
  • Use of advanced cryptography

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This site was last updated 27-Oct-2022