Edward Hardy Director AlixPartners, LLP +44 20 7332 5064
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Edward Hardy



Edd has a wide range of cybersecurity experience, having been an ethical hacker, International Organization for Standardization (ISO) auditor, Payment Card Industry (PCI) auditor, strategic security advisor, chief information security officer, and senior risk officer for a variety of clients ranging from technology companies to central government departments, to commercial insurers, domestic insurers, reinsurers, FTSE 100 financial institutions, and airlines. He was previously head of consultancy at a boutique security consultancy, designing the service offering and helping the organization obtain investment. Edd has helped large and small organizations take pragmatic, risk-focused, business-led approaches to improving security by moving away from a responsive business approach to a proactive, business-led, systematic approach. Edd has a Master of Science in information security from the University of London as well as risk management, technical, and government security qualifications.

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