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Nick Blake

Cyber Security Consultant

Nick is a Cyber Security Consultant, CISSP qualified, combining over five years of Cyber Security experience in a variety of sectors, including three in the Smart Energy space. Nick is involved in delivering cyber security implementation projects to many clients across multiple sectors, including Critical National Infrastructure. He provides recommendations on both information and cyber security as well as providing executive risk management support from initial asset discovery to deploying risk treatment strategies and controls. Nick works with clients to strengthen their organisational cyber security processes and procedures. Furthermore, he is an expert practitioner in ISO27001 implementation, performing ISO27005 aligned risk assessments and governance.

Nick previously led the Security team for the Smart Energy Code Administrator and Secretariat (overseeing the parties in GB’s Smart Metering roll out), which established standards and processes for smart data sharing. A key part of this role included managing relationships with senior stakeholders within the energy industry, and benchmarking against industry best practice.

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