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Cybersecurity aims to connect science and practice in the field of cybersecurity. To achieve this, we work with many distinguished experts and professionals, both from the science community as well as the industry.

We are always looking for contributors to Cybersecurity Magazine. Do you work in the cybersecurity industry and have an interesting topic to discuss? Are you researching a particular topic on Cybersecurity and would like to see this topic better represented? Do you want to comment on a current topic in the area of cybersecurity?

Whatever your motives, feel free to contact us with a short abstract of your topic. If it meets the requirements, we are happy to publish your article!

We would like to recognize and thank all of the contributors to Cybersecurity Magazine. Here is a list of our contributing authors:

Danna Bethlehem
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Darren Thomson
Field CTO for EMEAI at | Website | + posts
Dave Henderson
Co-founder at | + posts

Dave Henderson has a wealth of cyber security expertise after spending more than two decades helping many of the world’s leading enterprises defend their digital assets. As Co-Founder of BlueFort Security since 2007, David and his partner have been working with household names and central and local government to strengthen, optimise and mature their cyber security solutions. David is truly passionate about ensuring companies have the visibility, and intelligence to establish effective, pro-active cyber security controls to secure their businesses.

Dave Palmer
Director of Technology at Darktrace | + posts

Dave Palmer is a cyber security technical expert with more than ten years’ experience at the forefront of government intelligence operations. He has worked across UK intelligence agencies GCHQ and MI5, where he delivered mission-critical infrastructure services, including the replacement and security of entire global networks, the development of operational internet capabilities and the management of critical disaster recovery incidents. At Darktrace, Dave oversees the mathematics and engineering teams and product strategy. He holds a first class degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering from the University of Birmingham.

David Adams
Security Consultant at Prism Infosec | + posts

David Adams is GRC Consultant at Prism Infosec and has specific expertise in governance risk and compliance (GRC). He oversees cyber security incident exercise training and compliance with numerous industry standards. David has over 16 years’ experience in cyber security and is a CISSP, ISO 27001 Lead auditor, GDPR Practitioner, and an IASME Cyber Essentials assessor/IoT assessor.

David Boswarthick
Director of New Technologies at ETSI | + posts
David Lukic
Security and compliance consultant at | + posts

David Lukić is an information privacy, security and compliance consultant at IDstrong.com. The passion to make cyber security accessible and interesting has led David to share all the knowledge he has.

David Soldani
SVP Innovation and Advanced Research at | + posts

David Soldani received a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Engineering with full marks and magna cum laude approbatur from the University of Florence, Italy, in 1994; and a Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) degree in Technology with distinction from Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, in 2006. In 2014, 2016 and 2018 he was appointed Visiting Professor, Industry Professor and Adjunct Professor at University of Surrey, UK, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia and University of New South Wales (UNSW), respectively.

Dr. Soldani is currently at Rakuten. He has served as Chief Information and Security Officer (CISO), e2e, Global; and SVP Innovation and Advanced Research. Prior to that he was Chief Technology and Cyber Security Officer (CTSO) within ASIA Pacific Region at Huawei; Head of 5G Technology, e2e, Global, at Nokia; and Head of Central Research Institute (CRI) and VP Strategic Research and Innovation in Europe, at Huawei European Research Centre (ERC). David can be found on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-david-soldani/ .

David Steele
MD at | + posts

David Steele is the MD of SecuriCentrix and a Cyber Security Analyst. Founded in 2010, SecuriCentrix has grown to become a global Security and Compliance service provider to organisations.

As a Service Focused Cyber Security company, SecuriCentrix’s priority is to deliver the best client experience with minimal disruption while enabling highly effective operational cyber programs.

The firm has forged strong relationships with organisations across Africa, Australia, Europe, India, and the UK.

Connect with David Steele on LinkedIn here.


Diego Lopez
Chair of the ETSI ISG PDL at ETSI | + posts

Chair of the ETSI Industry Specification Group Permissioned Distributed Ledgers (ISG PDL).

Dr Diego R. Lopez joined Telefonica I+D in 2011 as a Senior Technology Expert on network middleware and services. He is currently in charge of the Technology Exploration and Standadization activities within the GCTIO Unit of Telefónica I+D. Before joining Telefónica he spent some years in the academic sector, dedicated to research on network service abstractions and the development of APIs based on them. During this period he was appointed as member of the High Level Expert Group on Scientific Data Infrastructures by the European Commission.

Diego is currently focused on identifying and evaluating new opportunities in technologies applicable to network infrastructures, and the coordination of national and international applied research activities. His current interests are related to network virtualization, infrastructural services, network management, network architectures, and network security. Diego chairs the ETSI ISG Permisssioned Distributed Ledgers, and is a member of the European 5G PPP Technicla Board.

Apart from this, Diego is a more than acceptable Iberian ham carver, and extremely fond of seeking and enjoying comics and wines, especially sherries, ports and malagas.

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