Graham Cluley

Graham Cluley

Computer Security Expert


Graham started work on anti-virus software 25 years ago, long before the term cyber security was coined. In a gripping presentation he describes the damage caused by targeted attacks - from theft of data and IP to loss of reputation. He reveals malware authors, how their attacks are changing and what we can do to prevent them. Meanwhile, if we wouldn’t connect a laptop to the internet without security, why would we just plug in a smart fridge?


Graham Cluley has been at the forefront of cybersecurity for over 20 years, since before most organisations had even heard of it. He’s worked for some of the biggest companies in the field and is now a respected blogger and consultant in the area.

Having started out programming, Graham joined one of the first large computer security companies, Dr Solomon’s, as their chief Windows anti-virus programmer. He stayed with the company, taking on international strategic roles before joining McAfee when the security giant bought Dr Solomon’s. Graham then moved to Sophos, one of the world’s biggest business cybersecurity companies as Head of Corporate Communications / Senior Technology Consultant and where he also became the editor of the company’s Naked Security website.

Graham’s blogs and Twitter feed are widely praised as being at the forefront of news and information on the rapidly changing world of digital and cybersecurity. From malicious attacks to data theft, corporate espionage to mischief-making and campaigning exposés, he considers the hype and the reality of the threats to nations, organisations and individuals and why we should all take our security more seriously.

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