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Head of Cyber & Strategic Advisor
Experienced corporate executive with 30 years of IT & consulting experience. Exited in 2017 as Founder, CISO & CTO of a software development firm.
Former military officer, Enterprise Risk Management consultant, co-founder of a non-profit called TechVets & architect of modern Red Team Penetration Testing.
An IT professional with 20 years hardware & software experience in small, medium & large IT companies. Tony leads Toro’s IT support to clients.
Our ethos is to lead by example and with absolute integrity. We always act in your best interest, shape our solutions to meet your needs and add real value. We stake our personal reputations on the service Toro delivers. Our people are highly vetted and have a solid track record of working in corporate security and for the UK Government.
Toro’s team have unrivalled experience delivering security assurance across a broad range of sectors, including critical national infrastructure, technology and financial services. Toro prides itself on a track record of intelligent, high quality but cost-effective solutions that enable businesses to fully understand and manage their security risks.
Toro’s CEO is a distinguished and specialist former military commander who designed the UK’s first Red Team penetration testing methodology to combine physical intrusion, social engineering and ethical hacking to replicate the sophisticated blended threats facing businesses. He has since led teams on over 100 projects to review the security of a wide range of clients, including law firms, financial services and technology companies. He also co-founded TechVets, a not-for-profit organisation supporting military veterans embarking on careers in cyber security and technology.
Toro’s Head of Cyber is a seasoned IT professional and successful entrepreneur. He founded and served as the CISO and CTO of an IT software company, whose products are currently used by 3,500 clients, including 80 FTSE 100 and 40 of the Fortune 100 companies. He sold the business in 2017.
Toro’s lead penetration tester has over 20 years of experience within the cyber security industry. As both a CHECK Team Leader and TigerScheme Senior Tester, he has worked globally on penetration tests as a skilled ethical hacker and high-level network infrastructure architect for both private and public sector clients. He leads Toro’s penetration testing, infrastructure reviews and technical training delivery alongside managing the cyber incident response team dealing with data breaches.
“We take the safety of our people very seriously. We decided to enhance the physical & cyber security awareness of our staff by commissioning the support of Toro to deliver a security training package. The content was perfectly tailored to our needs, & we were thoroughly impressed with the professionalism & experience of the Toro instructors. We would fully recommend others to use Toro when growing a corporate culture of security.”
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