Paul Overton

Paul is Managing Director of Trusted Cyber Solutions. He has over 20 years experience in the design, development, operation and management of network systems and electronic security. In previous roles, Paul has been a director of a major Internet Service Provider responsible for security design and engineering, with clients including large multinational companies and government departments. He has also been global security design authority for a major telecommunications company. 

Paul has led security teams providing security audit, penetration testing, vulnerability scanning, secure network and server design as well as the design, testing, and deployment of firewalls, Virtual Private Networks, and public key infrastructures. In addition he has many years Project Management experience.

Examples of Paul’s experience include:

  • Leading the team that audited a major MoD installation being outsourced to an external service provider, identified and implemented compliance requirements and successfully took  it through accreditation
  • Development of a managed security service capable of deploying over 1000 managed firewalls
  • Review of a portfolio of transactional websites being run on behalf of major sporting organisations. Identification and resolution of major performance and security issues through redesign and implementation of the core applications
  • Paul is an acknowledged expert in the IT and Telecomms security field. He is a regular speaker at conferences on security matters and belongs to a number of the key industry and government forums focused on the topic.