About Phil Aitchison
Phil leads the team responsible for the design, build and running of Atos UK&I’s cyber security portfolio. Currently, he is executing our strategy to work with clients to apply cyber security controls into the digital transformation of public services and private sector organisations.
Phil has 15 years’ experience in developing and delivering mission-critical infrastructure, cyber resilience and surveillance solutions for critical national infrastructure clients. Educated in Scotland at Strathclyde Business School, Phil also holds a First-class Master’s Degree in Business & Technology from University College Dublin.
Articles posted by Phil Aitchison
A new cyber security landscape
Since the first Atos Digital Vision for Cyber Security was published in 2017, three aspects of the cyber world have changed significantly. Firstly, with the introduction of the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the NIS (Network and Information Systems) Directive, the legal and regulatory environment has changed significantly and – alongside that – the National Cyber Security Centre has established itself…
Prescriptive Security: a new way to safeguard energy companies
Key challenges Organised crime groups, often in cahoots with corrupt states, pose a serious threat to energy companies. Hacking and malware have been commoditised, so companies that once thought cyber attacks were only about stealing money have discovered that ransomware, data deletion and other destructive system attacks can damage reputations and bring operations to a grinding…
What about cyber security keeps me awake at night?
I see plenty of media coverage lamenting the arrival of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and with evocative tales of the growing cyber threat. Whilst I understand that this is not necessarily scaremongering and that every business must wake up to the realities, my own view is very different. I see cyber security as an…