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Cybersecurity firm appoints former Bank of England Chief Information Security Officer to Advisory Board…

Submitted by on February 28, 2020 – 8:00 am |


Don - Colour Photo High Quality 300 dpi image (2) (1)Midlands-based cybersecurity firm, METCloud has appointed former Bank of England Head of Security and Chief Information Security Officer, Don Randall MBE to their advisory board. This appointment brings a wealth of expertise and advice to this forward-thinking business developing bespoke secure cloud solutions for business users.

Don Randall served with the City of London Police between 1969 and 1995, with key focuses on fraud and counter terrorism. He has since had an illustrious career that includes Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase, Head of Security at the Bank of England, and the Bank of England’s very first Chief Information Security Officer.

In the 2007 New Years Honours list, Don was awarded the MBE for services to law enforcement.

As well as being a trustee of two law enforcement and public related charities, Don is a Fellow of the Security Institute. In 2013 Don was awarded the Imbert Award by the Association of Security Consultants (ASC), recognising the development of ideas for the advancement of risk and security management in the UK.

In 2018, Don received the UK OSPAs Lifetime Achievement award sponsored by the Security Institute.

On partnering with METCloud, Don says “METCloud’s concept is innovative, creative, and required. The focus on both digital and cloud based solutions is an effort that will better cybersecurity for all. I’m looking forward to working with METCloud and advising them on future direction and best practice.”

Don’s role with METCloud will be to offer advice on the cybersecurity landscape, and create opportunities to progress. His wealth of knowledge and expertise will be invaluable in allowing METCloud to provide the best and most secure solutions available.

About METCloud

METCloud is a multi-award-winning cybersecurity hybrid cloud platform, harnessing sophisticated cyber defence, surveillance, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) technologies.

METCloud recognises the burgeoning value of data and customer insights and so, as a Microsoft Azure Ecosystem Partner, METCloud provides clients with secure access to an ever-increasing portfolio of cutting-edge technologies such as AI, ML, Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics and blockchain services.

As a proven vanguard of cybersecurity and cloud platforms in the UK, METCloud is also currently in negotiations for office locations overseas.

METCloud’s holistic approach to cybersecurity and cloud computing provides business owners the confidence to invest in next generation technology and innovation. By doing this, business owners can focus on developing their companies, with the peace of mind in knowing that they are protected by METCloud.


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