Stephen Brennan
Stephen Brennan
Senior Vice President - Cyber Network Defence
25+ years of cybersecurity experience to corporations and governments

International Experience

  • Developed, led and delivered Cyber Solutions in over 160 Countries on 6 continents.
  • Focus regions include; North / South America, Africa, Middle East, Europe, Asia, and Australia
  • Specialising in global solutions for complex systems in hostile environmental and threat environments.
  • Worked with multinational co-operatives including: United Nations, Interpol, FVEY, NATO, Médecins Sans Frontières, UNICEF
  • Industry specialist across Government, Aerospace & Defence, Diversified Energy, Financial Services, Healthcare and Life sciences, Oil & Gas, Transport

Educational Experience

  • Master of Information Systems Security - Charles Sturt University
  • A.DIP, Adv Electronics and Industrial Computer Systems - JSST St George TAFE
  • Winner Ingenious Minds - Global Award for CSC's top thinkers

Employment History

  • Global General Manager and Senior Managing Partner of CSC's Global Cybersecurity Consulting practice
  • Global Technical Consulting Lead and Managing Partner of CSC's Global Cybersecurity Consulting practice
  • Global Program Director of CSC's StrikeForce
  • Senior Security Architect of CSC's Global CyberSecurity Managed Services
  • Senior Security Engineer at UnixPac
  • Senior Hardware Developer at TeleTech International
  • Senior Application Developer at TeleTech International (on Behalf of Commonwealth Bank and Telstra)

Cyber Security - Related Experience

  • Initiated cybersecurity career as a hardware and software hacker
  • Consulted to hundreds of organizations across all facets of cybersecurity, including hardware, software, infrastructure, managed services, incident response, policy, privacy, threat mitigation, compliance and governance, in domains ranging from Internet of Things to the cloud, apps and big data
  • Instrumental in the creation of CSC's elite StrikeForce, the industry's first commercial ethical hacking and digital forensics group
  • Senior Contributor to the discovery, research and publishing of the first "Human-Morphic" threats
  • Senior Contributor to CSC's "Security Stack" and "Cloud Security Alliance" programs
  • Developed Over 30 key cyber solutions and offerings for global markets including strategic and technical consulting, incident response and managed services, including several industry firsts such as;
    • Hybrid agent less Advanced Threat Detection
    • Automated application and infrastructure vulnerability and penetration testing
    • Enterprise Digital Forensics and e-Discovery
    • Enterprise ready Prototype, Research and Development Environments (Cyber-Ranges) Conceptual, Logical and Physical construction of
    • 10 global Security Operations Centers
    • 5 Cyber Training Centres of Excellence
    • 4 Certified Forensic Investigation Facilities
  • Senior contributor to managing threats in emerging technologies and markets, such as cloud, big data and analytics, mobile, and Internet of Things
  • Knowledge of compliance intent and requirements for programs such as FISMA,GLBA,HIPAA,ISO,NERC, SOX, ISA99, PCI-DSS and ISO27000
  • Developed and written first to third generation languages on a wide range of platforms
  • Requested speaker, author and contributor for events including RSA, AUSCert, GISEC and more
  • Founding Member of several communities of interest in the domain of critical infrastructure and protection including Secure Water