Cillian Lyons, TOGAF, CISA, CISSP, ITIL is an independent Information Assurance Consultant with over 15 years’ experience.
Cillian's background is in technology, having designed, built, administrated and managed IT infrastructure across various sectors. He holds a BEng in Electronic Engineering and is ITIL certified. He is a member of ITSMF-UK.
Specialising in Governance, Risk and Compliance, Cillian has created Security Standards and Benchmarks, IT Governance audit programmes for Change and Release Management, lead Security Architecture reviews, researched and implemented Cyber Threat Intelligence solutions, architectured and administrated Identity Management solutions and performed Forensic Investigations. Cillian has utilized the COBIT framework for both IS audit and implementation along with the DMBOK for data management. He is CISA and CISSP certified and was SANS GIAC GSEC certified. He holds a Dip. in E-Commerce from the Law Society of Ireland. He is a member of ISACA, ISC2, ISSA, IAPP, Society for Computers and Law, Institute for Risk Management, Business Continuity Institute, IRMS and DAMA / DAMA-UK.
Being business focused, Cillian understands business strategy, organisation and processes. He is TOGAF 9.1 certified, and also utilizes ITABOK. He has used BABOK to gain further insight into business operations. Cillian has managed projects using the PRINCE2 framework. He is a member of the Association of Enterprise Architects, IASA, Business Architecture Guild and IIBA.
Having an interest in Psychology, Cillian likes to understand people and their motivations. He is a member of the British Psychology Society. He is also an avid subscriber to the Harvard Business Review.