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Piers Wilson

Director
Institute of Information Security Professionals (Confirmed)

As a director of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP), Piers Wilson is heavily involved in IISP research and communications activities. Piers has been part of the security industry for 20 years, working with organisations at a high level and providing strategic input and thought leadership on current and future security trends such as threat intelligence, security operations, automated threat resolution and the internet of things (IoT). He was previously in the senior team leading the cyber security practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers and head of technical assurance at Insight Consulting (part of Siemens). He holds an MSc in information security from Royal Holloway University of London.

  • Looking at the future: how is the role of the DPO evolving?
  • How can DPOs help establish a culture of compliance within their organisation whilst ensuring stakeholder buy-in?
  • How can DPOs effectively attain and allocate resources to their privacy programme?
  • Creating an effective reporting structure for data audit; ensuring all data breaches are reported to the DPO immediately to facilitate an effective and adequate response
  • DPO checklist: understanding how your organisation collects, stores, utilises and transfers data to ensure you are compliant
  • DPO checklist: conducting an effective Privacy Impact Assessment to aid in achieving GDPR compliance