Brian Hay

Executive Director / Cultural Cyber Security

Brian Hay APM has a rare blend of cyber security skills and business attributes. Long considered a thought leader in the world of cyber security, he learned his craft not from the technical demands of the industry but rather by focusing on the activities of organised crime and cyber criminals.

Having developed the security concept of the “Lifecycle of Cybercrime” he consults with key clients to understand their business strategies and seeks to assist organisational objectives whilst ensuring the highest levels of security. Brian's broad environmental awareness and thought leadership expertise seeks to understand the client environment in order to align how CCS can assist in meeting the client’s full spectrum of security requirements, from governance, risk management, compliance and technical consulting, through to technology integration, training and managed services. Recently with Unisys as Lead CISO Advisor APAC, Security, Brian was responsible for managing and developing Unisys’ Security Consulting business for Asia Pacific, while delivering operational and service excellence.

Brian brings a wealth of security experience and has a proven record of partnering with industry for innovative solutions to difficult problems.

Prior to joining Unisys, Brian was General Manager, Security for Dimension Data, Australia. Prior to this, Brian was Detective Superintendent at Queensland Police, where he served 35 years. Since 2004, he has worked extensively in the area of financial, identity and cybercrime.  He was Commander of the Queensland Police Fraud & Cyber Crime Group, Chair of the Australia New Zealand Police Advisory Agency’s eCrime Working Group, a pivotal driver of the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network, and member of the Federal Attorney-General’s National Cybercrime Working Group.

In 2009 Brian was the recipient of an international award from McAfee for efforts in combating cybercrime - "The International Award for Cyber Crime Fighter of the Year". He was also the recipient of the Australian Police Medal, and in 2010 he was the recipient of the National AusCERT Award for Individual Excellence in Information Security. Brian has a Masters in Public Policy and Administration and former President of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (Brisbane Chapter).