Barry Wilks, MBCS - Information Security Manager

Last Updated: 3rd August 2020 (over 2 years ago)

United Kingdom


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35 to 44

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SC Cleared experienced and results-driven IT security technologist & systems manager with increasingly responsible experience providing strategy and security implementation for Fortune 500 companies. Sophisticated understanding of the research, analysis, design, testing and implementation of complex computer network security/protection technologies for company information and network system/applications. Expert knowledge of ISO27001, PCI DSS and GDPR compliance requirements.


Information Systems Security Consultant

   Jun 2017
— Aug 2018

Support the Business Services Cyber Division to ensure compliance with ISO27001, NIST & ITIL standards; as mandated by customers including defence, public sector and government agencies. The role involved supporting the Patch Management Team, deployment and support of application and O/S updates globally. Review all of ABB patching processes to ensure ITIL compliance and advise on improvements. Successfully designed & developed an ABB Patching SharePoint platform as part of a continual improvement program; using Agile practices for software development & deployment. Provided guidance and expertise on security incidents including identification, resolution and lessons learned. Contributed to ABB’s risk reduction & mitigation measures; and enhanced their information security posture.

O365 & SharePoint Architect

   Apr 2015
— May 2017

The purpose of my role is to migrate PDSA’s current SharePoint 2007 on premise intranet to SharePoint On-line & Office 365. This position has required me to project manage, design & support the new O365 infrastructure. I am involved at all levels from working with the General Director to departmental staff. I have successfully formed a SharePoint User Group for the organisation to ensure that the new platform is well supported and moved forwards as new content becomes available. The project has produced immediate positive results and staff efficiencies: utilising latest technologies for income reporting, fundraising activities and business process streamlining.

Migration of SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013 on-line & Office 365 including OneDrive and Skype for Business
Project management of migration to Prince2 standards
Working with key stakeholders and 3rd parties for best results
Creation of documentation & training materials to ITIL and ISO27001 best practices
Leading the SharePoint User Group to ensure end user experience is consistent
Design content and SharePoint web parts for enhanced functionality
Manage the Federated Active Directory Domain stored in the Azure cloud platform