Ben Rothke is a Senior Security Consultant at BT Global Services.
He is a talented and accomplished security professional with passionate and innovative future-oriented vision, focusing on developing security and risk management as both an internal asset as well as a competitive advantage.
Ben's career incorporates complementary corporate and consulting roles, securing IT assets at domestic Fortune 1000 and global FT 2000 companies.
Ben has a proven track record of thoroughly analyzing security requirements and synthesizing the results into a set of initiatives and projects designed to protect company assets, facilitating business opportunities and maximizing revenue in alignment with corporate goals.
As a QSA, his recent experience includes significant work with PCI, as well as specializing in the financial services, energy and aviation/airline sectors.
Ben is also the author of Computer Security - 20 Things Every Employee Should Know (McGraw-Hill), and was a contributing author for Network Security: The Complete Reference (Osborne) and The Handbook of Information Security Management (Auerbach)
Ben writes a monthly security book review for Security Management magazine, Slashdot, contributes to Infosec Island, and is a former columnist for Information Security, Unix Review and Solutions Integrator magazines.
Ben is also a member of the InformationShield ‘Information Security Policy Expert Panel’, on the Editorial Board of the Information Security Journal, the official journal of the ISC2.
He is also a Founding Member of the Cloud Security Alliance.
Ben's industry certifications include: CISSP, CISM, CISA, CCO, SITA, CGEIT, and CRISC.
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