CYBER PROTECT OFFICER FOR NOTTINGHAMSHIRE POLICE
Kirsty has been a Cyber Protect & Prevent Officer for Nottinghamshire police since August 2018.
Kirsty initially joined the force in February 2018 as a Fraud & Cyber Protect Assistant where she helped set up the Fraud Protect processes, whilst supporting and protecting victims of Fraud and Cyber enabled crime. Kirsty began her career at CapitalOne working across various Fraud areas for 13 years within the company.
As part of the Cyber Protect network, Kirsty delivers tailored protect advice to local businesses and organisations, including completing cyber security reviews for businesses and hosting business events for local SMEs. In her role, Kirsty covers the Protect, Prevent and Prepare strands of the 4 P’s strategy, as well as assisting with the Pursue strand where possible, to help make businesses and the public more resilient against Cyber Crime.
Being certified in CISMP (Certificate in Information Security Management Principles) has helped equip Kirsty to have relevant conversations with SME’s within Nottinghamshire to advise where they maybe vulnerable to a cyber-attack and make recommendations to increase their cyber security to Protect their data, assets and people.