Tim Wulgaert

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Tim Wulgaert is a consultant, advisor, presenter and author in the field of information security and privacy. He has over 15 years of experience in developing, reviewing and improving information security strategies, policies, awareness campaigns, organizational design and other related security management topics. He has helped companies from 15 to +150.000 employees across the globe and in many different industries, including heavy regulated ones such as banking, telecommunications, healthcare and pharmaceuticals.

Currently, Tim is working on securitythisway.com. securitythisway.com is an initiative to build a security management content platform that aims to provide security and privacy professionals with hands on security policy, process, awareness and other related security management content. In addition, Tim is supporting and advising CIOs, Chief Security Officers and Data Privacy Officers on selective projects and initiatives (via FJAM consulting).

Tim has worked for and with different big 4 audit firms, strategic management consultants as well as niche security consultants and integrators. Between 2012 and 2017 he also was the Operations Manager, Transition Lead and overall “right-hand” of the CISO of one of the largest pharmaceutical companies, managing a team of +300 security and risk people across the globe.

He can rely on extensive experience in discussing and presenting strategic IT and Information Security topics with / to C-level management of both SMEs and multinationals.

Tim is the author of “Security Awareness: Best Practices to Secure Your Enterprise”, ISACA, 2005 and co-author of the Belgian Cyber Security Guide (Dec 2013, ICC Belgium and FEB/VBO). He also co-authored EY Mobile Money 2011 and helped developing and writing EY’s 2008 Revenue Assurance Survey.

Tim is a regular guest speaker on topics such as security, privacy and social media. In the past, he also held presentations and wrote articles on mobile money, revenue assurance and fraud management, as well as on IT audit and business process modelling. Between 2006 and 2013, he was a guest professor at the Master in Computer Audit of the University of Antwerp Management School and the Executive Master in ICT audit & Security of the Solvay Business School.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Tim Wulgaert and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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