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Mobile - 07889 183 207 Skype - andrewbarratt
Andrew is an experienced IT and Information Security Consultant, PCI DSS advisor and QSA. As a partner in the consulting practice at Pen Test Partners he leads the the delivery of PCI DSS compliance services Europe. Andrew has worked with some of the worlds largest organisations as well as some of the smallest. Andrew regularly advises on the complexities that are involved with the PCI DSS self assessment or audit processes and can work with you to help you manage your IT/Information security whilst also maintaining compliance. Andrew has a pragmatic approach and bases advice on a business' appetite for risk, and knowledge of good practice across multiple industry sectors rather than pre-conceived ideas of what can/should be done. Whether it is compliance with standards such as the PCI DSS, ISO27001, Data Protection or just where to start with tackling the latest cyber threats, Andrew brings a wealth of experience to the table. Maintaining links with a number of Universities has given Andrew the opportunity to give technical presentations as well present on careers in information security, professional development and to mentoring undergraduates in his spare time. Alongside this Andrew has spoken at conferences about various information security issues. Technical experience:- Information Security, PCI DSS, Windows, Linux, Citrix, the .NET framework, web services, unit testing, agile methods, Public Speaking Events London - E-crime conference -- Coming up! @AthCon 2012 - Better Breach Disclosure = Better Risk Management DeepINTEL 2012 - Better Breach Disclosure = Better Risk Management IsacaNorth - 2012 - Better Breach Disclosure = Better Risk Management University of Bradford - 2010 - What Employers Want Royal Holloway - 2007 - Covert Channels Blog -


Market Sector Experience
Retail, e-commerce, Oil/Gas, Financial Services

Technical Skills
PCI DSS, ITIL, ISO27001, ISO27002, Information Security, Cyber Defence, Ethical Hacking - Penetration testing, Forensic analysis, IT audit, Cyber liability insurance assessments, IT due diligence, IT / Information Security due diligence


  • Coalfire Systems

    Managing Director
    100+ Employees 2012 - Current

  • Trustwave

    Managing Consultant - UK/I, Europe, Middle East
    100+ Employees 2009 - 2012
    Managing Consultant for Trustwave responsible for delivery in UK/Ireland, Europe and Middle East regions.
  • KPMG

    100+ Employees 2006 - 2009
  • iSoft plc

    Technical Consultant
    100+ Employees 2004 - 2006

Education History

  • Computer Science BSc(Hons)

    The University of Bradford
    1998 - 2001


PCI DSS - Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) PCI DSS - Point to Point Encryption Specialist (P2PE QSA) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Microsoft Certified Professional Chartered IT Professional registered with the British Computer Society

Clubs and Associations

PCI DSS - Qualified Security Assessor (QSA)
British Computer Society - MBCS CITP - Chartered IT Professional

Interests and Hobbies

Public Speaking

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