From advisory to consulting, strategic and technical...

Cloud Security

Accelerate safe adoption, security integration and achieve regulatory compliance.

Cyber Supply Chain Security

Rapidly assess and manage your exposure to cyber supply chain security risk.

Fintech & Fraud Technology

Review and recommend improvements to fintech and fraud technology to reduce cost of fraud whilst balancing customer experience.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Inform valuation through discrete assessment of hidden cyber "debt", prioritise risk remediation, propose practical solutions. Identify and manage risk of divestiture activity.

Cyber Insurance

Provide expert input on all aspects of cyber insurance for insurers and insureers.

Mobile Security

Advise how to increase trust and reduce breaches by creating mobile apps with strong security, great usability and effective privacy.

Security Testing & Assurance

Perform tabletop and hands-on security testing. Review and improve the coverage and depth of your security vulnerability and penetration testing practice. Automate to drive early identification of risk and threat across key platforms, applications, networks, systems and products.

Strategy & Programme

Cyber strategy assessment, programme and cost challenge with a focus on simplification.

Threat Detection & Response

Assess threat detection and response capability considering people, process, technology and policy. Reduce "time to detect" and "time to respond" to threats, such as APTs, malicious insiders and ransomeware.

Cyber Forensics & Investigations

Assess capability, recommend improvements, implement change. Directly support active investigations and/or act on a retainer basis.

Agility & DevOps

Pragmatically integrate security into agile practices and DevOps to drive developer ownership and empowerment, automation of security compliance and ensure defensible and trustworthy DevOps pipelines.

Regulatory Support

Provide advisory services to help organisations satisfy regulatory requirements and/or sanction in a fast and effective way.

Red Team

Develop your Red Team capability - for corporate teams and companies offering Red Team services to clients. Achieve better results with less operational risk.

Security Leadership

Act as a virtual security leader on an interim or part-time basis.

Speak at your event

As a former Managing Director and Red Team leader, Craig can be hired to communicate ideas in simple and effective ways to a broad range of audiences - from executives to engineers.


Craig Balding, CISSP

Founder and Director

Craig Balding is a London based, international cyber security adviser and practitioner. As the founder of Resilient Security and a Chartered IT Professional, he enjoys designing and creating practical and resilient solutions to a wide range of cybersecurity challenges facing his clients now and in the future.

Prior to starting his own business, he was Managing Director within Global Information Security at Barclays PLC. He led 120+ cyber experts across Cyber Architecture, Security Engineering, Security Solutions and Security Assurance. He created a dedicated Cyber Innovation team and an experienced Red Team to "stress test" Barclays' cyber capabilities. Before this promotion, he was MD and Head of Cyber Risk, where he defined global cyber policy/minimum standards, acted as SME for cyberfraud and provided check and challenge of the first line of defense. He was chair of the British Banking Association Cyber Forum and influenced Bank of England cyber policy.

Before Barclays, he held global security roles at GE for 17 years. In his last role, as Red Team Director, he led a cutting edge offense team delivering major security assessments across GE business units covering finance, banking, healthcare, aviation, research and treasury.

Craig co-authored "Maximum Security: A Hacker’s Guide to Protecting Your Network". He has spoken at numerous events including the FT Cyber Summit, BlackHat EU, Cloud Security Alliance and RSA Europe. In his spare time he mentors military veterans as they tranisition to the civilian workforce.

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