Cyber Security Lead
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Hugh Boyes is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) credential issued by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium [(ISC)2]. He is a Member of the Register of Security Engineer and Specialists (RSES) where he has been instrumental in setting up the new Digital Built Environment category of specialist security advisers.
He divides his time between working as a Principal Fellow at the University of Warwick, acting as the Cyber Security lead for IET, and undertaking cyber security consultancy assignments. He is one of the few cyber security specialists in the UK who focuses on cyber security of the built environment, including transport systems. He was also a technical author on the recently published PAS1192-5 ‘Security-minded building information modelling, digital built environments and smart asset management. At the University his research interests relate cyber resilience and the cyber security of cyber-physical systems, whilst at the IET he focuses on develop cyber security skills initiatives for engineering and technology communities and has published guidance and a code of practice on cyber security of the built environment. On behalf of the IET, Hugh recently completed drafting a Code of Practice for Cyber Security of Ports and Port Systems for DfT.