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Equate bolsters incident response capability with new hire from ‘Big 4’ consulting firm

Mar/31/2020

Independent Queensland based provider of Cyber Security, Risk and Security Consulting, Equate Technologies has appointed John McColl as Security Operations Centre Manager with responsibility for security incident response, vulnerability management and critical infrastructure design. McColl’s role will also drive future product strategy and design across key portfolios including Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Security Operations Centres (SOC) and Vulnerability Management (VM).

McColl brings significant expertise in the provision of world class advisory and assurance services to large and medium businesses in Australia, New Zealand, East / South East Asia and the USA through previous roles including his last position as National Director of Cyber Incident Response at PwC.

Colin Stubbs, Director of Security Operations at Equate commented: “John is a great addition to our SecOps team, bringing significant skills in incident response, digital forensics and penetration testing to protect and optimise Queensland businesses and their assets.”

As a Certified Digital Forensics Analyst, McColl has worked with a range of global consulting organisations in the information security industry over the last twenty years including PwC, Hivint, Security-assessment.com and BAE systems.

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About Equate Technologies

Equate Technologies is one of Australia’s fastest growing providers of Cyber Security, Risk and Security Consulting solutions.

Founded in and servicing public and private sector businesses throughout Queensland, Equate combines world-class cyber security talent, best of breed vendor technology and fresh thinking to define, design, deploy and optimise information security solutions that improve performance, productivity and protection.

Committed to building a secure and sustainable life for people and businesses in Queensland, Equate provides an inclusive and flexible culture that facilitates balance in life and work and empowers people to be their very best.

Contact: Stephen Richards, Managing Director, Equate Technologies

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