Adam Wedgbury

SpecialityHead of Cyber Security Innovation & Scouting, Airbus

Adam Wedgbury is the Lead for Airbus’ global Cyber Security Innovation and Scouting team, responsible for research and maturation of state of the art cyber security solutions in support of Airbus and its business divisions (Airbus Commercial, Airbus Helicopters and Airbus Defence & Space). He holds a BSc in Network Management and Security from Glamorgan University (UK), and is currently studying towards a PhD (Advanced Attack Detection in Industrial Control Systems) at De Montfort University, Leicester (UK). Starting his career in the defence domain, Adam has a breadth of experience across the cyber security industry, ranging from enterprise to embedded system security, to industrial control and safety critical systems. Active in the cyber security research community, Adam has been lead author on a number of peer reviewed and published papers within the domain with research interests in the protection of industrial control and SCADA systems, particularly applying protection to legacy environments. Adam is actively contributing to the state of the art in the field with his research, whilst also undertaking rapid prototyping projects and integrating the outputs with the business. He is a recognised IET Cyber Security Expert and accredited as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).