Episode 23 : Jordan Wylie

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Episode 23 : Jordan Wylie


I’m delighted to be joined by Jordan Wylie for this week’s show. Jordan is behind the wonderful cyber security campaign for the shipping industry.

Jordan Wylie is the Founder and Principal Consultant at JWC International Ltd. Over the last 15 years he has accumulated a wealth of experience in the security and global marine sector from the operational to the strategic level, in the fields of maritime security, safety and risk management.

Having initially spent 10 years in the British Armed Forces as a Non Commissioned Officer, which included service on operations in Northern Ireland and Iraq, as an intelligence and reconnaissance specialist. Jordan has since successfully positioned himself as a recognised subject matter expert in the highly complex fields of Maritime Counter Piracy and Maritime Counter Terrorism.  

Jordan continues to provide advice, guidance and bespoke marine solutions to governments, many of the worlds leading shipping companies and the offshore Oil & Gas industry, as a security, risk and training advisor. With a proven track record of professional delivery across the public and private sectors, Jordan is a highly regarded maritime professional and is also a regular guest speaker on current maritime security affairs.  

In addition to holding a BA (Hons) in Marine Risk Management and a Master of Arts (MA) in Maritime Security Operations, Jordan is also an approved instructor and assessor with the United Kingdom Department for Transport (DfT), Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and an International Standards Verifier (ISV) for Pearson Edexcel, the worlds leading education awarding body for certification and qualifications.

Jordan currently holds a full time Managing Director position at Sovereign Global UK, a world leader in maritime capacity building programmes for developing sovereign states in Africa and also fulfills a part time Non-Executive Director (Training Advisory) role for the Marine CSO’s (Company Security Officers) Alliance, a global risk management secure platform for shipping company security risk managers to exchange information, intelligence and new ideas in the fight against organised crime at sea. Jordan was appointed as the President of the security industry leading networking group, the Security and Risk Management Alumni in January 2016.

Be Cyber Aware at Sea site – Be Cyber Aware at Sea

Posters from the Campaign – Awareness

Jordan on Twitter – @mrjordanwylie

Cyber Aware at Sea hashtag – #becyberawareatsea

Don’t forget, to get in touch with me either try the contact page of the site or follow me on Twitter, where I can be found at @Jenny_Radcliffe

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