Auriga appoints Nigel Wilkinson as Lead Security Practitioner

New Lead Security Practitioner to oversee the delivery of complex business-led security projects for Auriga

Online PR News – 21-March-2014 – London, UK – 20 March, 2014 – Auriga Consulting Ltd (Auriga), the expert data, ICT and security consultancy, today announced the appointment of Nigel Wilkinson as Lead Security Practitioner. Nigel will be responsible for managing and overseeing the delivery of complex business-led security projects by Auriga’s team of highly experienced CLAS consultants and Business Process Management (BPM) analysts, building customer relations and continuing to expand the consultancy’s reputation as a pioneer of business-centric data-led security solutions.

Nigel has over 15 years experience developing and implementing Government and Industry best practice information assurance and security policy and controls. His specialist expertise lies within governance, accreditation, threat assessment and the management of complex risk portfolios; he has a proven track record in the development and delivery of general security policies, active threat and risk management including the implementation and management of risk treatment plans and frameworks.

Nigel joins Auriga having been Head of Security Practice and Company Security Controller for Regency IT Consulting/Cassidian CyberSecurity where he delivered cyber security and risk advisory services to the public and private sectors. Nigel joined Regency after 23 years in the Royal Air Force where he specialised in counter intelligence investigations and security and accreditation of front line ground and air systems. The latter part of his service career has included roles as IT Security Officer and Security Manager for the Air Warfare Centre, responsible for security and risk management of installations worldwide ranging from RESTRICTED through to highly sensitive operational intelligence systems.

Since leaving the Royal Air Force Nigel has delivered CLAS security and information assurance support to the MoD, NPIA (now central policing within the Home Office), IPSA and the MoJ where he spent two years as Accreditor for the Exchange Services Portfolio, including Secure Mail, Message Exchange and Video Conferencing.

Nigel is a CLAS consultant and BSI certified 27001 Lead Auditor, holds a MSc in Information Technology Security (with Distinction), is a CESG Certified Professional (CCP) Security Information Risk Advisor (SIRA) and Associate of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (ITPC) (A.Inst.ISP). His specialist interests include personal data protection and social media and his final paper in his MSc encompassed the use of social media in the work place.

“Nigel will provide a guiding light to our consultants on the ground, helping to steer and deliver security consultancy while capitalising on additional opportunities. His appointment is the latest in a major recruitment drive as we strive to meet demand for our unique blend of business-centric security solutions. We’re very glad to welcome him to the team,” said Louise T. Dunne, Managing Director, Auriga.

About Auriga

Auriga Consulting Ltd (Auriga) is an expert consultancy specialising in Data Management, Information Assurance, Corporate Governance, Business Process Modelling, Analysis, ICT and Security. We advocate data as the most valuable part of your business and combine superior security and assurance knowledge with a wealth of business management consultancy and efficiency skills. Using a unique set of methodologies we embed security by overlaying it onto business process and analysing data.

Auriga reported a turnover of more than £1million in its first full year of trading, cementing its reputation as one of the most dynamic and versatile solutions providers in the marketplace today. We have worked on some of the most demanding projects in the UK for customers from the public and private sectors, advising upon the architectures and business processes adopted for the G-Cloud project, NHS and social services databases, and leading the BSi’s largest audited UK organisation successfully through ISO 27001. To find out more, please go to or follow us on Twitter @AurigaConsult.