Ricky Magalhaes

Head of Offshore Security, Logicalis

Head of Offshore Security, Logicalis

Ricky Magalhaes is a cyber-security expert and strategist and has been practising for the past 18+ years working with the world’s leading brands. Ricky sold his company to Evolv Networks in 2005 and joined the leadership of a large SI in the UK which was sold to the Datatec group (Logicalis) in 2012. Ricky leads the security division at Logicalis and is responsible for building together with the leadership the strategy for the European cyber security operations.

Ricky is on multiple advisory boards for vendors, customers and cyber security industry bodies and periodically works with leading analyst firms to help device strategy and advise on cyber security.

Ricky Magalhaes is a seasoned cyber security strategist, architect and cyber expert, Ricky has trained government agencies and a myriad of governmental agencies on various information security disciplines and has speaks at national and international embassies, conferences on behalf of cyber software vendors.

Ricky has overseen and designed cyber security implementations for large entities in excess of 100,000 users and is a trusted advisory for many global fiduciary and insurance institutions and governmental agencies.

Ricky currently heads up the Offshore Security Services Division of Logicalis where he and his team build global security cloud services for international telcos and software vendors. He is also is an advisor for a multitude of cyber security vendors at a board level.

Ricky has been the trusted advisor for many organisations on cyber strategy including Intel, McAfee, Cisco, Microsoft, BAE, Lockheed martin, AT&T, Telefónica, IOD, IBM and many others.

The solutions built by Ricky and his team is now the largest of its kind and has been adopted globally as the leading cloud encryption platform.

Ricky holds a CISSP and has many accolades in information security and information technology. He is well respected in the security fraternity and is seen as a leader in his filed, especially in Cloud and Cyber security.  Ricky has been personally commended by Bill Gates for security work in the Microsoft security arena. He has chaired the ISC2 user group in the European region where he now resides.

Ricky is a results-driven, dynamic entrepreneur offering over 18 years’ experience leading comprehensive Information Technology Security initiatives.  Proven technology leader who excels as a pivotal business partner and provides critical training and leadership to the executive team.  Demonstrated ability to learn and teach new concepts, and is always delivering knowledgeable insights into the latest technologies and strategies and can easily adapt to change and manage numerous simultaneous tasks.  Successful team and managed security services builder and leader who recognizes the necessity to develop and train an extremely efficient staff.  Innovative, high-energy professional with excellent organizational and communication skills and the capacity to assume increasingly significant responsibilities

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Want to find out how you and your family can protect yourselves online? Ricky Magalhaes, Head of Offshore Security, Logicalis, is a cyber security expert and strategist who has been working for the past 18+ years with some of the world’s leading brands. Ricky leads the security division at Logicalis and is responsible for building […]

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