Dr Kevin Jones is Head of Cyber Security Architecture, Innovation and Scouting at Airbus, leading a global network of; teams, projects and collaborations including; research & innovation, state of the art solutions development, and technology scouting for cyber security across; IT, ICS and Product security domains. He holds a BSc in Computer Science and MSc in Distributed Systems Integration from De Montfort University, Leicester where he also obtained his PhD: A Trust Based Approach to Mobile Multi-Agent System Security in 2010.
He is active in the cyber security research community, has published numerous papers and holds a number of patents within the domain. He is well known as an innovator, thought leader, and is responsible for multiple cyber security demonstrator platforms and laboratories. Kevin has many years of experience in consultancy to aid organisations in achieving accreditation to ISO27001 standard on Information Security Management. Kevin is a recognised expert in Critical National Infrastructure security, SCADA security, and the protection of critical systems. He currently acts as an executive consultant to Airbus on matters of cyber security across multiple domains and platforms and works closely with Government agencies on cyber security topics in addition to European programmes such as the "European Control System Security Incident Analysis Network“ and the EU Cyber Security Public Private Partnership.
He is a frequent public speaker on cyber security and the protection of critical national infrastructure, in addition to an advisor to numerous cyber security research programmes and events. Kevin is an advocate and champion for cyber security in academia, development of cyber skills and for multi-disciplinary research.